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The monarch butterfly migration is amazing. A new public-private partnership proposal might help

In the vast, big-sky coastal marshes of St. Marks National Wildlife Refuge south of Tallahassee, the air is thick with migrating monarch butterflies on...

More women are running for president than any time in U.S. history: How cool...

UPDATEDCheck it out: There are more women running for president right now than at any time in American history.We have six women (four of...

Sandy D’Alemberte: A legal giant who fought for the little guys

On the day former Florida State University President Talbot “Sandy’’ D’Alemberte died, a young lawyer named Jose Godinez-Samperio learned he had just won an...

Who says American elected officials have to stay in America to do their jobs?

Why all the fuss about Gov. DeSantis, the Florida Cabinet, and 94 of his besties making a little pilgrimage to the Holy Land? When...

Government researchers sound alarm over spraying antibiotics on FL citrus

If you drive by an orange grove these days and see someone spraying the trees, it may be antibiotics in that mist. They are...

Florida’s attack on young people’s access to abortion care aims to topple key Roe...

This year, abortion opponents across the country have doubled-down on their efforts to attack Roe v. Wade, passing ban after outright ban on abortion...

Stop! Just stop playing politics with Hurricane Michael victims

Ever been to Seaside, the “New Urbanist” community in Walton County? It’s  gorgeous: front porches, picket fences, bike paths, glossy magnolia trees, and even...
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“All Voters Vote:” The campaign for open election primaries in Florida

There has been a real Washingtonization of politics in Florida. Gridlock, hyper-partisanship, corruption, favors for moneyed interests -- politics in Florida have become toxic....

Talk about a throwback. The Florida Legislature’s hellish time travels

Your legislators have left Tallahassee. But not before they voted Florida back to 1877.Old times not forgotten! Good times! Only God’s chosen were allowed...

Keeping watch on our state politicians

The policies that impact citizens the most don’t happen in Washington – they happen at state Capitols.National lobbyists know this, and that’s why they...

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