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Florida public school officials are still allowed to paddle little kids and teens

State Sen. Annette Taddeo stood before colleagues this spring looking for support to ban corporal punishment at school – a form of discipline, usually...

Trump nominee confirmed to lifetime position as U.S. District Judge in North Florida

Allen Winsor, an appellate judge in Florida whose nomination to U.S. District Court was fiercely opposed by a coalition of progressive groups, was confirmed...
early voting booth

FL counties will get bucks to spend for online election security

On the eve of President Donald Trump’s presidential campaign kickoff in Orlando, Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis promised Monday to dedicate some $5 million so...
High school graduates

Gov. DeSantis okay with substituting computer science over traditional math and science classes required...

Gov. Ron DeSantis on Monday touted key computer science initiatives and said he’d soon sign legislation related to computer science education – though the...

Ag Commissioner Nikki Fried: She doesn’t walk in the “same boots” as her predecessors

Nikki Fried says Florida voters were looking for something different when they narrowly elected her as state agriculture commissioner last November.“As the first woman...
Florida Immigrant Coalition

DeSantis goes to Panhandle Republican country to sign hardline immigration measure

Gov. Ron DeSantis, flanked by hard-line GOP U.S. House Rep. Matt Gaetz, traveled to a Republican stronghold in the Panhandle Friday to sign into...

Activists in Orlando say they’ll have thousands to protest Trump visit

Donald Trump officially kicks off his reelection campaign next Tuesday night at the Amway Center in Orlando, and some of his political opponents say...

A political rematch in key South Florida Congressional district?

WASHINGTON – Democrats are downplaying the prospect of a rematch in a key South Florida Congressional district that was one of the national upsets...
Pride

Gov. DeSantis says he sees no need for LGBTQ legal protections in his administration

Two days after omitting mention of LGBTQ Floridians in a memorandum commemorating the 2016 Pulse nightclub shootings, Gov. Ron DeSantis said Thursday that he...

New FL health insurance programs signed into law

Gov. Ron DeSantis has signed legislation that legislative backers say will encourage Floridians to save money by shopping for certain medical services based on...

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