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U.S. Senate passes coronavirus relief aid; bill now returns to the House

The U.S. Senate passed President Joe Biden’s nearly $2 trillion stimulus plan Saturday afternoon after wrangling over an amendment to trim unemployment benefits derailed...

Former FL Supreme Court Chief Justice Gerald Kogan dies at 87; a pioneer in...

Former Florida Supreme Court Chief Justice Gerald Kogan, 87, died in Miami on March 4.The Florida Supreme Court provided a press release that shows...

Johnson & Johnson vaccine comes to FL; 60 and older population likely next for...

With a third vaccine — Johnson & Johnson — arriving in Florida this week, Gov. Ron DeSantis is considering allowing the age 60 and...

Sweeping voting rights package passes U.S. House

The House passed sweeping voting rights, redistricting, campaign finance and ethics reform, late Wednesday night along party lines in a 220 to 210 vote, but the historic package...

Banning big reptiles upsets a big FL industry. Let’s upset some others

The Dry Tortugas are about as far away from Florida as you can get and still be in Florida — but they’ve got a...

State senators want more rehabilitation for inmates and incentives to shorten prison sentences

A bipartisan effort advancing this week in the state Senate would bolster prison rehabilitation programs to allow inmates to earn shorter sentences.That concept, called...

Lives lost from COVID-19; Florida and U.S. flags at half-staff Wednesday

Flags are flying half-staff Wednesday in Florida, in remembrance of lives lost from COVID-19.Thus far, 31,135 Florida residents, and 561 non-residents, have died in...

DeSantis paints a positive picture of FL, and a scary one too, as 2021...

Gov. Ron DeSantis gave two starkly different views of Florida during his State of the State speech on Tuesday, one part scary and the...

FL House Speaker criticizes media, lobbyists as 2021 legislative session convenes

Florida House Speaker Chris Sprowls set the tone of the 2021 legislative session, at least in the House chamber, by taking time to essentially...

Faith leaders condemn FL plan to crack down on protests, call for focus on...

Faith leaders with the Florida Poor People’s Campaign say a state effort to “combat rioting, looting, and violence” is an attack on Floridians’ right...

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