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Florida voters: Here’s your state Constitutional Amendment guide

Florida voters could face a whopping list of 12 different proposed Amendments to Florida’s Constitution at the polls Nov. 6 (though the Florida Supreme...

Federal opioid legislation could help pull South Florida out of crisis

The U.S. House of Representatives approved legislation Friday that may help combat South Florida’s opioid crisis, the South Florida Sun Sentinel reports.The package of...
Amendment 12

A closer look at Florida Constitutional Amendment 12

AMENDMENT 12: lobbying and abuse of office by public officersBALLOT SUMMARY: “Expands current restrictions on lobbying for compensation by former public officers; creates restrictions...
Rick Scott in Tampa

The political battle for Florida’s Latino vote

Two events invoke the importance of capturing the Latino vote in Florida this election year - and specifically from the burgeoning Puerto Rican community.The...
Fl Capitol

Tallahassee Democrat newspaper teams up with PR firm as “sponsor” and right-wing think tank...

Well, here’s a what-the-heck headline for this week: The Tallahassee Democrat newspaper is so concerned about how Florida’s capital city will be portrayed in...
DK photo feature

Florida’s racist legacy and today’s throwback politics

Florida pretends it’s not part of the South. Florida pretends it’s some Neverland of palms and pastels, beaches and theme parks full of talking...
Amendment 11

A closer look at Florida Constitutional Amendment 11

AMENDMENT 11: property rights; removal of obsolete provision; criminal statutesBALLOT SUMMARY: “Removes discriminatory language related to real property rights. Removes obsolete language repealed by...

Let it bee so: Among new laws that go into effect Oct. 1, one...

There’s a distinct buzz in Tallahassee as a new law goes into effect Monday that makes it less worthwhile to steal beehives.It’s no joke:...

Florida’s CFO candidates create chilling websites to bash each other

In modern politics today, it’s not only de rigueur for candidates to have websites touting their biography and accomplishments, but now they’re creating separate...

A closer look at Florida Constitutional Amendment 9

Amendment 9: Prohibits Offshore Oil and Gas Drilling; Prohibits Vaping in Enclosed Indoor WorkplacesBALLOT SUMMARY: "Prohibits drilling for the exploration or extraction of oil...

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