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State health experts ask Congress for help combating opioid crisis

WASHINGTON — States need sustained, flexible federal funding to support programs working to reduce deaths and addiction from opioids and other drugs, state health...

There’s plenty to cheer conservatives in Gov. DeSantis’ State of the State speech

Gov. Ron DeSantis delivered a State of the State address Tuesday that mixed progressive rhetoric with conservative priorities including a hard line on taxes,...
ERA Florida 1982

Trump, three states try to block ERA as it heads to historic milestone. But...

Equal Rights Amendment supporters in Florida cheered an important Senate committee vote Thursday in Virginia — which is expected to become the final state...

President Trump addresses nation; FL lawmakers in Congress react to retaliatory missile strikes by...

After the U.S. killing of a top Iranian military figure, Iran retaliated with missile strikes on bases stationed in Iraq, according to news reports....

FL set to create some of the most restrictive barriers in the nation for...

Florida may become one of only six states that requires both the notification and consent of parents if their teenage daughter wants to have...

Voting rights restoration gives felons a voice in more states

A mistake Rynn Young made decades ago, when he was just a teenager, cost him the right to vote.Twenty-one years after his drug possession...

Democrat-aligned faith leaders question Trump’s effort to rally evangelical voters

With the president scheduled to hold an “Evangelicals for Trump” rally at a Miami-Dade County church this evening, Democrat-aligned faith leaders accused Donald Trump...

U.S. air strike, killing of Iranian general, prompts social media reaction, with FL lawmakers...

Florida lawmakers in Congress are divided following Friday’s U.S. air strike in Iraq that killed Iranian military figures at Baghdad International Airport, with President...
Pride

Lawmaker: LGBTQ, disabled students, need more protection

State lawmakers are concerned about discriminatory practices against students who have a disability or identify as LGBTQ, and are pushing legislation focused on Florida...

CDC: Amid vaping epidemic and marketing push, states underfund anti-tobacco programs

State spending on programs to prevent tobacco use in Florida amounts to one-third of what the Centers for Disease Control recommends, while the tobacco...

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