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Gov. DeSantis won’t interfere with cities that require residents to wear face masks in...

Update:Gov. Ron DeSantis staged a news conference Saturday as as the daily number of new COVID-19 cases exceeded 4,000, and appeared to shift his...

FL Gov. DeSantis’ Juneteenth proclamation draws attention to Confederate holidays still on the books

As Gov. Ron DeSantis issued a proclamation Friday commemorating the day slavery ended in the United States, questions have been raised about the state's...
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As the state budget deadline looms July 1, key organizations ask DeSantis to deliver...

As Gov. Ron DeSantis prepares to make state budget cuts, a letter signed by 35 Florida organizations calls on the governor to protect longstanding...

DeSantis pushes voters to go to the polls; concedes little to elections supervisors’ ambitions...

Gov. Ron DeSantis has rejected calls by Florida’s supervisors of elections to extend early voting to avoid meltdowns at the polls this summer and...

Supreme Court rejects Trump administration challenge to DACA

WASHINGTON — The U.S. Supreme Court on Thursday salvaged an Obama-era program that has allowed hundreds of thousands of young, unauthorized immigrants known as...

Law enforcement leaders push to “rebuild trust and accountability” in communities through new guidelines

Discussions on better police standards and practices are underway, with police chiefs across the state leading efforts to build more trust between police officers...

U.S. Senate GOP unveils police reform bill that draws Democratic rebukes

WASHINGTON — Senate Republicans unveiled a police reform bill Wednesday that takes a markedly different approach to police reform efforts backed by congressional Democrats.The...

Florida’s Val Demings: On police reform, ‘the president does not go far enough’

Top Florida Democrats were largely unmoved Tuesday by President Trump’s new executive order on police misconduct, saying it didn’t address key issues related to...

Trump signs modest police reform order; defends ‘brave men and women in blue’

WASHINGTON — President Trump signed a modest police reform order Tuesday in response to massive civil unrest over police brutality against people of color.The...

U.S. Supreme Court ruling protects LGBTQ workers from job discrimination

WASHINGTON — In a landmark victory for LGBTQ rights, the U.S. Supreme Court held Monday that employers can’t legally fire people because of their...

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