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Proposal would ban guns in childcare facilities in FL

Concealed weapons are prohibited in a variety of public places in Florida, including elementary and secondary schools -- but not in childcare facilities. Trying...
Miami-Dade Democratic state Rep. Dotie Joseph is co-sponsoring the ERA resolution in the Florida House

Momentum on Equal Rights Amendment? Some GOP female lawmakers side with Dems on ERA

On Women’s Equality Day last month, a group of spirited women rights activists rallied in the state Capitol, calling on the Florida Legislature to...
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Central Florida won’t house immigrant children at detention facility after all

Two months ago, the Trump administration was looking at possible sites in Central Florida for a shelter to hold immigrant children detained along the...

U.S. Census: FL makes gains in income and lowers poverty rate but still lags...

Household income is trending up and the percent of Floridians living in poverty is trending down in a new report from the U.S. Census...

Gov. DeSantis not impressed by U.S. House impeachment inquiry by Democrats

While the political world was transfixed on Washington D.C. by a whistleblower complaint and potential impeachment proceedings against President Donald Trump, Gov. Ron DeSantis...

Another little bundle of joy expected for Florida’s Governor’s Mansion

Gov. Ron DeSantis and First Lady Casey DeSantis announced via their Twitter feeds Thursday that they are expecting their third child.“[email protected] and I are...

The Florida Supreme Court: A male bastion with one woman and no African Americans

Gov. Ron DeSantis appeared in the Florida Supreme Court’s august chamber on Tuesday to see two of his appointments to the court invested. Looking...

Group seeking approval for recreational pot mails petitions to voters

Your petition is in the mail.With time growing short, advocates of an initiative seeking to make recreational marijuana use legal in Florida are mailing...

New report examines unchecked “crisis” with Florida’s most vulnerable young girls

Vulnerable young girls – including young girls of color, those identifying as LGBT, and others in rural areas -- face significant rates of violence...

Battle over conversion therapy heats up at local, state, and national levels; Orlando weighs...

Jordan Hunter is still haunted years after undergoing conversion therapy, a controversial concept that aims to change a person’s sexual orientation.The Orlando resident, 29,...

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