Culture & Society

Here’s who is serving on the new state committee overseeing medical marijuana

Florida Agriculture Commissioner Nikki Fried on Monday announced she’s forming a new medical marijuana advisory committee that will look at ways to expand patient...

More women are running for president than any time in U.S. history: How cool...

UPDATEDCheck it out: There are more women running for president right now than at any time in American history.We have six women (four of...

Gov. DeSantis signs law taking aim at citizen ballot initiatives, including raising minimum wage...

Gov. Ron DeSantis signed 38 bills into law Friday, including one that will make it difficult to collect petition signatures to place constitutional amendments...
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Yet another national report ranks FL among worst in U.S. for K-12 education spending

Florida remained in the back of the classroom with a “F” in a new report highlighting school finances across the nation.Florida’s flunking grade resulted...

U.S. Ag Secretary meets with Gov. DeSantis, promises Hurricane Michael aid will come swiftly

U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue promised Friday to speed federal Hurricane Michael disaster assistance to Florida, now that President Trump has signed a...

“The tactics of brutal governments:” State lawmaker asking if Trump’s migrant children action is...

A Miami-Dade County Democratic lawmaker is reacting strongly to the Trump administration’s announcement that its shelters housing migrant youths around the country will begin...

Gov. Ron DeSantis’ office still won’t release public records about Israel trip

Gov. Ron DeSantis’ office still has not released public records for a trip that he and 98 people from Florida, including Florida’s three elected...
Pride

Two FL U.S. Reps. co-sponsor bill to ban “gay panic” and “trans panic” defenses...

Two Democratic Florida Congressional representatives– Debbie Wasserman Schultz from South Florida and Charlie Crist from St. Petersburg – are among the co-sponsors of federal...

Dem Fl Ag Commissioner “horrified and disgusted” at GOP state Rep. Mike Hill laughing...

In a fund-raising appeal sent out Thursday, Florida Agriculture Commissioner Nikki Fried slammed a Republican lawmaker who was caught on tape joking about killing...
Teacher in her classroom

What’s next in the education world? “Adjunct teachers” on the rise in Florida’s K-12...

If you’re a current or former college student, you’ve probably been taught at one time or another by an “adjunct” teacher rather than a...

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