Culture & Society

Our governor’s secret job

Gov. Rick Scott -- and the governors before him -- has a job. That job is a public job, not a secret job.Yet voters...
Love Vote

New “Love Vote” website promotes poignant stories of Floridians who can’t vote

In Florida's last midterm general election in 2014, nearly half of the state's registered voters (49 percent) chose - for whatever reason - not to come...
C-SPAN

Conservative student group that hosted AG Jeff Sessions, chanting ‘Lock her up,’ has 23...

U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions addressed a crowd at a high school leadership summit Tuesday morning in Washington, D.C., when the audience began chanting...

Advocacy group challenges Florida’s “fake” concern over women’s health

Pro-choice advocates will be in Tallahassee next week to petition Gov. Rick Scott and the Florida Department of Health to demand more accountability for...
Sasha Garden

LGBTQ community rocked by series of Florida murders

In the past five months, four transgender women of color and an African-American gay man – possibly  tied to the same drag show touring...
roadway

Traffic gridlock: Critics say pricey, exclusive toll lanes (“Lexus Lanes”) hurt the poor. Will...

Vexing traffic congestion seems to be an issue in all of Florida's major urban regions, yet it has not received much attention from the...

Activists call for Tampa Bay prosecutor to file charges in shocking ‘Stand Your Ground’...

In the wake of the shooting death of Markeis McGlockton last week in Pinellas County, a coalition of activist groups are calling on Pinellas/Pasco...
Florida Phoenix

New political effort to let independent voters – not just Dems and GOPs...

Though there is considerable interest this summer in who the next governor of Florida will be, the fact is that more than three million...
deputies on the beach

Grumpy rich people to public: Get off my lawn – er, public beach!

Maybe we’ve all been taking our right to stroll unfettered along Florida’s beaches for granted. Because it looks like a flap that exploded last...

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