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We meant what we voted

Straight out of the Florida Department of Oh-No-You-Didn’t, Governor-elect Ron DeSantis and other Republican politicians are now claiming they need to “implement” the ballot...
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An attorney/politician will lead Florida’s massive education system — and it won’t be easy

Former House Speaker Richard Corcoran – a lawyer and astute politician with no education credentials – will be Florida’s new Education Commissioner, taking on...
Health care

Florida leads nation in signups to Affordable Care Act

The deadline for Floridians to sign up for health care benefits through the Affordable Care Act in 2019 expired over the weekend, and when...
Ron DeSantis

Gov.-elect Ron DeSantis’s inner circle

Here’s a look at who Gov.-elect Ron DeSantis has picked to head up the key positions in the governor's office:Shane Strum, Chief of StaffNow...
Florida Phoenix

Here are Gov.-elect DeSantis’s picks for five state agencies

In the run-up to his Jan. 8 inauguration, Florida Gov.-elect Ron DeSantis is building his administration, appointing people to head state agencies. Here are...
Banned books

Critics want Gov.-elect Ron DeSantis to kick off 2 members of education advisory committee

Controversy is stirring over picks on Governor-elect Ron DeSantis's education advisory committee, with critics calling on DeSantis to remove two members accused of being...
TK Wetherell

A tribute to T.K. Wetherell

T.K. Wetherell was one of a kind.A few days shy of his 73rd birthday, the former house speaker, former president of Florida State University...

Former Trump spokeswoman is new Ron DeSantis spokeswoman

Florida Governor- Elect Ron DeSantis just named a former Trump White House spokeswoman as his new Communications director. She is Helen Aguirre Ferré, who...
bus for free college

They’re sticking with the union: More Fla adjunct professors joining forces

The push for adjunct professors in Florida to collectively organize accelerated this week, with instructors at seven more state colleges filing to unionize.If the...

The core cause of pervasive discrimination and sexual harassment

Anti-feminist politicos and talk show yakkers try to ridicule the reality that women in our rich and advanced society might endure any "oppression." America...

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