Culture & Society

Gov. Ron DeSantis and the state Cabinet wander far afield of Florida, taking symbolic...

The Florida Cabinet made a symbolic vote Tuesday to place online booking platform Airbnb on its list of “scrutinized companies” that the state invests...

Democrat Susan Bucher resigns as Palm Beach Supervisor of Elections, ending what could have...

Susan Bucher had been keeping a low profile since she was suspended as Palm Beach County Supervisor of Elections by GOP Governor Ron DeSantis...

DeSantis chooses new Secretary of State after first pick resigns over racially offensive photos

Governor Ron DeSantis has selected Hillsborough Circuit Court Judge Laurel Lee to be Florida’s new Secretary of State – just four days after his...

Good luck with your plan to control Florida women, dude

Women are becoming CEOs, joining the military, voting, running for office, walking around like they’re as good as a dude! And some men just...
high school classroom, school, education

A new nonprofit will advance a “school choice” education agenda for FL – but...

A new nonprofit called the “School Choice Movement” will push a broad education agenda to expand scholarship programs for kids to attend private schools...
University of Florida

Good news for families: More money for Bright Futures scholarships to pay for college

State lawmakers have bumped state funding for the merit-based Bright Futures scholarships to $545 million this academic year, up from $520 million approved last...
Florida Phoenix

Will Florida Legislature pass an “anti-sanctuary cities” bill in 2019?

Newly elected Gov. Ron DeSantis promised on the campaign trail to crack down on undocumented immigrants. One of his chief targets: ridding Florida of...
Graduation

Are impressive graduation rates in FL for real? State calculations eliminate thousands of kids,...

North Florida’s Suwannee County School District posted an almost perfect record for kids earning diplomas last school year -- a 96.2-percent graduation rate showing...

Florida’s new Secretary of State abruptly resigns after racially offensive photos surface

Florida Secretary of State Michael Ertel abruptly resigned Thursday after a newspaper published pictures of him in blackface and dressed for Halloween as a...
Democratic Rep. Shevrin Jones and activists discussing “Dignity for Incarcerated Women Act”

Democrats introduce “Dignity for Incarcerated Women Act”

Criminal justice advocates say that a lack of sanitary products in women’s prisons is humiliating, prompting a group of Democratic lawmakers to propose legislation...

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