Culture & Society

Florida Immigrant Coalition

Republicans pushing hard-line anti-immigration measures in Legislature

With a national backdrop of anti-immigrant fervor whipped up by President Trump, Florida Republicans are intent on passing laws in the upcoming 2019 legislative...
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Bill Nelson urges voting fix

With the crazy-fast flood of news events, it’s hard to remember an electoral problem that took Florida’s center stage just a mere four months...

Calling it a humanitarian crisis, Florida congressional reps call on Trump to stop...

President Trump is scheduled to give a speech on the crisis in Venezuela in Miami this afternoon, but Miami-Dade Democratic Congresswoman Donna Shalala says...
One Year Anniversary Parkland tragedy

Drug smuggling, organized crime and now, education: A statewide grand jury is a novel...

Once upon a time a Florida governor decided to create a Statewide Grand Jury so the good guys could eliminate drug smuggling.That governor was...
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An unprecedented expansion of school vouchers across Florida? Lawsuits are likely to follow

Setting up the potential to reverse a 13-year-old court ruling that blocked the expansion of school vouchers, Gov. Ron DeSantis on Friday outlined a...
Marco Rubio

Marco Rubio critical of Trump’s “national emergency” over wall

President Donald Trump announced Friday that he is declaring a national emergency, circumventing the legislative branch to secure border wall funding.“We’re going to...
David McCallister (right, with Florida state Senator Dennis Baxley)

Confederate monument advocate wants to fight for Trump in Tallahassee

(UPDATED) David McCallister, a lawyer who led the effort to maintain a controversial Confederate monument in Hillsborough County during the summer of 2017, has...
Hospital

As Hospitals Post Sticker Prices Online, Most Patients Will Remain Befuddled

As of Jan. 1, in the name of transparency, the Trump administration required that all hospitals post their list prices online. But what is...
High School

Public schools are supposed to report crimes to the state but not all do....

When Gov. Ron DeSantis petitioned the Florida Supreme Court to impanel a statewide grand jury to investigate "crimes and wrongs" related to school safety,...
PIttsburgh Synagogue Shooting

FL hate crimes law excludes women and the disabled. “What does that say about...

A three-month investigation by local law enforcement this week determined that the man who killed two women at a Tallahassee yoga studio last November...

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