Culture & Society

38 Florida Democrats get “F” grade from conservative ‘Florida Family Action’ legislative scorecard

Conservative activist John Stemberger's Florida Family Policy Council has released its 2018 state legislative scorecard, and it includes failing grades for dozens of Democratic...
Amy Weintraub, Progress Florida

Reproductive rights advocates meet in Tallahassee to demand scrutiny of “fake” women’s clinics

Advocates for reproductive rights converged Tuesday morning at the state Capitol to demand Gov. Rick Scott and other state departments scrutinize what kind of...
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Trump and his supporters are rallying in Tampa tonight

Dozens of hardcore supporters for President Trump camped overnight last night outside Expo Hall at the Florida State Fairgrounds in Tampa, the site of...
Mark Earley

Are voting systems safe or not? Some officials are confident but others are concerned

With crucial midterm elections approaching around the country, election supervisors - and voters - are likely wondering if their voting systems are safe.What sounded...
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Florida’s ‘Stand Your Ground’ law is causing a ‘state of emergency’ for people of...

Democratic candidate for governor Andrew Gillum called Monday for Gov. Rick Scott to issue a state of emergency to suspend the state’s “Stand Your...
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The Endangered Species Act has a target on its back

On a remote beach south of Tallahassee last week, a sizeable crowd gathered to watch legendary marine biologist Jack Rudloe release two rescued juvenile...
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“The people will protect the dogs:” New campaign ad targets greyhound racing cruelty

Every three days, a greyhound dog dies on a Florida racetrack.This is according to a new online ad urging voters to end the practice...

U.S. Sen. Bill Nelson calls for special legislative session to fix public beach access...

U.S. Sen Bill Nelson on Friday called for a special session of the Florida Legislature to repeal the law that is causing controversy and...
Florida Phoenix

The public deserves to hear confession from gunman who killed students at Marjory Stoneman...

Two judges ruled Thursday that the public deserves to know details from the confession of Nikolas Cruz, who killed 17 students at Marjory Stoneman...

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...

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