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NextGen health care

A surprising new political prospect: health care might be a top issue drawing young...

Organizers for NextGen America have noticed something surprising while working in Florida to register young people to vote in the Nov. 6 midterm election:Young...
Andrew Gillum victory

Dems bash Ron DeSantis for airing negative ad against Andrew Gillum as Hurricane Michael...

With Hurricane Michael barreling into the Panhandle Wednesday afternoon, all eyes were focused on potentially life-threatening conditions that come with a Category 4 storm.But...
Pride

Unprecedented number of LGBTQ candidates on midterm ballots could mean a Rainbow Wave in...

Blue wave, red tide – there’s a lot of colors involved in this year’s midterm election and one group is pointing to the possibility...

New mobile app for reporting “suspicious activity” raises more questions than answers for schools...

A new state-financed mobile app launched to allow students and community members to report “suspicious activity" anonymously is already raising questions about costs, participation...
NextGen Florida

NextGen Florida final count: over 50,000 young voters registered by Tuesday deadline

NextGen Florida – the Sunshine State’s affiliate of the national young voter registration organization – announced Tuesday that organizers had registered 50,773 young voters,...
andrew gillum

The politics of disaster, Florida-style

Hurricane Michael hasn’t hit land and it’s already political. Not only is the general election around the corner, but one full-time Tallahassee resident (Democrat...
Tuition

College tuition spikes nationwide putting pressure on families, including in Florida

Average tuition and fees at four-year public colleges and universities in Florida have increased by nearly 60 percent over the last decade, with many...
algae bloom

A unique environmental plan for Florida: Gillum promises to actually crack down on polluters

Democratic candidate for governor Andrew Gillum released his environmental policy last week, and it differs markedly from his Republican opponent Ron DeSantis in many...

Criminal justice reform not possible if Florida Constitutional Amendment 5 passes, Florida Policy Institute...

A proposed Florida Constitutional Amendment on the Nov. 6 ballot could increase Florida’s dependence on paying for the criminal justice system by charging more...

Human Rights Campaign working to mobilize equal rights voters ahead of Florida November election

A national LGBTQ civil rights organization, the Human Rights Campaign, is working to mobilize LGBTQ and “equality voters” to tip the balance for Democrats...

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