Culture & Society

Florida’s state retirement system isn’t exactly lucrative for women retirees

So much has been written and said about unequal pay between men and women that one financial piece of the pie can get overlooked:...

More Florida Democrats call for special session on Stand Your Ground law

(Update)  Senate Minority Leader Oscar Braynon, incoming House Minority Leader Kionne McGhee and now Miami Beach Rep. David Richardson are joining St. Petersburg state...
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Integrity Florida Report: 91 percent of Trump judge nominees are white, mostly male

While the national focus in Washington is whether the U.S. Senate will confirm Brett Kavanaugh to succeed Anthony Kennedy on the U.S. Supreme Court,...

Judge knocks greyhound racing ban off the November ballot

A circuit judge has knocked a measure off the fall ballot that would give voters a chance to ban greyhound racing in FloridaGroups working...

Dueling doctors, different credentials, in Democratic state Senate primary in North Florida

On the “Kayser Enneking for state senate” website, the candidate appears in a typical white doctor’s coat, with a stethoscope around her neck.Move on...

Women candidates: “That’s what a state senator looks like.”

Gainesville anesthesiologist Kayser Enneking remembers watching the crescendo of comments coming from presidential candidate Donald Trump in 2016, spurring her to act.“As he began...

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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