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Thousands ask Gov.-elect Ron DeSantis to address climate change

Hoping to get Florida’s new governor to pay attention to one of the state’s largest environmental problems, officials with several statewide organizations delivered a...
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Groups sue to stop Trump administration’s oil exploration blasts off Atlantic coast

A coalition of environmental groups on Tuesday sued the federal government to stop seismic air gun blasting off the Atlantic coast – a precursor...
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DeSantis appoints transition advisors for environment, agriculture

Governor-elect Ron DeSantis has picked 40 unpaid advisors to help shape his administration’s appointments and policies when it comes to natural resources, agriculture, and...
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Online art project tells harrowing Hurricane Michael stories

A group of Tallahassee artists, a drone pilot and Nashville photographer Jeremy Cowart have a new online art project that highlights the devastation caused by...
Nikki Fried

Ag Commissioner-elect Nikki Fried sets up transition team; asks citizens for input

Set to become Florida's first female elected Agriculture Commissioner, Democrat Nikki Fried has set up a transition team that includes a wide range of...
Romaine lettuce

Don’t worry, your salad is OK: Florida’s romaine lettuce is safe to eat

Florida’s romaine lettuce is safe to eat, according to Florida Commissioner of Agriculture Adam Putnam.Putnam announced Tuesday that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration...

State lawmaker files legislation to rescind the weird law that tries to kick the...

A state senator from Tampa Bay has filed a bill to repeal the controversial state law that is causing headaches over the public’s access...
Kionne McGhee

In Florida’s Republican-majority Legislature, a progressive speaks

With a solid majority of Republicans gathered together Tuesday for an organizational session of the new, post-election Florida Legislature, a progressive grabbed a rare...
Nikki Fried

Democrat Nicole “Nikki” Fried claims historic victory in Commissioner of Agriculture race.

In a tight race that spawned a grueling series of recounts, Democrat Nicole “Nikki” Fried claimed victory in the campaign for Florida's Agriculture Commissioner...
Ron DeSantis

A Ron DeSantis win for Florida governor: How will he govern? And what’s in...

It may not be official yet, but it looks like Florida has a new governor, Republican Ron DeSantis, based on the most recent tallies...

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