Environment

It’s not just Florida – politicians are trying to restrict citizen ballot initiatives all...

The Florida Legislature is pushing hard line measures this year to restrict how citizens get initiatives on the ballot to amend Florida’s Constitution. It...
DeSantis

Governor meeting today with football legend Dan Marino, celebrating FL Golf Day, dinner with...

Gov. Ron DeSantis’s schedule today shows he visited with former Miami Dolphins player Dan Marino, United States Coast Guard Rear Admiral Peter Brown, is...

All that talk about solving Florida’s horrible algae outbreaks? Legislature comes up short so...

Florida made national news last year when nasty algae outbreaks fouled the coasts and sent dead sea creatures washing ashore.The environmental crisis was a...

How much is climate change costing us? A bill in the Legislature would start...

When building a bridge to the future, it’s important to know where we’re going and how much it’s going to cost.Nowhere is this principle...
Constitution

Lawmakers cite “foreign entities” as reason they are pushing to restrict citizen-led FL Constitutional...

Invoking concerns about “foreign entities” interfering in Florida elections, a GOP-controlled committee in the House of Representatives has voted along party lines for a...

Gov. DeSantis “not sure” why Trump is visiting Lake Okeechobee Friday

Gov. Ron DeSantis said Thursday that he talks to President Donald Trump about a lot of things, but is “not sure, to be honest”...
Florida wetlands

Advocates urge full funding for state parks this year

Advocates for Florida’s state parks, including former gubernatorial candidate Gwen Graham, gathered in Tallahassee Wednesday to urge state lawmakers to fully fund parks and...
State Capitol

It may seem like Monopoly money, but Florida’s state budget is a serious exercise

As the Florida House and Senate prepare to pass their initial state budget plans, there turns out to be a surprise big spender.It’s Gov....
Nik Harris

An LGBTQ consumer advocate for Florida

Florida has its first ever LGBTQ consumer advocate.State Agriculture Commissioner Nikki Fried appointed Shenika “Nik” Harris to the newly created position in her agency.Harris,...
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Republicans want to overhaul redevelopment agencies that help rebuild blighted areas

For the past two legislative sessions, state Republicans have tried to overhaul what’s called Community Redevelopment Agencies (CRAs) that finance improvements in blighted areas.The...

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