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FL House delivers a big win for GOP in voting to restrict COVID-related lawsuits;...

The Legislature’s GOP leadership scored their first major achievement of the 2021 legislative session on Friday when the House voted, 83-31, to make it...

One more hurdle to go, and the House will pass legislation to protect businesses...

Democrats in the Florida House struggled Thursday to soften legislation that would shield businesses from COVID-exposure lawsuits, but the Republicans who control the chamber...

Democrats accuse GOP leaders of pitching agenda that is ‘tone-deaf’ to needs of average...

Florida Democratic lawmakers blasted Republicans Tuesday for a 2021 agenda considered tone-deaf to citizens, catering to corporate interests rather than help for Floridians struggling...

DeSantis paints a positive picture of FL, and a scary one too, as 2021...

Gov. Ron DeSantis gave two starkly different views of Florida during his State of the State speech on Tuesday, one part scary and the...

FL House Speaker criticizes media, lobbyists as 2021 legislative session convenes

Florida House Speaker Chris Sprowls set the tone of the 2021 legislative session, at least in the House chamber, by taking time to essentially...
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FL Legislature convenes; aside from pandemic, unrest, and climate damage, lawmakers’ minds will be...

The Florida Legislature convenes today for a two-month-long session expected to be loaded with campaign-style theatrics ahead of 2022 elections and partisan debate over...
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From migrant families to dropouts: Thousands of K-12 kids go ‘missing,’ leading to truancy...

School districts across Florida are looking high and low for tens of thousands of students who apparently did not enroll in a public school...

Gov. DeSantis, legislative Republicans target Chinese government over alleged espionage, trade-secrets theft

Gov. Ron DeSantis and House leaders announced a crackdown on what they called attempts by the Chinese and other governments to sew influence and...
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Ordinary citizens will largely be left out in the 2021 legislative process

With the Florida Legislature convening next week, regular citizens trying to participate in the legislative process will face tough hurdles under COVID-19 protocols set...

Violating freedom of speech is no way to overcome homelessness

The COVID-19 pandemic has ravaged the Florida economy and, according to social service providers, has made more people homeless, despite attempts to block evictions.Along...

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