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Environmentalists blast Gov. DeSantis for blocking local phase-outs of oil and gas as fuel...

Disregarding warnings about worsening climate change, Gov. Ron DeSantis signed into law a measure that prevents local governments from moving away from oil and...

States race to launch multi-billion-dollar sports betting for NFL season; fans and foes in...

Are you ready for some football? More to the point: Are you ready to gamble on it (legally)? Twenty-one states and the District of Columbia are...

Voting-rights advocacy groups are the latest to file a legal challenge to FL’s new...

A new Florida law imposing limits on voting by mail has attracted another lawsuit, this one by the Southern Poverty Law Center and the...

Gov. Ron DeSantis approves property insurance reform but some FL homeowners could see a...

Gov. Ron DeSantis on Friday signed a property insurance law aimed to reduce lawsuits and prohibit contractors from encouraging residents to file claims for...

FL Legislature, longtime enemy of conservation funding, OKs creating wildlife corridors

Eight years ago, I talked to a nature photographer named Carlton Ward Jr., an eighth-generation Floridian, about a crazy idea he had. To me, it...
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A short sighted move? DeSantis vetoed $1.35 billion in federal funds that could have...

Advocates for the disadvantaged say Gov. Ron DeSantis was short sighted in creating certain reserve funds that weren't eligible for federal relief money, and...

DeSantis signs new state budget that boosts teacher pay but leaves many of FL’s...

Gov. Ron DeSantis bragged when signing into law a record $101.5 billion state budget on Wednesday about spending boosts for education, mental health assistance,...

Gov. DeSantis’ anti-Big Tech law gets him dragged into federal court; industry calls law...

Three days after Gov. Ron DeSantis signed his new law punishing social media platforms for alleged censorship of conservatives, the measure has drawn a...

U.S. Rep. Castor calls on DeSantis to veto ‘dirty energy’ bill that blocks local...

Florida cities that want to cut ties with oil and gas and convert to clean energy will not be able to do so if...

Sales-tax holiday on disaster supplies starts Friday ahead of active 2021 hurricane season

A Florida sales-tax holiday on disaster supplies begins Friday, four days before the official start of what is expected to be another tumultuous hurricane...

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