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Public split on whether felons should pay fines in order to vote, new poll...

Floridians are divided almost evenly when it comes to the issue of whether felons need to pay  fines, fees or restitution before getting the...

Progress Florida grades Florida lawmakers’ 2019 votes

Thirteen Florida legislators won a progressive organization’s title of “People’s Champions” for their votes on key legislation during the 2019 legislative session. That’s up...

Florida public school officials are still allowed to paddle little kids and teens

State Sen. Annette Taddeo stood before colleagues this spring looking for support to ban corporal punishment at school – a form of discipline, usually...

Trump nominee confirmed to lifetime position as U.S. District Judge in North Florida

Allen Winsor, an appellate judge in Florida whose nomination to U.S. District Court was fiercely opposed by a coalition of progressive groups, was confirmed...
A Ga. coal plant which serves Jacksonville. (JEA Photo)

Kathy Castor says Trump power plant rule is a new form of climate denial

The Trump administration finalized its rollback of President Barack Obama’s Clean Power Plan on Wednesday, and a Florida Congresswoman called it “a new form...

Getting that FL Bright Futures scholarship just got a little harder

The future may be a little less bright for minority students seeking to qualify for Bright Futures merit scholarships to pay for their tuition...

Pinellas county town of Safety Harbor becomes the latest Florida community to pledge to...

The City Commission of Safety Harbor voted unanimously this week to be the ninth Florida city pledging a goal of  100 percent clean, renewable...

If Gov. DeSantis signs bill, questionable health insurance policies could expand in Florida

Floridians may get a chance to buy cheaper health insurance under a bill awaiting Gov. Ron DeSantis’ approval.But they better read the fine print.They...
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New poll shows 6 Democrats either leading or in statistical tie with Donald Trump...

Former Vice President Joe Biden leads President Trump, 50 percent to 41 percent, according to a Quinnipiac poll released Tuesday.The poll shows that Vermont...
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Three FL Democratic U.S. Reps. co-sponsoring U.S. House effort to study slavery reparations

WASHINGTON -- The U.S. House is slated to hold a hearing Wednesday on legislation that would establish a commission to consider reparations for the...

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