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Students from across Florida skip school to participate in global youth climate strike

Worried for their future on a planet that grows hotter every year, thousands of young people showed up at protest rallies around the Sunshine State...

Gov. DeSantis due at White House state dinner for Australian leader

Gov. Ron DeSantis was to attend a state dinner at the White House Friday night for Scott Morrison, prime minister of Australia.The affair reportedly...

Campaign to pay college athletes may come to Florida

The Florida House’s Democratic leader plans to file legislation allowing college athletes to earn money through endorsement deals.Rep. Kionne McGhee of Cutler Bay said...

Trump’s pick for labor secretary questioned gay rights in 1985 article

Former Labor Secretary Alexander Acosta resigned earlier this year over his role in securing a plea deal for the late Florida financier and sex...

Florida House bill would allow inmates more time off for good behavior

A proposal intended to relieve stress on Florida’s correctional officers, save hundreds of millions of taxpayer dollars, and encourage good behavior by inmates has...

ACLU sues city of Ocala over policies that criminalize the homeless

Claiming that Ocala’s “unconstitutional” ordinances force homeless people to leave town or land in jail, the ACLU of Florida, the Southern Legal Counsel and...
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Gov. DeSantis and the war against trial lawyers

Gov. Ron DeSantis is firmly behind a renewed Chamber of Commerce campaign against lawyers who sue companies on behalf of consumers and said the...

“This department is in crisis,” GOP lawmaker says about FL Corrections agency

Facing lawmakers in the Capitol for the first time since inmate beatings by corrections officers sparked headlines, Florida Department of Corrections Secretary Mark Inch...

Lawmaker wants to expand FL’s seat belt law, so all passengers buckle up

Wearing a seat belt in a vehicle is considered the norm in Florida, but there's an exception that even some drivers and passengers may...

A coalition of bipartisan lawmakers and businesses call for stronger protections for LGBTQ Floridians

A group of bipartisan Florida lawmakers say momentum is building for legislation that would extend anti-discrimination protections to LGBTQ residents in the state.House and...

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