Politics & Law

The feds say they will keep releasing vile Lake Okeechobee pollution to coasts

Despite the nasty fluorescent green algae outbreak that’s happening off South Florida’s east and west coasts, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has resumed...
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The Great Debate: Democrats for governor to face off in online-only event

With the Aug. 28 primary election rapidly approaching, Florida voters will get a chance to see the five candidates running for governor debate Wednesday...
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Gwen Graham has already consulted attorney in potential Florida Supreme Court battle

President Trump's nomination of Brett Kavanaugh to the U.S. Supreme Court has interjected the power of the federal judiciary into Florida's governor's race, and...
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GOP environmentalists today: As rare as a Florida panther

In Florida, Republican environmentalists used to be a thing.And they didn’t get more prominent than Nathaniel Pryor Reed. The legendary conservationist from South Florida’s...

Scott seeks oily bucks for U.S. Senate campaign

Gov. Rick Scott is flying to Oklahoma City this Thursday to seek political contributions from a who’s who of American fracking, oil, and coal...
Florida Phoenix

National Democratic committee says it will spend millions to try to flip Florida Senate...

Florida Democrats hoping to start a “blue wave” by getting a Democratic majority in the state Senate during this fall’s elections got a significant financial boost...
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Florida activists speak out against Trump Supreme Court nominee

Progressive activists on Thursday gathered outside the Florida Supreme Court and called on Florida U.S. Senators Bill Nelson and Marco Rubio to reject President...

Department of Justice reopens Emmett Till case

New evidence in the 1955 murder of 14-year-old Emmett Till in Mississippi has surfaced, prompting the U.S. Department of Justice to reopen the case....
Florida Phoenix

Kathy Castor blasts Trump ‘sabotage’ of consumer help for Affordable Health Care Act

Since healthcare.gov went live in the fall of 2013, no state in the union has had more people sign up for the Affordable Care...
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“Unless we get our friggin’ medicine, we’re not going to be able to get...

Marijuana activists called on Florida Gov. Rick Scott on Wednesday to drop the state’s challenges over two lawsuits related to medical marijuana.The 2016 constitutional...

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