Politics & Law

Debbie Wasserman Schultz

Women’s March in D.C. is filled with controversy: FL Congresswoman Debbie Wasserman Schultz won’t...

Two years ago this weekend, more than half-a-million people descended on Washington D.C. for the first Women’s March. Similar rallies were held around Florida...
inauguration

The price tag for DeSantis inauguration is in the millions

From a black-tie inaugural ball to a prayer breakfast, legislative luncheon and other activities in the state capital and elsewhere in Florida, Gov. Ron...
courtesy Wikipedia

FL Gov. DeSantis is for smokable pot for sick people; pushes Legislature to quickly...

Saying "We need to have the people’s will represented," Gov. Ron DeSantis on Thursday pushed the Florida Legislature to quickly fix the state's medical...
Congresswoman Stephanie Murphy

Entire Florida Democratic Congressional delegation backs raising federal minimum wage to $15 an hour

One of the central tenants of the Democratic Party nationally and in Florida over the past several years has been to raise the minimum...
marijuana plant

Changes may come today on the medical marijuana front

Last summer, marijuana activists came to the state capital and called on then-Florida Gov. Rick Scott to drop the state’s challenges over certain lawsuits...
Voting

Messing with Amendment 4 — automatic voting rights for felons — is a “political...

On Tuesday, January 8, we registered 105 Florida felons who had served their sentences to vote at the Leon County Supervisor of Elections office...
Second Chances ad

Could changes be in store for felons who finally can vote?

Felons who have done their time flocked to supervisors of elections offices last week, eager to register to vote after Constitutional Amendment 4’s passage...
Capitol

From Florida’s U.S. Senators: Scott surprised about dysfunction; Rubio calls D.C. meltdown “terrible predicament”

Florida’s GOP senators are frustrated by the ongoing government shutdown and the meltdown in political negotiations in Washington, D.C. In interviews with the Florida Phoenix...
Acosta

FL lawmakers in D.C. pressuring Justice Department to investigate U.S. Labor Secretary

Weeks after an explosive news report revealed U.S. Labor Secretary Alex Acosta arranged a lenient plea deal for a Palm Beach County millionaire accused...
voting booth

Should Florida open up primary elections? New poll says yes.

A new poll says there’s substantial support for opening up Florida’s primary elections to independent voters.Why does it matter?Right now, if you’re not a...

LATEST STORIES

POPULAR STORIES