Politics & Law

State lawmaker files legislation to rescind the weird law that tries to kick the...

A state senator from Tampa Bay has filed a bill to repeal the controversial state law that is causing headaches over the public’s access...

High honor: South Florida students who founded March for Our Lives after mass shooting...

The students who survived the horrific February shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland and then founded the March for Our Lives...
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Florida AG Pam Bondi takes on CVS, Walgreens in ongoing lawsuit to stem opioid...

Florida is suing national drugstore giants like CVS Pharmacy, Inc. and Walgreens Co., in an ongoing lawsuit dealing with the state’s opioid crisis.Attorney General...
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More than a quarter of Florida voters are disenfranchised – and it’s not who...

About 3.5 million Floridians were disenfranchised this past election -  and we’re not talking about convicted felons.They are “No Party Affiliation” voters – people...
Kionne McGhee

In Florida’s Republican-majority Legislature, a progressive speaks

With a solid majority of Republicans gathered together Tuesday for an organizational session of the new, post-election Florida Legislature, a progressive grabbed a rare...
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That’s all, folks! The anticlimactic end to Florida’s cliffhanger election

After all the grassroots organizing, the brutal politics, the contentious recount, and the national media frenzy, Florida’s 2018 midterm election ended today in about...
Women's March

Resilient women candidates: They come back and win after an election loss

Two years ago,  Jennifer Webb was on the campaign trail in Pinellas County, vying for a seat in Florida’s state House. She lost.What happened...
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Democrat Charlie Crist & Republican Matt Gaetz team up in Congress to help veterans...

An independent poll commissioned by the American Legion last year showed that 22 percent of veterans are currently using cannabis to treat a medical condition. Now...

Florida Supreme Court rules Facebook “friendship” is not the same as having real friends

In the age of social media, the question of online friendship has made it up to the state’s highest courts to decide.In a ruling...
Leon County

Crying “fraud” during elections

Sound familiar?“Republicans have embarked on a scorched-earth strategy that has involved accusing elections officials of breaking the law by counting ballots, suing to stop said counting, baselessly...

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