Politics & Law

Gov. DeSantis appoints Cuban-American judge Barbara Lagoa to Florida Supreme Court

In his first pick for the Florida Supreme Court, Gov. Ron DeSantis on Wednesday appointed Barbara Lagoa  -- a Cuban-American judge who is the...

Women in politics: As of today 2 of 3 members of the FL Cabinet...

With all the inaugural festivities surrounding Florida’s new governor, don’t forget the political significance of the two women who also were sworn in on...

Bipartisan group of Florida Congressional reps reintroduce bill to ban drilling off Florida’s shores

A bipartisan coalition of Florida members of Congress are again pushing legislation that would make permanent the current moratorium on oil drilling off Florida’s...

Gov. Ron DeSantis takes the reins

Gov. Ron DeSantis distinguished himself from his predecessor Rick Scott by emphasizing a clean environment in his Tuesday inaugural speech, but the two biggest...

Lawmakers file bill to expand needle-exchange program in Florida

A pair of Florida legislators are attempting once again to expand a Miami-Dade County program which encourages drug addicts to exchange dirty needles for...

Advocates for Maine’s poor say Florida’s new health care chief slashed needed help

Advocates for the needy say Governor-elect Ron DeSantis’s pick to lead the Florida Agency for Health Care Administration is a hardline conservative who fought...
Nikki Fried

Soon-to-be Ag Commissioner will stand out as the lone Democrat on inauguration day

From participating in a Republican-leaning, military-related event to launching a service project to feed the hungry, soon-to-be Democratic Agriculture Commissioner Nikki Fried on Monday...
Ron DeSantis

Ron DeSantis says the era of the Florida Supreme Court “usurping” legislative power “ends...

The Florida Republican party has dominated state politics for more than two decades now, but GOP legislators have been frustrated over the years by...
Florida Phoenix

A glimpse of two key women in the new DeSantis governorship

On the day before Ron DeSantis’s inauguration as governor Tuesday, soon-to-be First Lady Casey DeSantis, and elected Lt. Gov. Jeanette Nuñez made clear that...

Fighting for a future that doesn’t suck

When Florida’s newly elected Governor Ron DeSantis and Agriculture Commissioner Nikki Fried take office tomorrow, one group of young Floridians will be keenly interested.They...

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