Politics & Law

A controversial civics test won’t be used by certain colleges — at least for...

Parents, professors, and nonprofits have been fighting against a new rule that would allow college students to earn a civics competency credit — required for...

How school athletics got mixed into a legal battle, COVID-19 and the reopening of...

With the new school year looming, Gov. Ron DeSantis continues his push to get students into brick-and-mortar classrooms, highlighting athletic opportunities that could draw...

The nation’s 50 governors are in a fierce battle over COVID-19 but they can...

UPDATE from Ohio Capital Journal, a sister media outlet of the Florida Phoenix: Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine later tests negative for COVID-19."After earlier testing...

Scott slams ‘disgusting’ Portland protests as Trump administration defends use of federal force

WASHINGTON — U.S. Sen. Rick Scott on Thursday called protests in Portland, Ore., “disgusting” during a Senate hearing in which the top official at...

Gov. DeSantis cancels quarantine order for travelers from New York area, updates restaurant screening

Gov. Ron DeSantis has rescinded his requirement that travelers from the New York region enter quarantine and ordered COVID-19 screening for restaurant employees to...

Citizenship application fees nearly double: ‘Another form of voter suppression,’ critics say

The Trump administration has nearly doubled the cost of applying to become a U.S. citizen, a development Nevada immigration advocates are likening to “another...

Why is the governor leaving important environmental posts unfilled?

One of the trickiest jobs a governor has is picking the right people to run various state agencies. Ideally, he or she must find...

New report: Vote-by-mail fraud is rare and it doesn’t benefit Democrats

Despite President Donald Trump's criticisms and some Republicans suggesting the vote-by-mail method is likely to result in fraud and benefit Democrats more, a new...

Top Homeland Security official vows federal agents ‘will not back away’ from violent protests

WASHINGTON — The Trump administration’s number two at the Department of Homeland Security on Tuesday defended federal law enforcement officers’ intervention in protests in...

A female Black judge appeared to be a strong pick for the FL Supreme...

Gov. Ron DeSantis has already remade the Florida Supreme Court in his own, conservative Republican, image.The question now is whether that court will allow...

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