Politics & Law

Getting that FL Bright Futures scholarship just got a little harder

The future may be a little less bright for minority students seeking to qualify for Bright Futures merit scholarships to pay for their tuition...

Pinellas county town of Safety Harbor becomes the latest Florida community to pledge to...

The City Commission of Safety Harbor voted unanimously this week to be the ninth Florida city pledging a goal of  100 percent clean, renewable...

If Gov. DeSantis signs bill, questionable health insurance policies could expand in Florida

Floridians may get a chance to buy cheaper health insurance under a bill awaiting Gov. Ron DeSantis’ approval.But they better read the fine print.They...
Joe Biden

New poll shows 6 Democrats either leading or in statistical tie with Donald Trump...

Former Vice President Joe Biden leads President Trump, 50 percent to 41 percent, according to a Quinnipiac poll released Tuesday.The poll shows that Vermont...
Capitol

Three FL Democratic U.S. Reps. co-sponsoring U.S. House effort to study slavery reparations

WASHINGTON -- The U.S. House is slated to hold a hearing Wednesday on legislation that would establish a commission to consider reparations for the...
Debris World Trade Center

U.S. Sen. Rick Scott joins 31 D’s, 9 R’s, and 2 indies cosponsoring aid...

Florida U.S. Senator Rick Scott announced on Tuesday that he is backing legislation funding for the September 11th Victim Compensation Fund, which supports 9/11...
Florida Phoenix

Florida Democrats say they’re prepared for Donald Trump’s “distractions”

Hours before Donald Trump was scheduled to appear before a large crowd in Orlando to officially kick off his 2020 reelection campaign, Florida Democrats...

Proposed constitutional amendment on Florida consumer “energy choice” gets fire from all sides

A proposed state constitutional amendment promising choice to electricity consumers has achieved the rare feat of alienating nearly everyone in Florida politics, from the...
early voting booth

FL counties will get bucks to spend for online election security

On the eve of President Donald Trump’s presidential campaign kickoff in Orlando, Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis promised Monday to dedicate some $5 million so...

FL’s Democratic Ag Commissioner Nikki Fried comes out swinging against Trump and GOP

Florida Agriculture Commissioner Nikki Fried on Monday delivered a forceful message to President Donald Trump on the eve of his campaign rally in Orlando...

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