Politics & Law

Dignity for incarcerated pregnant women: Lawmakers push for reforms

Advocates for pregnant women inmates came to the state Capitol Tuesday to retell the traumatic story of Tammy Jackson, an inmate at the Broward...

Getting driving privileges back for millions of FL motorists

More than 2 million Florida motorists have had their driver’s licenses suspended because, in many cases, they failed to pay fines, fees, or other...
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Republican legislation could wipe out LGBTQ protections, gay-rights advocates say

The day before the Florida Legislature began its 2020 session, lawmakers filed legislation making it a felony for a doctor to provide medical help...

Martin Luther King’s “I have a dream” speech

Here is the text of Martin Luther King Jr.'s historic "I have a dream" speech, which changed the conversation of our nation and inspired...
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Marches will celebrate passage of ERA, as fight looms with GOP leaders

Equal Rights Amendment activists will celebrate this weekend after lawmakers in Virginia on Wednesday made that state the pivotal 38th one to ratify the...
One Year Anniversary Parkland tragedy

Lawsuit alleges Marjory Stoneman Douglas commission violated open meeting laws

In what began as criticisms of the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School Public Safety Commission – set up to review school safety following the...

FL Senate ready to act on a bill that would block local governments from...

The Florida Senate is poised to block cities, like Key West, from banning the sale of sunscreen.When the Senate holds its first floor session...

Florida is projected to gain two seats in Congress. Here’s why that’s a huge...

WASHINGTON — Florida is projected to gain two U.S. House seats in the coming years, new data show — a change that would increase...

FL Supreme Court advisory opinion on Amendment 4 is a win for governor, GOP;...

The Florida Supreme Court sided with Gov. Ron DeSantis and legislative Republicans in an advisory opinion issued Thursday in which the court said 2018’s...

Bipartisan Senate panel: It’s time to get low-level drug offenders out of state prison

Florida lawmakers on a key Senate panel want to keep low-level offenders out of state prison, particularly drug offenders who need treatment, not incarceration.The...

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