Politics & Law

State Rep. Sean Shaw demands apology from CFO Jimmy Patronis for “racially biased” questions

In response to a Florida Phoenix story, Florida State Representative Sean Shaw, who is running for Attorney General,  is calling for Chief Financial Officer...

Florida governor candidate Gwen Graham on abortion rights

With a new seat opening up on the U.S. Supreme Court, women everywhere are thinking about the Roe v. Wade decision that made it...

Florida felon rights restoration a national story

We’re not the only ones talking about Florida’s flawed voter restoration process for felons. Our Florida Phoenix story, written by CD Davidson-Hiers, covered the...

Is Florida GOP’s tough talk on immigration a winning ticket in November?

Last Saturday in cities throughout Florida, thousands of people gathered to denounce the Trump administration’s “zero tolerance” policy on illegal immigration which has resulted...

Eastpoint wildfire victims file for state aid as relief efforts continue

Residents in the wildlife-ravaged town of Eastpoint, south of Tallahassee, have filed 89 claims with the state for aid in emergency living expenses - ...

State Clemency Official to Black Applicant: How Many Kids Do You Have? By How...

About 1.7 million people in Florida cannot vote. Amendment 4 on the November ballot might change that. Erwin Jones, an African-American man, was standing...

Planned Parenthood opens new clinic in Florida’s state capital

The facility isn’t easy to find, and you won’t see signs on the building that have anything to do with reproductive services or really...

America’s offshore oil lobby is circling like sharks

In the Crazy Town political atmosphere we now inhabit, you can get whiplash trying to follow the bouncing slime balls. Or, in this case,...

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