Politics & Law

Will controversial education amendment get kicked off the ballot? An answer is coming soon.

A Leon County circuit court judge is expected to rule Aug. 17 on whether a controversial education amendment should get kicked off the Nov....
Florida Phoenix

Florida adjunct professors to kick off five-city tour to promote tuition-free college, student-loan forgiveness...

Fresh off their efforts to organize as a union call for union certification at two more colleges this month, a group of adjunct professors,...
Florida Phoenix

Southern Poverty Law Center sues ICE & Customs and Border Protection for withholding documents in...

The Southern Poverty Law Center (SPLC) filed lawsuits against two federal government agencies on Wednesday, saying that the government is withholding public information about...
C-SPAN

Conservative student group that hosted AG Jeff Sessions, chanting ‘Lock her up,’ has 23...

U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions addressed a crowd at a high school leadership summit Tuesday morning in Washington, D.C., when the audience began chanting...

Advocacy group challenges Florida’s “fake” concern over women’s health

Pro-choice advocates will be in Tallahassee next week to petition Gov. Rick Scott and the Florida Department of Health to demand more accountability for...
Florida Phoenix

Federal court overturns Florida prohibition of early voting locations on college campuses

College campuses can be used for early voting sites in this year's elections, a federal judge ruled todayJudge Mark Walker granted a preliminary injunction...
roadway

Traffic gridlock: Critics say pricey, exclusive toll lanes (“Lexus Lanes”) hurt the poor. Will...

Vexing traffic congestion seems to be an issue in all of Florida's major urban regions, yet it has not received much attention from the...

Activists call for Tampa Bay prosecutor to file charges in shocking ‘Stand Your Ground’...

In the wake of the shooting death of Markeis McGlockton last week in Pinellas County, a coalition of activist groups are calling on Pinellas/Pasco...
Florida Phoenix

New political effort to let independent voters – not just Dems and GOPs...

Though there is considerable interest this summer in who the next governor of Florida will be, the fact is that more than three million...

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