Politics & Law

algae bloom

Environmentalists file new legal action to force state to spend conservation money the way...

A coalition of environmental groups says Florida’s algae outbreaks and subsequent marine life die-offs are so severe that the Leon Circuit Court should immediately...

ACLU report says young and minority voters have more vote-by-mail ballots rejected

More Floridians are voting early by mail, but a greater percentage of the mail-in ballots cast by young people and people of color are...

Florida helps victims of crime; Some rules apply.

When someone is the victim of a crime and has to miss work, the state of Florida has a program to help out. The...

Latest poll in governor’s race shows Andrew Gillum leading Ron DeSantis

The latest poll of Florida’s governor race shows Democrat Andrew Gillum leading Republican Ron DeSantis by six points, 50 percent to 44 percent. The...
Amendment 1

A closer look at Florida Constitutional Amendment 1

About this Florida Phoenix series: Florida voters could face a whopping twelve different proposed amendments to the state Constitution on Nov. 6 - one...
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Focus on public education: DeSantis releases school policy plans; Gillum stands by his $1...

In his first major policy plan on public education in Florida, Republican gubernatorial nominee Ron DeSantis released details Tuesday that would tackle everything from...
Tom Steyer

Tom Steyer’s “Black Lives Rising” to concentrate on increasing young black voter turnout in...

A new campaign called Black Lives Rising launched Tuesday with $1 million and a goal to increase turnout among young black voters in 13...
Rick Scott

Rick Scott takes shot at Dianne Feinstein as he comments on Brett Kavanaugh

Florida Governor Rick Scott is weighing in on allegations that Supreme Court justice nominee Brett Kavanaugh sexually assaulted a California woman back in the...

Florida’s economy is booming, but not for everybody. How will that affect the governor’s...

On the campaign trail, Republican gubernatorial candidate Ron DeSantis, outgoing Gov. Rick Scott, and their GOP allies paint a rosy picture of the state’s...

U.S. Sen. Bill Nelson says hearings should happen to hear Brett Kavanaugh’s accuser –...

Florida Democratic U.S. Senator Bill Nelson said today that he believes that there should be an investigation into the allegations that surfaced over the...

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