Politics & Law

FL Dems vote yes on Trump impeachment resolution in U.S. House; FL Republicans say...

Florida’s congressional Democrats voted Thursday in favor of pursuing the impeachment of President Donald Trump – while the state’s Republicans sided with the president.The...

Overwhelmed and understaffed: FL’s 96 prison inspectors faced 10,991 investigations last year

When a corrections officer was arrested last week for a prison beating of her former brother-in-law, state Rep. Dianne Hart thanked the Florida Department...

Fla. Democrat blasts Trump official for ‘heinous white supremacist ideology’

A senior Florida Democrat called a top Trump administration immigration official a white supremacist Wednesday and charged the administration with pursuing racist immigration policies.“You...
high school classroom, school, education

Embarrassingly low teacher pay in FL has sparked a face-off between the governor and...

Teacher union officials are irked following comments made by Republican Gov. Ron DeSantis, who discussed teacher pay and party politics on Tuesday.And a face-off...
Health care

U.S. Senate Democrats fail to unravel Trump policy that weakens Obamacare

U.S. Senate Democrats failed on Wednesday to overturn a Trump administration policy that allows states to ignore certain requirements of the Obama administration’s Affordable...
minimum wage

Initiative to raise Florida’s minimum wage to $15 an hour passes key hurdle

A constitutional initiative to let Floridians decide whether to raise the state’s minimum wage to $15 an hour has passed a key milestone.The Florida...

FL AG Moody wants lawmakers to address the growing problem of teenagers and vaping

Florida Attorney General Ashley Moody wants state lawmakers to crack down on vaping among teenagers.Moody, a Republican Cabinet member who has launched an investigation...

Despite protests, a parental-consent law for minors seeking abortions could become a reality in...

Florida is moving closer to requiring minors seeking an abortion to get consent from a parent or legal guardian, with top Republican leaders in...
Capitol

U.S. House Democrats assail Trump policy that weakens transgender protections

WASHINGTON — A Trump administration policy that weakens transgender protections at homeless shelters was under fire on Capitol Hill at a hearing Tuesday.At a...

NCAA caves on allowing student athletes to accept monetary compensation

As Florida considers following California’s lead on allowing college athletes to accept outside compensation, the NCAA’s governing board has voted unanimously to acquiesce on...

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