Politics & Law

New Quinnipiac poll shows Bill Nelson leading Scott in U.S. Senate race

A new poll of the U.S. Senate race shows Democratic incumbent Bill Nelson leading Republican Rick Scott, 53 to 46 percent. It’s a major...

Misleading ads on Florida test results: Gov. Rick Scott should do the math maybe?

An Orlando Sentinel story set the record straight on how Florida kids do on well-regarded federal exams called NAEP (National Assessment of Educational Progress).Scott,...
Amendment 6

Florida League of Women Voters publishes nonpartisan Voter Guide and voting-by-mail is already starting

With 12 constitutional amendments on the ballot this fall in Florida, even the most savvy political observer may need some help brushing up on...
Ron DeSantis

Ron DeSantis says media should call out Andrew Gillum’s associations with organizations that support...

After fielding questions for weeks from political reporters about his association with speakers and other officials who have made anti- Muslim, anti-immigrant and/or anti-black remarks, Republican candidate...
Amendment 5

A closer look at Florida Constitutional Amendment 5

About this Florida Phoenix series: Florida voters could face a whopping twelve different proposed amendments to the state Constitution on Nov. 6 – one...
hurricane cleanup

Federal U.S. Inspector General investigating Gov. Scott’s DOT for hurricane cleanup contract’s high prices

A federal agency says it is beginning an investigation into Gov. Rick Scott’s Department of Transportation over questionable contracts to remove storm debris after...

New study on best & worst states for teachers: Guess where Florida falls? (It...

An analysis released Monday ranks the Sunshine State 47 out of the 50 states and Washington D.C. based on school-related data, according to the...
Amendment 6

UNF poll shows Floridians support Amendment 4 to restore voting rights to those with...

A Florida constitutional amendment that would automatically restore voting rights for people who have a felony record has enough support to pass this November,...
Amendment 4

A closer look at Florida Constitutional Amendment 4

About this Florida Phoenix series: Florida voters could face a whopping twelve different proposed amendments to the state Constitution on Nov. 6 – one...
protesters

Central Florida Republican Party officeholders posting hate speech and conspiracies on Facebook

Some officials of the Republican Party’s Central Florida branch have been trafficking in hate speech and conspiracy theories on Facebook – including a  horrible...

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