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A controversial “Parents’ Bill of Rights”: What is it? And what...

The Florida Legislature has signaled to parents of schoolchildren that they have a right to know how their children are educated. That's been the case...

Gov. DeSantis will sign transgender student athletes’ sports bill: ‘Oh yeah,...

Gov. Ron DeSantis plans to sign legislation that would bar transgender women from participating in women's sports teams at public schools and universities. He said...

Getting ‘deplatformed’ could mean big bucks in fines for social media...

Donald Trump got kicked off social media services and now the Florida Legislature has done something about it. On the second-to-last day of the 2021...

FL Legislature carves $550 million for goal to boost starting salaries...

Florida House and Senate are finally on the same page on raising starting salaries for public school teachers. The 2021-22 state budget includes $550 million...

House Republicans reignite controversial legislation on trans athletes in final days...

UPDATE: The Senate voted 23-16 Wednesday evening on a transgender-related student athlete bill outlining that team members must be designated...based on their biological sex...

Debate over social media ‘censorship’ of conservatives is coming to a...

Legislation imposing substantial financial penalties against social media platforms that “censor” political candidates and private citizens is nearing a final vote in the Florida...

Lawmakers wrap up state budget, failing to use $3.5 billion in...

With just a few days left in the 2021 legislative session and COVID-19 still infecting and killing Floridians, the Legislature will not fully utilize...

Seclusion, restraints, handcuffs: Lawmakers say schools must severely limit use of...

Traumatic use of physical restraints and seclusion may no longer be a technique used on students, particularly those with disabilities, come next school year. That's...

For 19-and-20-year-olds, Medicaid will be a lifeline; lawmakers nix cuts in...

It looks like young, low-income Floridians will continue to be able to access affordable health care through Medicaid now that state lawmakers have nixed...

The jobless win one: GOP Senate votes to boost benefits to...

The Florida Senate voted unanimously Thursday to raise Florida’s meager unemployment payout to a maximum of $375 per week and extend the benefits period...

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