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Florida reacts to guilty verdicts in cop killing of George Floyd

The long-awaited verdicts -- guilty as charged -- in the murder trial of Derek Chauvin prompted swift reaction Tuesday from around the state of...

Senate’s toned-down voting bill fails to stop backlash from election officials...

Republican state lawmakers are backing down from plans to ban ballot drop boxes and to make it harder to request mail-in ballots, but that...

“You can’t defend the indefensible”: House Republicans silent as Dems try...

An emotionally-charged and long-dreaded conversation is fully on display in the Florida Legislature, with the life and liberties of some of Florida's most vulnerable...

30 U.S. states, including FL, now considering version of Idaho’s transgender...

A bill that bans transgender girls and women from participating in girls’ and women’s sports has quickly spread to 30 statehouses across the country...

Policing and voting: Republicans in FL Legislature and Democrats in Congress...

With Democrats now in control of Congress, lawmakers at the federal level are advancing policing reforms, expanding voting rights, requiring use of face masks...

We can create a Florida that is more just, more equal,...

Florida presents an ever-changing political landscape. One only needs to study Florida outcomes in general elections the past 20 years to confirm that. What doesn’t...

ACLU condemns FL ‘anti-mob’ legislation as cruel, timely stunt to advance...

The American Civil Liberties Union of Florida says the filing of Gov. Ron DeSantis’ anti-mob legislation following Wednesday’s assault on the U.S. Capitol is...

Dark money fuels effort to hinder FL citizens from changing Constitution...

The organization that placed Amendment 4, which would make it twice as hard to amend the Florida Constitution, on the Nov. 3 ballot was...

Cops on campuses are supposed to keep kids safe, but may...

In 2018, the Florida Legislature passed the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School Public Safety Act with the intention of curbing school violence following the...

COVID-19 death toll rises in Florida prisons; inmate advocates demonstrate, families...

The official death toll from COVID-19 among state prison inmates in Florida rose Friday to 89, spanning cases in 25 of the Department of...

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