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U.S. Sen. Warnock works to remedy decades of USDA discrimination against...

WASHINGTON—The arrival of U.S. Sen. Raphael Warnock in Congress earlier this year coincided with an overdue recognition of the historic discrimination inflicted on Black...

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...

House Agriculture panel probes ‘systemic’ USDA discrimination against Black farmers

WASHINGTON  -- The House Agriculture Committee on Thursday heard about how Black farmers have faced decades of racial discrimination in their dealings with the...

FL Democrats put pressure on Gov. DeSantis, Senate to support Medicaid...

Two Democratic leaders in the Florida Senate called on Gov. Ron DeSantis and the Senate President Wilton Simpson to support a proposal by the...

FL already reopened schools but can still get more than 7...

Florida will get a big cut from the 122 billion pot of COVID-relief money for K-12 schools, as part of the Biden administration's American...

GOP attorneys general, including FL’s AG, slam tax cut ban in...

WASHINGTON — Republican attorneys general from 21 states are attacking the $1.9 trillion pandemic relief law as an “unprecedented and unconstitutional infringement” on state sovereignty because it...

Billions for private schools in U.S. COVID relief bill divides teacher...

Last Thursday, the Biden administration signed the American Rescue Act into law, providing $1.9 trillion to state and local governments to help recover from...

Sprawling $1.9T COVID-19 relief bill passed by the U.S. House

WASHINGTON — The U.S. House on a nearly party-line vote passed President Joe Biden’s $1.9 trillion pandemic aid package early Saturday, in a rush...

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