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Women won right to vote in 1920 but still fighting in...

As the nation commemorates the 100th anniversary of the 19th Amendment – granting women the right to vote –conservative leaders of the Florida Legislature...

A century ago, black residents of Ocoee were killed or forced...

One-hundred years ago, a deadly riot tore through the Orange County town of Ocoee after whites lynched a prosperous African-American landowner for trying to...

He didn’t do it: Exoneree Clifford Williams files claim for 43...

A Jacksonville man innocent of the murder for which he served 43 years in state prison is free and may receive $2.15 million in...

Republicans vote no on special Florida legislative session to address gun...

Although not all the votes are in yet, it’s apparent that there won’t be enough support for the Florida Legislature to convene a special...

Activists call on Florida Legislature for equal rights

Women’s rights activists in five Florida cities on Monday called on state lawmakers to ratify the Equal Rights Amendment (ERA) in the upcoming 2020...

FL legislator files bill to compensate exonerated man who spent 43...

The Florida state Senate’s Democratic leader has filed legislation to provide compensation for a 76-year-old man who was released from prison earlier this year...

Senate Democrats want assault weapons ban on the table when Legislature...

Seizing on comments made by Florida’s Republican state Senate President Bill Galvano that he wants to understand the “various factors involved in mass shootings,”...

FL Legislature declined to provide health care coverage to 837,000 of...

Florida missed another opportunity this year to provide health care coverage to more than 800,000 low-income residents.As expected, the 2019 Legislature never considered any...

So much for bold criminal justice reforms – modest changes to...

A measure that aims to make modest changes to some of Florida’s hard line criminal justice policies passed the Legislature Friday, and is now...

GOP-controlled Legislature passes tough anti-immigration measure

Following a campaign demand by Governor Ron DeSantis, the Republican controlled state Legislature Thursday passed a Trump-style measure to crack down on Florida’s undocumented...

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