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Governors warn Congress more federal help is needed to avoid COVID-19...

WASHINGTON — The federal government needs to assist states with a national strategy for distribution of COVID-19 tests and medical equipment or risk a...

Librarians, national guard recruited for states’ new contact tracing armies

As states seek to loosen wide-ranging restrictions imposed to constrain the novel coronavirus, they’re also looking to deploy a huge new fleet of workers...

Will Congress send aid to ailing local news outlets?

WASHINGTON — Politicians are banding together to try to rescue local news media from economic collapse during the coronavirus pandemic.On Monday, Senate Minority Leader...

Lawmakers press Congress for more relief cash for rural America

WASHINGTON — Federal lawmakers are urging Congress to help rural America in the next round of coronavirus legislation. Congress approved more than $2 trillion in...

Can lessons from the Great Recession help states avoid budget disasters?

As they face massive budget shortfalls due to the COVID-19 pandemic, states are looking for federal money to help stave off the kind of...

It’s time to stop fooling the public: FL kids aren’t learning...

There’s a lot of spin in the world of government and politics, and that includes public education.Spin means politicians try to make schools and...

The next big clash on Capitol Hill: state bailouts

WASHINGTON — State and federal lawmakers alike want Congress to send more cash in the next round of coronavirus legislation to aid ailing cities...

Rick Scott, a man of no sympathy for “whiners who lost...

Florida’s junior US senator is quite a guy–as he’d be the first to tell you. He’s worth over $250 million, and you’re not.Rick Scott...

Embattled FL lawmakers in Congress stockpile cash ahead of November showdowns

WASHINGTON — Targeted incumbents from Florida’s U.S. congressional delegation were padding their war chests as the election year kicked off. The COVID-19 pandemic has altered...

U.S. Congress clears $484 billion relief bill as lawmakers pledge future...

WASHINGTON — The U.S. House on Thursday overwhelmingly approved nearly $500 billion in additional COVID-19 relief, the bulk of which is aimed at buoying...

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