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FL Legislature 2021: Working families caught between economic crisis and pandemic

The least-fortunate of Florida’s working families are in trouble, in ways that Florida lawmakers have never faced before.Few could have imagined the coronavirus pandemic...

COVID liability shield: Chamber of Commerce claims public support, trial lawyers...

The Florida Chamber of Commerce says voters it surveyed overwhelmingly support legislation that would prevent workers and customers from suing a business owner if...

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...

Minimum wage or livable wage? Voters will decide about boosting FL’s...

Tandela Blount-Jackson has a baby on the way and works as a certified nursing assistant, earning a meager hourly wage.At 31, she had been...

As a $600 lifeline wanes, FL’s jobless look to Congress: ‘Are...

Behind the elaborate stage costumes that helped make The Lion King and Aladdin famous is Victoria Olson, a costume maker for theatrical productions for...

As economies reopen amid COVID-19, many employees fear returning to work....

As millions of workplaces reopen amid the coronavirus pandemic, employees from universities and corporations to restaurants and retail shops are likely afraid to go...

Hellooooo: FL needs visionary leadership, not boneheadedness

The writer (and biochemist) Isaac Asimov famously decried the “false notion,” all too common in America, “that democracy means that my ignorance is just...

Does Florida still need that trio of billion-dollar toll roads?

Florida’s controversial new toll roads hit a potential roadblock this week.Two of them are supposed to cut through rural Levy County, near Ocala. But...

A year ago in January, Ron DeSantis became FL Gov. DeSantis:...

At an inaugural ceremony in Tallahassee on Jan. 8, 2019, former congressman Ron DeSantis was sworn in as Florida's governor.We’ve heard what DeSantis thinks...

Workplace protections for medical marijuana users: FL lawmakers, advocates hope to...

As medical marijuana use continues to gain popularity in Florida, advocates and lawmakers want to ensure that qualified patients in the workplace won’t get...

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