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FL Legislature carves $550 million for goal to boost starting salaries...

Florida House and Senate are finally on the same page on raising starting salaries for public school teachers. The 2021-22 state budget includes $550 million...

A difference of $50 million for teacher pay raises? FL House...

How much more should be spent to increase the starting salaries of Florida teachers -- an initiative pushed by Gov. Ron DeSantis? There's no agreement...

State House tax holidays: Clothing, shoes, tents, snorkels, fishing rods and...

A multi-million-dollar tax package approved by the House Ways & Means Committee on Friday includes everything from a "Freedom Week" sales tax holiday and...

DeSantis wanted $550 million for teacher starting pay; FL House, Senate...

Working off the momentum of last year's push to improve starting teacher pay in Florida, Gov. Ron DeSantis earlier this year recommended $550 million...

FL House Speaker criticizes media, lobbyists as 2021 legislative session convenes

Florida House Speaker Chris Sprowls set the tone of the 2021 legislative session, at least in the House chamber, by taking time to essentially...

Ordinary citizens will largely be left out in the 2021 legislative...

With the Florida Legislature convening next week, regular citizens trying to participate in the legislative process will face tough hurdles under COVID-19 protocols set...

FL Legislature lays out safety protocols for committee meetings; from COVID...

If you want to participate in legislative politics next month you might have to give your testimony from a couple blocks away from the...

At least three FL lawmakers have tested positive for COVID-19, and...

State Sen. Rob Bradley is the third Florida lawmaker to test positive for COVID-19, joining Rep. Randy Fine, currently sick with COVID-19, and Rep....

Republican state Rep says Aug. 10 school start date would be...

A Republican state House member from Central Florida is urging school board members to back off sending kids to brick-and-mortar classrooms in August. "I strongly...

Lawmakers deregulated parts of FL’s beauty industry. Should clients, and the...

Kristin Dariotis Klawinski is a Tallahassee-based cosmetologist and hair stylist. Like many hairdressers, barbers and other salon professionals, she reopened her doors recently, using...

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