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FL Legislature approves major cuts in dollars for affordable housing, amid...

Residents from Florida’s most vulnerable populations rely on affordable housing programs to buy a home, pay rent, and afford costly home repairs and construction. But...

House moves $1B online sales tax giveaway for business owners a...

Legislation extending collection of the state sales tax on online purchases — and using the $1 billion it would raise to spare businesses an...

FL House proposes expanded Medicaid postpartum coverage for moms and babies,...

The Florida House has included millions in its proposed 2021-22 state budget to extend postpartum care for mothers eligible for Medicaid to a period...

Black lawmakers push scholarships for descendants of 1920 Ocoee riot victims,...

A hundred years ago, dozens of Blacks in Central Florida were killed in a deadly riot for exercising their right to vote — a...

Democrats appear resigned to passage of bill limiting COVID-exposure lawsuits

Florida House Republicans on Thursday set up a final vote for Friday on legislation that would make it harder to sue businesses, charities, schools,...

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 Legislature 2021: Black lawmakers have to struggle to gain leadership...

Black voices in the political sphere in America have come a long way since the early days, when myriad civil rights activists such as...

Troubling COVID strain now in the state capital; 25 FL counties...

The more transmissible COVID-19 mutation is now in the state capital, where lawmakers are attending committee meetings leading up to the March 2 legislative...

State capitals, including Tallahassee, are bracing for potential violence on Sunday

Update: A small number of counter-protesters showed up outside the Florida Capitol complex at around 2 p.m. but expressed surprise at the lack of...

Virtual public testimony, limited in-person attendance for Legislature’s 2021 committee meetings

As the COVID-19 pandemic continues, the Florida Legislature has granted limited access to state lawmakers, staff, media and "subject matter experts" for in-person committee...

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