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Virtual committee meetings, Zoom testimony on bills and other options for...

Florida's legislative session may look different in the new year, as it grapples with the continued effects of the global pandemic — but Florida...

Three female senators will be in major roles in the Florida...

While males still make up the majority of the Florida Senate and the Senate's president is a man, three Republican women will have top...

The often-unsung heroes of education deserve a living wage now

When I taught at Turie T. Small Elementary in Daytona Beach, I would give new teachers a few pieces of advice. They should join...

At least 7 FL lawmakers tested positive for COVID-19 since July;...

At least seven Florida lawmakers have tested positive for COVID-19 since early July, and legislators are returning to the Capitol on Tuesday as the...

Despite inroads for women, Congress and the FL Legislature remain male...

U.S. Sen. Kamala Harris of California made history around the globe earlier this month, when she became the first vice president-elect of the United...

Ignoring Legislature, Central Florida voters say clean water is a right

Not a lot of people noticed it, but something pretty interesting happened in Florida during last week’s election.No, I don’t mean the fact that...

FL remains an outlier as Gov. DeSantis bucks national trend on...

As new daily cases of COVID-19 hit record highs across the nation this week, Florida remains an outlier by not requiring its people to...

COVID-19 looms over plans for FL Legislature’s first gathering

First-time gatherings for incoming legislators freshly minted in fall elections are usually festive occasions marked by pomp, circumstance and parties. But this year, the...

Greyhound shutdown shows how FL politics has gone to the dogs

Several times over the past month or so I have gone out to Derby Lane to hang out at the dog track and talk...

Living without health insurance: FL voters to decide on which candidates...

Vicky Charles has navigated and endured the state's health care system in Florida, but she still doesn’t have health insurance. And she’s angry.At one...

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