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Racial disparities in Florida’s criminal justice system are shameful

The U.S. Census Bureau states that 17 percent of Florida citizens are Black, while the Florida Department of Corrections reports that 47 percent of...

Amid unrest and turmoil across the country, FL’s private historically black...

At a time of protests, concerns about racism and an evolving Black Lives Matter movement across the nation, three private historically Black colleges in...

FL Supreme Court won’t hear appeal over alleged diversion of environmental...

The Florida Supreme Court has decided to let stand a lower court ruling that allows the Legislature to divert money that 2014’s Amendment 1...

State budget transparency? How bringing home the bacon can become a...

Like many lawmakers who work to bring home the bacon for constituents, State Sen. Travis Hutson pushed for $10 million in the new state...

State senator calls for special session on police reform: ‘Innocent lives...

Amid heightened tension over police brutality, a state lawmaker has proposed calling the Florida Legislature into special session to consider needed reforms, including requiring...

Florida Forever becomes Florida never in the hands of the Legislature

Last week, at a time when we all needed a little good news, Florida’s governor and Cabinet held one of their rare meetings and...

Lawmakers get A through F grades — from a progressive point...

No surprise: Republican Florida House Speaker José Oliva, who has pushed a conservative to libertarian agenda through the state House, got one of the...

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...

Federal judge blocks state from blocking felon voting rights based on...

A federal judge ruled Sunday that Florida’s process for allowing felons to recover their right to vote under Amendment 4 violated the U.S. Constitution...

Veteran reporter Lloyd Dunkelberger’s last day of putting out the news

From decades of traditional print newspaper jobs to the changing world of digital journalism, veteran reporter Lloyd Dunkelberger is retiring from the news business...

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