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Could moderate Republicans merge with mom activists to come up with...

In Florida’s Capitol, Kate Kile from the Tallahassee chapter of the gun-control group Moms Demand Action, sat outside a committee room with a three-ring...

Lawmakers begin their trek toward the 2020 session, talking budget, guns,...

They’re back.Florida lawmakers begin preparing for the 2020 legislative session on Monday, holding their first set of committee hearings this week. They'll continue a...

Let me introduce you to a very good lobbyist

Usually when you hear about lobbyists, it’s about how they provide prodigious quantities of campaign cash.Or because they’ve slipped “a little noticed provision into...

Republicans vote no on special Florida legislative session to address gun...

Although not all the votes are in yet, it’s apparent that there won’t be enough support for the Florida Legislature to convene a special...

The Legislature inserted groups tied to right-wing donors into Florida’s new...

A little-noticed bill on civics education made its way to passage in the Legislature this spring, as lawmakers were scurrying to finish key legislation...

Florida’s biggest corporations got a half-billion-dollar present from the Legislature

Despite Republican control of the state House and Senate, Florida Democrats say they plan to try next year to repeal a new state law...

Lawmaker files bill: It’s time to decriminalize certain amounts of cannabis

Various municipalities around Florida have decriminalized possession of certain amounts of marijuana in recent years, but in other areas, people can get jail time...

Lawmaker advances a state apology for the Johns Committee that targeted...

In an effort to acknowledge and move past one of the darkest phases of Florida’s 20th Century history, a state senator has filed a...

Florida Virtual School pays real money to lobbyists

Last year, the Florida Virtual School – the state’s online education institution - agreed to hire two of Tallahassee’s top lobbying firms for $180,000...

Some FL legislators are visiting inside state prisons, and they report...

(Warning to readers that the linked video contains violence.)Florida Department of Corrections Secretary Mark Inch said his Inspector General is investigating a “deeply...

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