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Gov. DeSantis moves to crack down on protesters considered unruly

Following protests around the country over racial unrest and police brutality, Gov. Ron DeSantis on Monday said he will push legislation this coming spring...

11th Circuit upholds requirement that FL felons pay debts to win...

A federal appeals court has upheld a Florida law requiring felons who have done their time to repay any fines, fees, and restitution obligations...

Craig Pittman: Florida panthers imperiled by presidential pen

Nearly 40 years ago, Florida leaders asked the state’s schoolchildren to vote on naming Florida’s official state animal.Some classes treated it like an actual...

Trump’s $400 a week jobless aid could be just $300. It...

Governors, lawmakers and state unemployment agencies on Monday wrestled with confusion created by President Donald Trump’s executive action extending unemployment benefits, and it appeared...

New report: Vote-by-mail fraud is rare and it doesn’t benefit Democrats

Despite President Donald Trump's criticisms and some Republicans suggesting the vote-by-mail method is likely to result in fraud and benefit Democrats more, a new...

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...

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