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DeSantis signs teachers-with-guns bill, shunning calls for a veto

Shortly before attending a poltiical rally with President Donald Trump on Wednesday evening, Gov. Ron DeSantis signed a controversial bill that will give Florida...

Florida lawmakers proposed nearly 30 constitutional amendments this spring. None passed.

The political attention is usually focused on citizen-led constitutional amendment drives, but this spring, members of the Florida Legislature proposed nearly 30 constitutional amendments...

Guess who is proposing the most amendments to the Florida Constitution...

As the Florida Legislature moves to make it more difficult for citizens to advance changes to the state Constitution, one group remains largely unrestrained...

State Medicaid director Mary Mayhew getting bashed as senators consider her...

Mary Mayhew’s quest to be confirmed as Florida’s new Medicaid director is facing intense criticism and sharp questioning over her past as a health...

The big price tag for a new voucher program; Dems concerned

A new “Family Empowerment Scholarship” voucher program would cost an estimated $110.8-million if 15,000 students take advantage of it to attend private and religious...

Here we go again: Some lawmakers propose using affordable housing money...

Once again, some Florida lawmakers are proposing to take the money that’s supposed to be set aside to beef up the state’s supply of...

It may seem like Monopoly money, but Florida’s state budget is...

As the Florida House and Senate prepare to pass their initial state budget plans, there turns out to be a surprise big spender.It’s Gov....

Does the Legislature reflect the Florida populace? Nope. We crunched the...

The Florida Legislature that begins its 2019 session today is older, wealthier, more Republican and less diverse than the state that it represents.A review...

Lawmakers poised to let sick Floridians smoke medical marijuana

When Florida lawmakers begin their annual legislative session next week, one of the first items on their to-do list will be passing a bill...

FL state pension fund will need more cash to stay healthy

What public employees and retirees may want to know: It will cost counties, school boards and state agencies an additional $123 million in the...

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