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Governor-backed anti-protest bill wins final approval despite passionate dissent

After a long and fraught debate in the Florida Senate about racial inequity and civil unrest, the Republican majority delivered to Gov. Ron DeSantis...

U.S. Rep Gaetz epitomizes the present state of the state of...

Matt Gaetz is not a prince among men. OK, maybe since he’s been accused of having sex with a 17 year-old, you might call him...

FL Legislature approves major cuts in dollars for affordable housing, amid...

Residents from Florida’s most vulnerable populations rely on affordable housing programs to buy a home, pay rent, and afford costly home repairs and construction. But...

Bill phasing out retirement pensions for state and local workers passes...

The Florida Senate voted, 24-16, along party lines on Thursday to stop offering the state's traditional pension plan to new hires beginning next year,...

FL House proposes expanded Medicaid postpartum coverage for moms and babies,...

The Florida House has included millions in its proposed 2021-22 state budget to extend postpartum care for mothers eligible for Medicaid to a period...

Black lawmakers push scholarships for descendants of 1920 Ocoee riot victims,...

A hundred years ago, dozens of Blacks in Central Florida were killed in a deadly riot for exercising their right to vote — a...

DeSantis wanted $550 million for teacher starting pay; FL House, Senate...

Working off the momentum of last year's push to improve starting teacher pay in Florida, Gov. Ron DeSantis earlier this year recommended $550 million...

Voters who approved boosting the minimum wage likely won’t support FL...

A ballot initiative to raise the state’s minimum wage incrementally until it reaches $15 per hour in 2026 received some pushback Tuesday from a...

Ordinary citizens will largely be left out in the 2021 legislative...

With the Florida Legislature convening next week, regular citizens trying to participate in the legislative process will face tough hurdles under COVID-19 protocols set...

FL Legislature 2021: Black lawmakers have to struggle to gain leadership...

Black voices in the political sphere in America have come a long way since the early days, when myriad civil rights activists such as...

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