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Virtual public testimony, limited in-person attendance for Legislature’s 2021 committee meetings

As the COVID-19 pandemic continues, the Florida Legislature has granted limited access to state lawmakers, staff, media and "subject matter experts" for in-person committee...

FL Legislature lays out safety protocols for committee meetings; from COVID...

If you want to participate in legislative politics next month you might have to give your testimony from a couple blocks away from the...

Women senators make some inroads in FL Senate’s committee appointments

Last legislative session, Democratic State Sen. Annette Taddeo was the only woman on the eight-member Banking & Insurance Committee in the Florida Senate.But in...

Virtual committee meetings, Zoom testimony on bills and other options for...

Florida's legislative session may look different in the new year, as it grapples with the continued effects of the global pandemic — but Florida...

Three female senators will be in major roles in the Florida...

While males still make up the majority of the Florida Senate and the Senate's president is a man, three Republican women will have top...

The 2020 elections: State and local races could influence Florida’s future...

For all the storm and stress attending the presidential election in Florida, other ballot races will also prove decisive to the future of the...

At least three FL lawmakers have tested positive for COVID-19, and...

State Sen. Rob Bradley is the third Florida lawmaker to test positive for COVID-19, joining Rep. Randy Fine, currently sick with COVID-19, and Rep....

State budget now in Gov. DeSantis’ hands, giving him two weeks...

The Florida House and Senate on Wednesday sent the $93.2 billion state budget to Gov. Ron DeSantis, exactly two weeks before it is scheduled...

A trailblazer for women: Gwen Margolis, the first female FL Senate...

In political circles dominated by men, Gwen Margolis was a trailblazer -- the first female to serve as Florida Senate President.She died Tuesday, at...

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...

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