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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,...

DeSantis draws fire for quashing COVID fines; Democratic leader asks: ‘Why?’

The top Democrat in the Florida Senate has lit into Gov. Ron DeSantis over an executive order granting clemency to people and businesses that...

FL Republicans condemn D.C. mob, but not the president who inspired...

Florida political leaders of all stripes condemned Wednesday's invasion of the U.S. Capitol by President Trump's supporters, but top Republicans had nothing to say...

Dems want Gov. DeSantis to apologize over comments about workers and...

Democratic state senators demanded an apology Monday from Gov. Ron DeSantis for comments attributing the uptick in COVID-19 cases to “overwhelmingly Hispanic” construction workers...

A chief consumer advocate in FL may face term limits; will...

The Office of Public Counsel, the chief advocate for consumers in proceedings before the Florida Public Service Commission, may face term limits that might...

Bill to repeal the death penalty in Florida will not get...

Lawmakers and advocates gathered in the Florida Capitol Tuesday to express their disappointment that a bill that would have eliminated the death penalty for...

Bill would end tenure of long-time public advocate on utilities with...

Legislation that would force out veteran Public Counsel J.R. Kelly, who represents ordinary utility customers before the Florida Public Service Commission, passed its first...

Women won right to vote in 1920 but still fighting in...

As the nation commemorates the 100th anniversary of the 19th Amendment – granting women the right to vote –conservative leaders of the Florida Legislature...

Progressives condemn the state’s conservative attacks on home rule

Labor representatives, environmentalists, LGBTQ supporters, and others gathered in the Capitol Thursday to condemn legislative attacks on home rule that are killing progressive policies...

Senators weigh Gov. DeSantis’ suspension of Broward sheriff amid testimony about...

Update: The Florida Senate Rules Committee voted late Monday along party lines to uphold Gov. Ron DeSantis' suspension of Broward County Sheriff Scott Israel,...

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