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Florida will buy 20,000 acres in Everglades to block oil-drilling plan

The state will buy 20,000 acres of wetlands in the Florida Everglades for no less than $16.5 million to block the possibility of oil-drilling...

‘Greener’ GOP still stalling on clean energy and climate change in...

Florida Republicans belatedly acknowledging climate change and its harm to the state are looking ‘greener’ than they have in decades, but critics say it...

Prepaid tuition program issuing refunds to thousands of families, worth $511...

About 224,000 families in the popular Florida Prepaid College Program will receive refunds or rate reductions, officials announced Monday, with the refunds averaging $4,700...

FL Senate set to begin confirmation review of Surgeon General Rivkees....

The Florida Senate is scheduled to begin the confirmation process for state Surgeon General Scott Rivkees this week, and it could become controversial.The Senate...

FL House ready to delve into the issue of paying college...

The Florida House will kick off the first week of the 2020 session by looking at the issue of allowing college athletes to accept...

Youth climate-change lawsuit: We have a right to grow to adulthood...

Eight Florida teenagers and children are suing the state of Florida for protection against climate change, saying they have a fundamental right to grow...

Gov. DeSantis to appoint two new Florida Supreme Court justices; ...

Republican Gov. Ron DeSantis will be picking two new justices for the state's highest court -- one of the most important decisions for Florida...

Gov. DeSantis delivers $20 million in state recovery grants to Hurricane...

Gov. Ron DeSantis voyaged into the Hurricane Michael recovery zone Thursday to distribute $20 million in state grant money to communities still recovering from...

Florida Supreme Court clears the way for a $15-an-hour minimum wage...

A court ruling has cleared the way for Floridians to decide next year whether they want to raise the state’s minimum wage to $15...

State workers hold rally to demand a 5 percent pay raise

More than two dozen state workers held a rally on the steps of the old Florida Capitol building on Wednesday, demanding Gov. Ron DeSantis...

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