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GOP-controlled Legislature passes tough anti-immigration measure

Following a campaign demand by Governor Ron DeSantis, the Republican controlled state Legislature Thursday passed a Trump-style measure to crack down on Florida’s undocumented...

Florida Senate passes measure that could lead to more deportations; critics...

The Florida Senate has approved a controversial bill requiring local law enforcement agencies to cooperate with federal immigration authorities.What does that mean? If you're...

On Tax Day, Florida Democrats call for state version of federal...

Saying Florida’s tax system is ranked among the nation’s most regressive, Democrats and advocates for the poor on Monday called on state lawmakers to...

Kids to state lawmakers: Do something – now – about climate...

Juhi Kore experienced first-hand the ravages of our changing climate as a seven-year-old growing up in Mumbai back in July 2005. That’s when her...

Hundreds of crime victims rally for safety and criminal justice reforms...

Aswad Thomas was a standout basketball player at Elms College in Chicopee, Massachusetts, an NCAA Division III school. But his dream of playing professionally...

FL Democrats still fighting against Republican-led anti-immigration legislation

Florida’s Democratic lawmakers brought out a new argument to oppose anti-immigration legislation on Monday – one that involves Venezuelans and the Nicolas Maduro-led regime.The...

Florida Democrats in the Legislature propose new statewide election fixes

In the wake of last November’s unprecedented three statewide recounts, state Democrats have been promising to unveil electoral reforms.Now, State Sen. Jose Javier-Rodriguez, a...

Florida Democrat wants to raise state minimum wage

Proposals by Florida Democrats to raise the minimum wage have gone nowhere in recent years in the Republican-led Legislature, so state Senator Jose Javier...

Republicans pushing hard-line anti-immigration measures in Legislature

With a national backdrop of anti-immigrant fervor whipped up by President Trump, Florida Republicans are intent on passing laws in the upcoming 2019 legislative...

Gov. Ron DeSantis disappoints the LGBTQ community

Relations between the LGBTQ community and the Rick Scott administration were rocky, to say the least, over the past eight years. Will it be...

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