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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...

At session midpoint, FL lawmakers continue to ignore clean-energy bills that...

Despite recently acknowledging that climate change is real and increasingly dangerous, the Republican-controlled Legislature still is advancing virtually no legislation to reduce greenhouse gas...

FL Senate votes to block cities from banning some sunscreens, while...

The Florida Senate has voted to block cities from banning certain sunscreens, claiming use of the products should be encouraged to help protect people...

Trump, three states try to block ERA as it heads to...

Equal Rights Amendment supporters in Florida cheered an important Senate committee vote Thursday in Virginia — which is expected to become the final state...

Senate panel approves Florida Forever funding and fracking ban

Marking the fifth anniversary of Florida’s constitutional amendment to buy and preserve environmentally sensitive land, a Senate committee voted Monday to allocate $100 million...

Senate Democrats want assault weapons ban on the table when Legislature...

Seizing on comments made by Florida’s Republican state Senate President Bill Galvano that he wants to understand the “various factors involved in mass shootings,”...

Will Florida lawmakers act following a horrific weekend of gun violence?...

While the nation reels from gun violence that erupted in El Paso and Dayton this weekend, advocates hope Florida will make more changes in...

After outrage over his remarks, GOP Ocala state Sen. Baxley insists...

Republican state Sen. Dennis Baxley says abortion rights groups have “misinterpreted” remarks that he made last week to a Miami public radio station about...

Most statehouse Dems get failing grades from big business lobby –...

The Florida Chamber of Commerce is out with its annual report card of all 160 state legislators, and the powerful pro-business lobbying group showered...

Orlando state senator moves to remove restrictions against prosecuting rape cases

Democratic state senator Linda Stewart from Orlando filed legislation Wednesday in hopes of trying to remove barriers on prosecuting rape cases.“Many young sexual battery...

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