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We voted to give felons voting rights – now the Legislature...

Hundreds of advocates for felon voting rights have been meeting with state lawmakers this week in the state Capitol.They have three major concerns:- First...

Lawmakers poised to let sick Floridians smoke medical marijuana

When Florida lawmakers begin their annual legislative session next week, one of the first items on their to-do list will be passing a bill...

Here’s what’s happening on gun laws, a year after South Florida...

This Thursday marks the one-year anniversary that a troubled ex-student opened fire at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, shooting 31 people and...

Meet Florida’s first Director of Cannabis

Florida has its first cannabis director. And her marching orders are to give more patients access to legal marijuana.State Agriculture Commissioner Nikki Fried on...

Florida on the road to allowing sick people to smoke legal...

Legislative leaders say they intend to meet the March 15 deadline that Gov. Ron DeSantis set for allowing sick people to smoke medical marijuana.But...

Changes may come today on the medical marijuana front

Last summer, marijuana activists came to the state capital and called on then-Florida Gov. Rick Scott to drop the state’s challenges over certain lawsuits...

Righting a Florida wrong: Groveland Four pardoned after nearly 70 years

In a travesty of justice that has marred Florida’s history, Gov. Ron DeSantis and the state’s clemency board gave pardons Friday to the “Groveland...

Pardons may finally come for the Groveland Four: Gov. DeSantis and...

Gov. Ron DeSantis and Cabinet members are scheduled to discuss the Groveland Four case on Friday, potentially paving the way for full pardons for...

Women in politics: As of today 2 of 3 members of...

With all the inaugural festivities surrounding Florida’s new governor, don’t forget the political significance of the two women who also were sworn in on...

Soon-to-be Ag Commissioner will stand out as the lone Democrat on...

From participating in a Republican-leaning, military-related event to launching a service project to feed the hungry, soon-to-be Democratic Agriculture Commissioner Nikki Fried on Monday...

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