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DeSantis enacts law reforming FL elections; opponents sue, and citizens will...

In a sweeping voting reform law enacted Thursday by Gov. Ron DeSantis, Floridians will see far less access to vote-by-mail drop boxes, fewer people...

GOP voting reforms would hurt FL voters in nursing homes and...

Residents in nursing homes and assisted-living facilities have long cast their paper ballots on-site, getting help from various people who could bring them blank...

Tampa Bay senator calls on Attorney General to hold Piney Point...

Following a nerve-racking weekend of rainy weather, Tampa Bay-area Sen. Janet Cruz called on Attorney General Ashley Moody Monday to take legal action against...

Despite Transgender Day of Visibility, FL senators push bill to block...

Across the globe, March 31st is recognized as Transgender Day of Visibility, a day to highlight the successes and struggles that transgender people experience...

FEA lawsuit backed by a wall of national and local teacher...

In a continuing legal battle over who's in charge of reopening public schools during COVID-19, the Florida Education Association has collected a line of...

FL lawmakers join fight to protect ‘fragile’ springs from water extraction

State Rep. Anna Eskamani, state Sen. Janet Cruz, and 148,000 other people are fighting to prevent a Nestlé water supplier from being permitted to...

Lawmakers spend on pet projects instead of lead problems in schools;...

This spring in the state capital, State Sen. Janet Cruz of Tampa pushed legislation to install filters in drinking fountains at older schools –...

Lawmakers proposing changes to Bright Future scholarships

If past is prologue, a move by the Florida Legislature to raise qualifying test scores for high school graduates seeking the popular Bright Futures...

Changes could be “uncomfortable” with controversial new Medicaid director at the...

Mary Mayhew, head of the Agency for Health Care Administration, says she expects changes at the $29-billion agency designed to help the state’s most...

Female lawmakers push for family-friendly policies and a non-discriminatory workplace

Six months of paid family leave. Fair pay and employment opportunities for women in the workplace. Equal pay for equal work without regard to gender when...

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