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‘Don’t mess with bingo’; senators are cold to rule changes amid...

Changes in state rules over Bingo games in Florida may have hit a dead end Monday. The lone Senate committee charged with vetting nine pieces...

Sexual-assault: A new wave of victim advocates goes after an under-reported,...

Petite and soft-spoken but determined to be heard, Gail Frances Gardner stood before one legislative committee after another this spring, cameras on for all...

No more disregarded rape kits: FL lawmakers pass Gail’s Law to...

Rape kits containing evidence of a sexual assault will no longer be set aside and forgotten, as were tens of thousands of such kits...

Despite barrage of pushback, state Senate committee narrowly approves controversial anti-protest...

Senate Democrats, one Republican and scores of witnesses who traveled from across the state of Florida waged an eight-hour fight Friday against anti-protest legislation...

GOP lawmakers move to get rid of drop boxes for mailed...

Over the objections of current and past election supervisors, a Florida Senate panel on Wednesday voted to advance a plan to remove ballot drop...

FL Capitol is not the most likely of targets, but authorities...

Capitol authorities in Tallahassee say they don't know if protesters will gather in large numbers in coming days or how they intend to behave,...

A majority of FL voters chose the presidential candidate who calls...

Despite coastal flooding, more severe hurricanes, and longer, hotter summers attributed to climate change, the majority of Florida voters on Tuesday chose the presidential...

FL’s COVID infection stats at odds with major national database

Florida’s official COVID-19 “positivity rate” is at odds with rates reported by the renowned tracker run by Johns Hopkins University. The official state rate...

‘Donna’s Law’ could spur prosecutions of sexual crimes against minors

“Donna’s Law,” lifting the statute of limitations on prosecuting sexual abuse of minors, has passed in the Florida Legislature and been sent to the...

Statewide water quality bill poised to pass, amid mixed feelings

Florida lawmakers are poised to adopt water-pollution cleanup legislation described as an historic advance or a weak measure. The sponsor, Sen. Debbie Mayfield, aimed to...

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