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The FL Legislature is a male bastion: Several committees that create...

Senator Annette Taddeo is the only female on the Florida Senate’s Banking and Insurance committee, a big-money committee that deals with financial regulations and...

And so it begins: The GOP and Dems, the governor, lobbyists...

With billions of dollars at stake and a dynamic cast of characters swarming the Capitol, the Florida Legislature will begin its annual session on...

Toll-road opponents launch ‘No Roads to Ruin’ campaign

A coalition fighting fast-tracked plans to build three major, tolled highways through rural parts of Florida calls the plans a “sham” to accommodate new...

Former Broward County Sheriff Scott Israel fights back with lawsuit against...

Scott Israel, the former Broward County sheriff, has filed a federal lawsuit against Gov. Ron DeSantis and Florida Senate President Bill Galvano over his...

Despite protests, a parental-consent law for minors seeking abortions could become...

Florida is moving closer to requiring minors seeking an abortion to get consent from a parent or legal guardian, with top Republican leaders in...

Florida faces ‘environmental collapse’; Sierra Club demands action

The Sierra Club of Florida says dysfunction at the state government level is steering the Sunshine State toward environmental and economic collapse.Environmental groups will...

Tensions are high as FL Senate judges Broward sheriff accused of...

The Florida Senate convenes in special session today – under the cloud of a death threat against a hearing officer – to decide whether...

FL Senate reacts to death threat in suspended Broward sheriff case

The special master who recommended reinstatement of suspended Broward County Sheriff Scott Israel has received a death threat, prompting security concerns about next week’s...

Could moderate Republicans merge with mom activists to come up with...

In Florida’s Capitol, Kate Kile from the Tallahassee chapter of the gun-control group Moms Demand Action, sat outside a committee room with a three-ring...

Want a voice in planning for massive FL toll road network?...

Florida legislators passed the largest statewide highway expansion plan since the 1950s last spring – a network of new toll roads stretching from South...

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