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House member afflicted with COVID pleads for mask mandate, saying, ‘I...

Florida Rep. Shevrin Jones tested positive for COVID-19 last Wednesday. Now, he uses social media to update his constituents on his condition and has...

Broward, Miami-Dade enter Day One of fewer restrictions and discussions over...

As South Florida's Miami-Dade and Broward counties "reopened" Monday, it's not clear yet how residents will respond as infections and deaths continue during the...

‘Lapse in appropriations’: Small business loan program is out of money

A day after U.S. Senator Marco Rubio acknowledged flaws in the small business loan program aimed at maintaining payrolls, the federal agency administering the...

U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio on small business loan program: ‘It is...

U.S. Senator Marco Rubio and two South Florida state lawmakers held a virtual town hall meeting on Facebook Wednesday to underscore the struggles of...

FL’s communities of color face COVID-19 disparities

With federal health officials concerned about the coronavirus pandemic disproportionately affecting the African American population, state lawmakers in Florida are looking into ways to...

Dignity for incarcerated pregnant women: Lawmakers push for reforms

Advocates for pregnant women inmates came to the state Capitol Tuesday to retell the traumatic story of Tammy Jackson, an inmate at the Broward...

Lawmaker files bill: It’s time to decriminalize certain amounts of cannabis

Various municipalities around Florida have decriminalized possession of certain amounts of marijuana in recent years, but in other areas, people can get jail time...

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