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FL House proposes expanded Medicaid postpartum coverage for moms and babies,...

The Florida House has included millions in its proposed 2021-22 state budget to extend postpartum care for mothers eligible for Medicaid to a period...

FL Democrats put pressure on Gov. DeSantis, Senate to support Medicaid...

Two Democratic leaders in the Florida Senate called on Gov. Ron DeSantis and the Senate President Wilton Simpson to support a proposal by the...

Ocoee massacre education bill did not include reparations and may not...

In frank comments about African-American legislation in Florida, State Sen. Randolph Bracy, who is a Black man, said he thinks that some Republicans  “have...

Fl Senate approves parental-consent bill; opponents fear an “abortion desert”

In a civil but strenuous debate, the Florida Senate Thursday voted 23-17 to approve a controversial bill that requires parental consent for a minor...

FL Surgeon General confirmation: Tampa doctor questions Rivkees’ qualifications, considers him...

Gov. Ron DeSantis’ appointed surgeon general of Florida, Scott Rivkees, faces questions over whether he is qualified to be the chief state health official...

FL Surgeon General defends past “reports about sexual harassment and some...

With state senators weighing his confirmation, Florida Surgeon General Scott Rivkees strongly defended his background Wednesday, saying “what has been reported truly is mischaracterization...

Democratic lawmakers want to require background checks for all gun sales...

For the third time, state Rep. Margaret Good is trying to close the gun-sale loophole that allows firearms to be purchased privately without any...

FDLE probe will continue, despite the death of alleged sex trafficker...

Jeffrey Epstein’s death in a New York jail cell won’t affect the Florida Department of Law Enforcement investigation into his lenient 2008 plea deal...

FDLE to investigate irregularities in Jeffrey Epstein case in Florida

Gov. Ron DeSantis has assigned the Florida Department of Law Enforcement to take over the investigation into whether Palm Beach County authorities gave special...

Lawmaker advances a state apology for the Johns Committee that targeted...

In an effort to acknowledge and move past one of the darkest phases of Florida’s 20th Century history, a state senator has filed a...

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