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Is Florida poised for a hemp “green rush?”

Jean-Sebastien Gros has been involved in agribusiness for decades, including a long stint farming salmon in the south of Chile. He relocated his agribusiness...
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Legislation to fine local governments if they don’t coordinate with federal immigration agents moves...

The Florida House has moved forward on a controversial proposal that would force local law enforcement agencies around the state to coordinate with federal...

Ready, set, go. Lawmakers start nitty gritty state budget talks

Florida lawmakers began formal negotiations on a new state budget on Tuesday, with legislative leaders saying they are moving toward agreement on a plan...

Gov. DeSantis: “Do you think I’m just going to, like, bring in a lot...

Gov. Ron DeSantis on Tuesday mocked the pharmaceutical industry’s advertising campaign against his plan to import cheaper prescription drugs from Canada, and took a...

FL Senate passes measure to arm teachers; Republicans vote yes, Democrats (and one Republican)...

Florida teachers are likely to have the option of carrying a gun in their classrooms in the next school year.The Florida Senate endorsed the...

Vaping bill, other legislation now on Gov. Ron DeSantis’ desk

Legislation is now on Gov. Ron DeSantis’ desk that would  enact a constitutional amendment banning vaping in workplaces, create a public-records exemption for home...
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For low-income people caught in a debt cycle, Florida legislation proposes new 36-percent interest...

The poor may not have much money, but there are plenty of companies looking to make a buck off their financial struggles.A case in...

Groups blast Legislature’s proposed new toll road plan as “worst ever” bill

Fifty-six community and environmental groups sent a letter to state senators Monday opposing the Florida Legislature’s proposed bill to create a new statewide network...

Environmentalists to DeSantis: Do more to reduce fossil fuel use

On Earth Day’s 49th anniversary, a coalition of environmental organizations in Florida brought a five-page letter to Governor Ron DeSantis, outlying what the new...

This is ridiculous. It’s been 6 months since Category 5 Hurricane Michael hit. These...

Before cynicism and disdain swallowed modern politics whole, it would have been certain political suicide for any elected leader to blow off helping people...

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