Working & The Economy

Meet Florida’s Mean Gang

Along the Panhandle’s Emerald coast, property owners are putting up hostile fences to keep the public off the sugar-sand beaches that everyone has used...

Kids to state lawmakers: Do something – now – about climate change, please

Juhi Kore experienced first-hand the ravages of our changing climate as a seven-year-old growing up in Mumbai back in July 2005. That’s when her...
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DeSantis agrees to make Spanish-language ballots available statewide

Gov. Ron DeSantis is signaling the state’s surrender in a 2018 lawsuit filed by a Puerto Rican voter and several Latino groups to expand...

Short-term vacation rentals are all about property rights. But whose?

Jennifer Riley has lived for the past four years in a residential area a few blocks away from the water in Indian Rocks Beach...
Capitol

U.S. House votes to “Save the Internet Act” with GOP FL Rep. Posey joining...

WASHINGTON -- The U.S. House voted Wednesday to approve legislation to reinstate what's called "net neutrality rules" that prevent internet service providers from meddling...
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Minimum wage: $15 an hour in 2026? FL Supreme Court to weigh in

Attorney General Ashley Moody is requesting that the Florida Supreme Court review a proposed Constitutional Amendment that would ultimately raise the minimum wage to...
Florida Senate

Guess who is proposing the most amendments to the Florida Constitution this year?

As the Florida Legislature moves to make it more difficult for citizens to advance changes to the state Constitution, one group remains largely unrestrained...

Groups issue “travel alert” for Florida

(Updated) As state lawmakers move closer to passing legislation that could cause more undocumented immigrants to get detained and possibly deported, a coalition of...

Get the governor a state plane, already.

For Heaven’s sake, let’s buy the man an airplane.  Our new governor has taken to begging for rides with billionaires these days.And he’s already...

It’s not just Florida – politicians are trying to restrict citizen ballot initiatives all...

The Florida Legislature is pushing hard line measures this year to restrict how citizens get initiatives on the ballot to amend Florida’s Constitution. It...

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