Working & The Economy

right whales

A truly heartless act

North American right whales are among the Earth’s rarest creatures. Only about 400 remain, with just 100  breeding females. Each year the whales perform...
Nikki Fried

Ag Commissioner-elect Nikki Fried sets up transition team; asks citizens for input

Set to become Florida's first female elected Agriculture Commissioner, Democrat Nikki Fried has set up a transition team that includes a wide range of...
Ayesha Williams

From caretaking to workforce: The Legislature cut this statewide program, but in one county...

Elizabeth Pineda’s husband had always been the family’s main breadwinner. It wasn’t until her marriage fell on hard times, though, that she realized the...

What’s the matter with Congress? Washington Post and ProPublica undertake analysis to find out

A study by the Washington Post and the nonprofit investigative reporting operation ProPublica finds that America’s founding tradition of robust debate in the elected...
guns from bust

Florida authorities make another big arrest involving white supremacists and bombs

Earlier this month, authorities announced they had arrested dozens of white supremacist gang members from group called the “Unforgiven” and “United Aryan Brotherhood” in...
Jeff Sessions cartoon

Good Riddance! Drug Reformers Applaud Sessions’ Departure from DOJ

This article was produced by Drug Reporter, a project of the Independent Media Institute. The Drug Policy Alliance is a financial supporter of Drug Reporter.Former...
Ron DeSantis

A Ron DeSantis win for Florida governor: How will he govern? And what’s in...

It may not be official yet, but it looks like Florida has a new governor, Republican Ron DeSantis, based on the most recent tallies...
Brigham

FL League of Women Voters scolds Rick Scott for politicking instead of helping state...

Amid the furor over Florida’s drawn-out election contests, the League of Women Voters of Florida issued a message Friday: Chill out, people! And they...
T shirt design

Artists start #neverforgottencoast T-shirt fundraising drive for Hurricane Michael victims

As Panhandle communities struggle to rebound from the devastation wrought by Hurricane Michael, a group of  Tallahassee artists has come up with a new T-shirt...
Patronis, Ring

Patronis vs. Ring: Chief Financial Officer post is up for grabs in a race...

The two men competing to become Florida’s next Chief Financial Officer are miles apart – politically and geographically.Republican Jimmy Patronis, the incumbent, proudly describes...

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