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February 20, 2020 02:06 AM

A U.S. appeals court opinion unanimously upheld a Florida-based federal judge’s preliminary injunction ruling that […]

February 18, 2020 02:24 PM

Florida's Legislature is moving toward ensuring new protections for disabled people who may need organ transplants, part of a national trend among states.

February 17, 2020 11:22 PM

Ambassador Wendy Sherman served as Under Secretary of State for Political Affairs during the Obama administration. She was also an advisor to former...

February 17, 2020 12:02 PM

As Tampa’s population grows, so does its need for affordable housing. Mayor Jane Castor describes […]

February 17, 2020 10:01 AM

While Iowa and New Hampshire have captured most of the attention of the Democratic nominees for president, Florida is lurking in the background as one...

February 16, 2020 12:55 PM

House Speaker José Oliva said he is "open" to supporting an E-Verify bill that would meet the goals of Gov. Ron DeSantis, but expressed doubts about the...

February 15, 2020 07:10 PM

It’s been two years since the Marjory Stoneman Douglas high school shooting that left 17 dead. Since then, the legislature has passed several laws in an...

February 14, 2020 04:50 PM

Palm Beach County, which has experienced myriad elections issues in recent years, says that its elections office was breached by a ransomware attack before the 2016 election.

February 13, 2020 12:25 PM

According to a state analysis , about half of Florida's marriages end in divorce. To curb that number, Republicans want to require couples to read a...

February 12, 2020 12:04 PM

Floridians would get sales-tax breaks before hurricane season and the new school year, while taxes on commercial leases and cell phones and other...