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January 15, 2020 05:13 PM

Senator Tom Lee's plan to close the so-called "gun show loophole" and require background checks for private sales is already running into headwinds. Lee...


January 15, 2020 11:54 AM

Teacher pay, firearm safety and healthcare spending are among the top issues Florida leaders listed as they made their opening statements on the first...


January 14, 2020 12:59 PM

Florida is among the states looking to force the issue of athlete pay on the NCAA. California passed a law to do so last year. Three House committees...


January 14, 2020 02:43 AM

Florida’s average teacher salary is among the lowest in the nation. The Florida Education Association says the state suffers from high turn-over rates...


January 10, 2020 10:26 PM

A slew of criminal justice reform bills will be up this 2020 legislative session. A number of them will get a hearing during the first week lawmakers...


January 09, 2020 03:50 PM

When Florida A&M University professor Barton Christner walks the halls he feels as if there’s a shadow looming over his head. Recently, his mugshot...


January 07, 2020 01:21 PM

January 6 th is the anniversary of same-sex marriage becoming legal in Florida. But 5 years after the historic ruling, Florida statute still says...


December 21, 2019 02:11 PM

As legislative session looms on the horizon, lawmakers are trying to squeeze in their personal projects into next years’ budget. However, not all of...


December 20, 2019 01:15 PM

Tallahassee is police-chief-less after the man hired for the job rescinded his acceptance of the offer. City Manager Reese Goad says the move was...


December 15, 2019 01:00 PM

Both Republican and Democratic lawmakers in Florida’s legislature are taking aim at mandatory minimum sentencing for non-violent offenders. Bills...