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The Florida Fish & Wildlife Commission has kicked off this year's Lionfish Challenge. Lasting from May 20th through September 6th, the challenge prompts fisherman to harvest as many lionfish … more
TALLAHASSEE - Governor Ron DeSantis has made it an active start week, signing a major anti-protest bill into law and issuing two key endorsements to local representatives. Firstly, DeSantis signed … more
Tallahassee, FL (NSF) - A state appeals court Wednesday said a man could not collect millions of dollars from tobacco companies in the death of his husband because they were not married when a … more
Tallahassee, FL (NSF) - A proposal that would give winners of big Florida lottery jackpots time to get their finances in order before their names become public has landed on Gov. Ron DeSantis’ … more
Tallahassee, FL (NSF) - Three conservation groups have filed a second federal lawsuit involving poor water quality in Florida that is blamed for “catastrophic mortality” of … more
ORLANDO - A clip is circulating online which appears to show a small group of Nazi demonstrators waving flags outside the road entrance to Walt Disney World in Orlando.  The demonstrators are … more
MIAMI - On Monday, Governor Ron DeSantis signed HB 395 into law, establishing November 7th as Victims of Communism Day in Florida's K-12 schools. In the words of the Governor's press release, the … more
Tallahassee, FL (NSF) - A series of sales-tax “holidays” on such things as school clothes, hurricane supplies and tools and a suspension of the state gas tax in October topped a … more
Tallahassee, FL (NSF) - Unemployment claims in Florida continue to roll in at a pre-pandemic pace and tax collections are up, but Gov. Ron DeSantis is maintaining a drumbeat that federal … more
Tallahassee, FL (NSF) - Alleging that the map is “intentionally racially discriminatory,” voting-rights groups late Friday requested approval to revamp a federal lawsuit to challenge the … more
Tallahassee, FL (NSF) - Lawyers for Gov. Ron DeSantis’ administration tried to persuade a federal appeals court Thursday to undo a preliminary injunction that blocked a controversial law … more
Tallahassee, FL (NSF) - A federal magistrate judge this week refused to shield Florida Department of Corrections Secretary Ricky Dixon and former Secretary Julie Jones from testifying in a legal … more
Tallahassee, FL - A win for Florida’s rooftop-solar industry came in the way of a veto after Governor Ron DeSantis struck down a bill that could have shaken up the industry. The … more
Tallahassee, FL (NSF) - Focusing on a North Florida district that has become a legal and political battleground, voting-rights groups and other plaintiffs are seeking a temporary injunction to … more
Tallahassee, FL (NSF) - Florida lawmakers will return to the Capitol the week of May 23 to address problems in the property-insurance system that have led to homeowners losing coverage and … more
Tallahassee, FL (NSF) - Continuing a crusade by Republican state leaders against critical race theory, Gov. Ron DeSantis on Friday signed a bill that will limit the way race-related issues can … more
Tallahassee, FL - With Education Commissioner Richard Corcoran stepping down at the end of the month, Gov. Ron DeSantis on Thursday recommended Republican state Sen. Manny Diaz Jr. as … more
TALLAHASSEE – Both of Governor Ron DeSantis’s foremost policy objectives were passed by the state legislature Thursday: the dissolution of Walt Disney World’s special district … more
Tallahassee, FL (NSF) - Gov. Ron DeSantis’ proposed congressional redistricting plan, lambasted by opponents because it likely would reduce the number of seats held by Black Democrats, … more
The pilot of the single-engine plane that touched down I-95 in Flagler County on January 31st says the craft's engine failed with five miles to go before reaching the Flagler Executive Airport. He … more
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