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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
Tallahassee, FL (NSF) - State lawmakers have until noon Monday to respond to a poll on Sen. Jeff Brandes’ push to hold a special session about property insurance, the Florida  Department … more
THE VILLAGES – Two residents of The Villages, one of Florida’s most infamous retirement communities, have admitted to voting twice in the 2020 presidential election. Charles Barnes … more
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – The Florida state legislature, majority GOP in both houses, has ceded the job of drawing congressional district lines to Governor Ron DeSantis. The task of redrawing … more
Tallahassee, FL (NSF) - After nearly seven years of legal battling, a Leon County circuit judge has approved a 24-hour waiting period for abortions in Florida. Judge Angela Dempsey issued a … more
Tallahassee, FL (NSF) - After inking $2.4 billion in settlements with prescription drug manufacturers, distributors and retailers, the state is set for a courtroom showdown with Walgreens over … more
Tallahassee, FL (NSF) - Researchers have put forward a second above-normal forecast for the upcoming Atlantic hurricane season. Colorado State University researchers on Thursday predicted 19 named … more
Tallahassee, FL (NSF) - Florida, Alabama and Georgia filed a federal lawsuit Monday alleging that the Biden administration is not properly deporting undocumented immigrants who commit … more
Tallahassee, FL (NSF) - In a long-running legal battle, a federal judge has rejected arguments that the Florida High School Athletic Association improperly prevented Christian schools from offering a … more
A number of Florida’s Republican lawmakers, including some in Volusia and Flagler, are returning campaign donations made by Disney for the company’s response to Florida’s Parental … more
It’s the most controversial piece of legislation in recent Florida history. The Parental Rights in Education bill, better known as the ‘Don’t Say Gay bill’ by those who oppose … more
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