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Tallahassee, FL - Law-enforcement officers and firefighters could be exempted from a controversial Senate proposal that would place new requirements on union dues paid by government employees. … more
Tallahassee, FL - Try your hand at freshwater fishing this weekend on Saturday, April. 3 and Sunday, April 4, without needing a freshwater fishing license. License-free fishing days are a great way … more
Tallahassee, FL - With natural gas costing more than expected, Florida Power & Light customers will see increases in their monthly bills starting in May. The state Public Service … more
Washington, D.C. - The Department of Justice has received reports that fraudsters are creating fraudulent COVID-19 vaccine surveys for consumers to fill out with the promise of a prize or cash at the … more
Tallahassee, FL - Lawmakers continued to move forward Tuesday with efforts to limit local-government emergency orders, despite arguments by Democrats that the proposals are a state … more
Tallahassee, FL - Pointing to privacy concerns, Gov. Ron DeSantis said Monday he will issue emergency rules this week that prevent businesses from requiring customers to show proof of … more
Tallahassee, FL - Over the past decade, Florida voters approved changes to the state Constitution that legalized medical marijuana, restored felons’ voting rights and directed more money to … more
Tallahassee, FL - The Republican-controlled Florida House is ready to sign off on a controversial proposal that would create new crimes related to violent protests, enhance riot-related penalties and … more
Tallahassee, FL - New unemployment claims continue to slow in Florida, with an estimated 13,892 coming in last week, the lowest weekly figure since the coronavirus pandemic began more than a … more
Orlando, FL - AdventHealth's Centra Care Medical Director, Dr. Tim Hendrix, shared information today (March 25) on the latest COVID-19 trends, variants, and the different vaccines … more
Tallahassee, FL - Florida lawmakers are releasing initial budget proposals that grapple with shortfalls caused by the COVID-19 pandemic --- even though the prospect of billions of dollars coming … more
Tallahassee, FL - In an apparent victory for opponents, the Senate this week could drastically overhaul a controversial proposal aimed at reducing state Bright Futures scholarships for students … more
Tallahassee, FL - Gov. Ron DeSantis said Friday that Florida will start offering COVID-19 vaccines to all people age 50 and older starting Monday. This week, Florida lowered the age … more
Tallahassee, FL - The House is slated next week to consider a controversial bill that would crack down on violent protests and take a series of other law-and-order steps, as Democrats argue the … more
Tallahassee, FL - In Florida’s latest effort to punish technology companies, Attorney General Ashley Moody on Tuesday signed on to a Texas lawsuit accusing Google of violating federal antitrust … more
Tallahassee, FL - After debating whether county school board members should be paid, and if ending salaries would threaten diversity on the boards, a House panel took a first step Friday toward … more
Tallahassee, FL - A controversial proposal dealing with vacation rentals underwent a major overhaul on Thursday, after the bill sponsor stripped out a provision that would have blocked local … more
Tallahassee, FL - As Gov. Ron DeSantis travels the state boasting of Florida’s “seniors first” policy, Democratic leaders are calling for investigations into the allocation of … more
Tallahassee, FL - Bills that would crack down on COVID-19 scammers and shield businesses from COVID-19 lawsuits appear likely to be the first measures passed during the 2021 legislative … more
Tallahassee, FL - In a politically charged issue that has become a rallying cry for Gov. Ron DeSantis and many other Republicans, a House committee Tuesday will take up a proposal that targets large … more
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