DeSantis Taps Diaz for Education Commissioner

DeSantis Taps Diaz for Education Commissioner

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April 21, 2022
TALLAHASSEE — With Education Commissioner Richard Corcoran stepping down at the end of the month, Gov. Ron DeSantis on Thursday...
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Move Against Disney Shows DeSantis Clout

Move Against Disney Shows DeSantis Clout

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April 19, 2022
TALLAHASSEE --- Bowing to Gov. Ron DeSantis, the Florida Legislature on Tuesday advanced two proposals aimed at punishing Walt Disney...
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One Lawsuit Dropped As Redistricting Session Nears

One Lawsuit Dropped As Redistricting Session Nears

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April 13, 2022
TALLAHASSEE — As a similar battle plays out in federal court, plaintiffs have dropped a Leon County circuit court lawsuit...
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Moody Sues Hospitals, School Board Over Opioid Cases

Moody Sues Hospitals, School Board Over Opioid Cases

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April 6, 2022
TALLAHASSEE — Attorney General Ashley Moody’s office filed a lawsuit Wednesday against five public hospital systems and the Miami-Dade County...
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Army Veteran to Vie with Simpson for Ag Commissioner

Army Veteran to Vie with Simpson for Ag Commissioner

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April 5, 2022
TALLAHASSEE --- Chuck Nadd, a Winter Park resident who flew helicopters for the U.S. Army, filed paperwork Monday to battle...
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Florida, Other States Sue Over Immigration Enforcement

Florida, Other States Sue Over Immigration Enforcement

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April 5, 2022
Florida, Alabama and Georgia filed a federal lawsuit Monday alleging that the Biden administration is not properly deporting undocumented immigrants...
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State Says Redistricting Case Should Be Put On Hold

State Says Redistricting Case Should Be Put On Hold

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April 3, 2022
By Jim Saunders TALLAHASSEE — With lawmakers heading into a special legislative session this month, Secretary of State Laurel Lee...
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Controversial Bill Could Face Lawsuit

Controversial Bill Could Face Lawsuit

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March 28, 2022
LGBTQ-advocacy groups and federal education officials Monday condemned Gov. Ron DeSantis for signing a bill that will bar instruction about...
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Judge Expected to Back Abortion Waiting Period

Judge Expected to Back Abortion Waiting Period

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March 24, 2022
By Jim Saunders TALLAHASSEE — A Leon County circuit judge indicated Wednesday she will uphold a 2015 state law that...
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Florida Jobless Claims Up Slightly

Florida Jobless Claims Up Slightly

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March 24, 2022
Florida’s first-time unemployment claims last week were slightly higher than during the previous three weeks, but the pace of claims...
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Financial Literacy Bill Sent to DeSantis

Financial Literacy Bill Sent to DeSantis

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March 21, 2022
The Legislature on Monday formally sent a bill to Gov. Ron DeSantis that would add a financial literacy course as...
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Tobacco Industry Gets Win at Supreme Court

Tobacco Industry Gets Win at Supreme Court

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March 17, 2022
TALLAHASSEE — In what a dissenting justice called a “fundamental shift,” the Florida Supreme Court on Thursday issued a ruling...
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Lawmakers Pass $112.1 Billion Budget to End Session

Lawmakers Pass $112.1 Billion Budget to End Session

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March 14, 2022
TALLAHASSEE --- Florida lawmakers passed a record $112.1 billion budget Monday to end a legislative session dominated by fierce debates...
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Controversial Immigration Bill Heads to DeSantis

Controversial Immigration Bill Heads to DeSantis

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March 9, 2022
TALLAHASSEE --- Delivering on one of Gov. Ron DeSantis’ top legislative priorities, the Florida House on Wednesday passed an immigration...
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Senate Passes Controversial Immigration Plan

Senate Passes Controversial Immigration Plan

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March 7, 2022
TALLAHASSEE --- The Florida Senate late Thursday approved a measure aimed at boosting immigration enforcement that critics maintain could have...
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15-Week Abortion Limit Headed to DeSantis

15-Week Abortion Limit Headed to DeSantis

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March 3, 2022
By Ryan Dailey TALLAHASSEE — Florida doctors could soon be prohibited from performing abortions past 15 weeks of pregnancy after...
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Controversial Education Bills Head to Full Senate

Controversial Education Bills Head to Full Senate

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March 2, 2022
TALLAHASSEE — The Florida Senate moved forward Tuesday with contentious education measures that would increase scrutiny of school library books...
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Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity Bill Advances in Senate

Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity Bill Advances in Senate

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March 1, 2022
By Ryan Dailey TALLAHASSEE — The Florida Senate is poised to consider a controversial measure that would prohibit school instruction...
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