Ban on Lab-Grown Meat Leads to Fears of a Boosted Chinese Economy

Ban on Lab-Grown Meat Leads to Fears of a Boosted Chinese Economy

Liv Caputo
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February 12, 2024
TALLAHASSEE, FL—A sweeping Florida bill is facing backlash over its proposed ban on lab-grown meat, with opponents fearing limited consumer...
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The Lounge🍊—2.10.2024—Florida Lawmakers Focus on DEI, Social Media, Defamation—More...

The Lounge🍊—2.10.2024—Florida Lawmakers Focus on DEI, Social Media, Defamation—More...

Liv Caputo
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February 11, 2024
The 2024 Legislative Session is now almost halfway completed, closing out the fifth week of the 9-week period. Tempers are...
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Republican Lawmaker Wants to Ban 'Identity Politics' in Teacher Prep Courses

Republican Lawmaker Wants to Ban 'Identity Politics' in Teacher Prep Courses

Liv Caputo
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February 9, 2024
TALLAHASSEE, FL—A Republican-led education bill prohibits teacher prep courses from including a curriculum on "identity politics" or that "systemic racism,...
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Bilirakis Issues Rationale for Voting to Impeach Mayorkas

Bilirakis Issues Rationale for Voting to Impeach Mayorkas

Jackson Bakich
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February 8, 2024
Representative Gus Bilirakis (R-FL) released a statement following the House’s failed attempt to impeach Homeland Security Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas. An...
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Florida Wants to Grant Law Enforcement $10 Million to Catch Pedophiles

Florida Wants to Grant Law Enforcement $10 Million to Catch Pedophiles

Liv Caputo
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February 8, 2024
TALLAHASSEE, FL—Local law enforcement agencies may receive a $10 million grant to fund online sting operations, designed to apprehend online...
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Domestic Violence Victims May Have Further Protections Under New Florida Bill

Domestic Violence Victims May Have Further Protections Under New Florida Bill

Liv Caputo
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February 8, 2024
TALLAHASSEE, FL—Florida is one step closer to adopting the Hope Card Program, designed to protect further and assist victims of...
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Florida Takes Steps to Regulate  Anti-Opioid Herbal Treatment Kratom

Florida Takes Steps to Regulate Anti-Opioid Herbal Treatment Kratom

Liv Caputo
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February 8, 2024
TALLAHASSEE, FL—The Florida Legislature aims to increase safety regulations surrounding Kratom distribution, an increasingly popular herbal substance used throughout the...
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Passidomo May Block Bill Preserving Confederate Monuments From Senate Floor

Passidomo May Block Bill Preserving Confederate Monuments From Senate Floor

Liv Caputo
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February 7, 2024
TALLAHASSEE, FL—The Florida Legislature has condemned the "abhorrent" public comments on a bill banning the removal of Confederate monuments, causing...
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Lauren Book Releases Statement After Oral Arguments Heard Regarding Abortion Amendment

Lauren Book Releases Statement After Oral Arguments Heard Regarding Abortion Amendment

Jackson Bakich
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February 7, 2024
State Senate Minority Leader Lauren Book (D-FL) blasted Republicans for not wanting to put abortion on the ballot in the...
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Democrats Storm Out of Bill Hearing for Confederate Monuments

Democrats Storm Out of Bill Hearing for Confederate Monuments

Liv Caputo
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February 7, 2024
TALLAHASSEE, FL—Senate Democrats stormed out of committee at the introduction of a new bill that would punish anyone who removes,...
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Florida Legislature Moves to Regulate State's Use of Digital Currency

Florida Legislature Moves to Regulate State's Use of Digital Currency

Liv Caputo
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February 6, 2024
TALLAHASSEE, FL—A sweeping new bill would prohibit banks from dealing in digital currency without completing a comprehensive risk assessment to...
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'We Have to Step in': Social Media Bill Continues to Exclude Parental Rights

'We Have to Step in': Social Media Bill Continues to Exclude Parental Rights

Liv Caputo
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February 6, 2024
TALLAHASSEE, FL—The Florida Senate is sticking to its guns in a social media ban for minors. In a rare departure...
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Sweeping Defamation Bill Makes it Easier to Sue Journalists

Sweeping Defamation Bill Makes it Easier to Sue Journalists

Liv Caputo
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February 5, 2024
TALLAHASSEE, FL—A far-reaching defamation bill united conservatives and liberals in strong opposition, despite a strike-all amendment softening its components. Though...
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New Florida State Guard Director Confirmed Amidst Governor's Plan to Deploy Them to Texas

New Florida State Guard Director Confirmed Amidst Governor's Plan to Deploy Them to Texas

Liv Caputo
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February 5, 2024
TALLAHASSEE, FL—Mere days after Gov. DeSantis announced that the state's version of the national guard will be sent to the...
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Media Fact-Checks Old DeSantis Claims from Campaign Trail

Media Fact-Checks Old DeSantis Claims from Campaign Trail

Jim McCool
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February 5, 2024
Governor Ron DeSantis (R-FL) has  came back to his job as governor of Florida after dropping his presidential bid and...
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The Lounge🍊—2.3.2024—Florida Lawmakers Focus on Term Limits, AI, 'Deep Fakes'—Sen. Collins Goes On the Record—More...

The Lounge🍊—2.3.2024—Florida Lawmakers Focus on Term Limits, AI, 'Deep Fakes'—Sen. Collins Goes On the Record—More...

Liv Caputo
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February 3, 2024
Florida Lawmakers Dead-Focused on Social Media, Term Limits for Congress, And AI The fourth week of the 2024 Legislative session...
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EXCLUSIVE: Republican Lawmaker Talks Communism, Adoption, Veterans' Rights

EXCLUSIVE: Republican Lawmaker Talks Communism, Adoption, Veterans' Rights

Liv Caputo
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February 2, 2024
TALLAHASSEE, FL—Top Republican Lawmaker Sen. Jay Collins has proposed a slew of hard-hitting bills this session, covering issues ranging from...
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Republican Lawmaker Says People are 'Literally Dying in Office' Without Congressional Term Limits

Republican Lawmaker Says People are 'Literally Dying in Office' Without Congressional Term Limits

Liv Caputo
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February 1, 2024
TALLAHASSEE, FL—The Florida Legislature is demanding U.S. congressional term limits via an Article V Convention, propelling the resolution through and...
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