Alabama's IVF Restrictions Strike Fear Into Florida Democrats

Alabama's IVF Restrictions Strike Fear Into Florida Democrats

Liv Caputo
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February 21, 2024
TALLAHASSEE, FL—Democrats are demanding that a bill defining fetal personhood and expanding wrongful death actions to the unborn be killed...
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'We are the Bogeyman': Tense Debate Follows Bill Banning Community IDs for Illegal Immigrants

'We are the Bogeyman': Tense Debate Follows Bill Banning Community IDs for Illegal Immigrants

Liv Caputo
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February 21, 2024
TALLAHASSEE, FL—A bill banning local governments from providing community IDs to illegal immigrants passed its final committee stop Wednesday afternoon,...
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Defamation Bill Faces Claims of Back-Door Dealings, Unconstitutionality

Defamation Bill Faces Claims of Back-Door Dealings, Unconstitutionality

Liv Caputo
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February 21, 2024
TALLAHASSEE, FL—The bill sponsor for a defamation bill threatening increased penalties for journalists and news outlets faced bizarre allegations of...
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AG Commissioner Simpson Says Kratom Should be Regulated and 'Not Sold to Children'

AG Commissioner Simpson Says Kratom Should be Regulated and 'Not Sold to Children'

Jackson Bakich
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February 21, 2024
Florida Commissioner of Agriculture Wilton Simpson (R-FL) provided his thoughts concerning kratom, the herbal substance growing in popularity around the...
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Abortion Access, IVF in Danger? Unborn Child Bill Faces Strong Opposition

Abortion Access, IVF in Danger? Unborn Child Bill Faces Strong Opposition

Liv Caputo
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February 21, 2024
TALLAHASSEE, FL—A bill allowing parents to collect damages for the death of their unborn child would grant rights to a...
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Rep. Mike Caruso Endorses Meg Weinberger in House District 94

Rep. Mike Caruso Endorses Meg Weinberger in House District 94

Javier Manjarres
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February 21, 2024
As the 2024 legislative session in Tallahassee ends on March 8, lawmakers are thinking of their next political move, with...
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Florida House Cracks Down on Hemp, Divides Republicans

Florida House Cracks Down on Hemp, Divides Republicans

Liv Caputo
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February 21, 2024
TALLAHASSEE, FL—A bill banning delta-8 and capping THC milligrams in hemp products divided House Republicans Tuesday afternoon, raising concerns about...
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The Republican-led Florida Legislature Channels Communist China With New Social Media Bill

The Republican-led Florida Legislature Channels Communist China With New Social Media Bill

Liv Caputo
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February 21, 2024
TALLAHASSEE, FL— For the past few years, the Republican-led state legislature has passed some very pro-Florida, pro-family legislative measures, but...
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Landmark Affordable Housing Bill Faces Adversity in State Senate Due to Loophole

Landmark Affordable Housing Bill Faces Adversity in State Senate Due to Loophole

Jackson Bakich
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February 20, 2024
With her stint as the leader of the upper chamber in Florida’s state government dwindling in the sunset, State Senate...
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'Tell Them to Vote Hell No!': Trump Republicans Furious at Florida's New Election Bill

'Tell Them to Vote Hell No!': Trump Republicans Furious at Florida's New Election Bill

Liv Caputo
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February 20, 2024
TALLAHASSEE, FL—Seven weeks into the nine-week Legislative Session, the Florida House has unveiled a major new election bill, reinstating runoff...
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The Lounge🍊—2.18.2024—Florida Lawmakers Tackle Immigration, Abortion, and Communism—More...

The Lounge🍊—2.18.2024—Florida Lawmakers Tackle Immigration, Abortion, and Communism—More...

Liv Caputo
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February 18, 2024
It's all About Immigration. Still. In the wake of Homeland Security Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas' impeachment by the U.S. House of...
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Republican Bill Would Define a Fetus as a Person, Hurt Dems' Abortion Amendment Chances

Republican Bill Would Define a Fetus as a Person, Hurt Dems' Abortion Amendment Chances

Liv Caputo
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February 16, 2024
TALLAHASSEE, FL—Abortion rights advocates are up in arms over new bill language establishing an "unborn child" as a person at...
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'Crack Bears Do Not Exist': FL Democrats Poke Fun at Lawmaker Targeting Bears High on Crack

'Crack Bears Do Not Exist': FL Democrats Poke Fun at Lawmaker Targeting Bears High on Crack

Liv Caputo
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February 16, 2024
TALLAHASSEE, FL—A Republican Lawmaker is no longer targeting Florida's "crack bears" in his bill allowing people to kill bears in...
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Rep. Alina Garcia Will Not Seek Reelection to Florida House

Rep. Alina Garcia Will Not Seek Reelection to Florida House

Javier Manjarres
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February 15, 2024
Florida Rep. Alina Garcia (R) has decided to not seek reelection to the Florida House of Representatives in the 2024...
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Ingoglia to Congress on Border Crisis: 'Get Off Your Butts and Fix it'

Ingoglia to Congress on Border Crisis: 'Get Off Your Butts and Fix it'

Liv Caputo
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February 14, 2024
TALLAHASSEE, FL—In a Valentine's Day voice vote, the Florida Senate is demanding Congress enforce immigration laws, secure the border, and...
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George Floyd-Era Police Review Boards to Come to an End Under New Bill

George Floyd-Era Police Review Boards to Come to an End Under New Bill

Liv Caputo
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February 14, 2024
TALLAHASSEE, FL—A Republican-led bill would abolish civilian police review boards from the state. Mostly founded after the death of George...
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DeSantis Supports New Legislation to Crack Down on Retail Theft

DeSantis Supports New Legislation to Crack Down on Retail Theft

Christian Pitten
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February 14, 2024
In an effort to boost more law and order in the state, Florida Governor Ron DeSantis came out supporting legislation...
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Florida Reworks Gaming Laws, Cracks Down on Fantasy Sports Businesses

Florida Reworks Gaming Laws, Cracks Down on Fantasy Sports Businesses

Javier Manjarres
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February 14, 2024
TALLAHASSEE, FL—Republican Sen. Travis Hutson has introduced SB 1566, requiring the Florida Gaming Control Commission to both oversee fantasy sports...
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