'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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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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Biden Running Up the Numbers on Trump in Fundraising

Biden Running Up the Numbers on Trump in Fundraising

Jim McCool
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February 21, 2024
Americans are gearing up for a presidential election rematch between President Joe Biden (D) and former President Donald Trump (R). ...
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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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Florida Legislators Commend Passage of House Anti-Hamas Resolution

Florida Legislators Commend Passage of House Anti-Hamas Resolution

Mateo Guillamont
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February 20, 2024
Florida lawmakers are celebrating the passage of a bipartisan resolution condemning Hamas’ use of sexual violence in its war against...
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Florida Legislature Pushing for National Constitutional Budget Amendment

Florida Legislature Pushing for National Constitutional Budget Amendment

Mateo Guillamont
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February 19, 2024
A resolution seeking to amend the US Constitution to grant the President line item veto power when approving bills is...
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Mast Demands Answers Regarding U.S. Army Corps Decision to Begin Discharges in FL Waterways

Mast Demands Answers Regarding U.S. Army Corps Decision to Begin Discharges in FL Waterways

Jackson Bakich
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February 18, 2024
Representative Brian Mast (R-FL) sent out a press release on Friday demanding answers from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers...
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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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Trump v. Haley on Florida GOP Top Priority Issues

Trump v. Haley on Florida GOP Top Priority Issues

Jim McCool
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February 16, 2024
The Republican Party of Florida. (RPOF) is getting revved up for primary season and is now distributing sample ballots for...
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Venezuelan Plane Seized by DOJ in Florida, Pressure Increases for More Sanctions

Venezuelan Plane Seized by DOJ in Florida, Pressure Increases for More Sanctions

Mateo Guillamont
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February 14, 2024
The US Department of Justice (DOJ) announced it had successfully seized a Venezuelan Boeing 747 originally owned by Iran and...
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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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Senate Unanimously Approves Scott Resolution Honoring Parkland Victims

Senate Unanimously Approves Scott Resolution Honoring Parkland Victims

Mateo Guillamont
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February 13, 2024
The US Senate has unanimously agreed to pass Senator Rick Scott’s (R-FL) resolution honoring the victims of the shooting at...
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Florida Bill Would Protect and House Pregnant Homeless Women

Florida Bill Would Protect and House Pregnant Homeless Women

Liv Caputo
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February 13, 2024
TALLAHASSEE, FL—A new bill seeks to provide resources and housing for pregnant homeless women in Florida. Through a new grant...
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Rubio Files Border Enforcement Amendments to Sweeping Spending Bill

Rubio Files Border Enforcement Amendments to Sweeping Spending Bill

Mateo Guillamont
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February 12, 2024
A $95 billion foreign aid package containing aid for Ukraine, Israel, and Taiwan surmounted a key procedural vote on Superbowl...
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Florida Voters Strongly United on Tackling Affordable Housing Crisis

Florida Voters Strongly United on Tackling Affordable Housing Crisis

Jim McCool
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February 12, 2024
The state of Florida has often claimed political and legislative victories over other major states such as New York and...
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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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Taylor Swift: Florida Democrats' Newest Political Strategy

Taylor Swift: Florida Democrats' Newest Political Strategy

Jim McCool
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February 9, 2024
Over the past several years, Democrats have watched the state of Florida slip away from a competitive swing state, to...
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