Property insurance changes aimed at stabilizing marketFlorida lawmakers began moving forward Monday with a plan to try to bolster the state’s troubled property-insurance market, but homeowners shouldn’t expect immediate relief from soaring premiums.
Gov. Ron DeSantis to sign off on housing moneyAs he prepares to act on a proposed state budget, Gov. Ron DeSantis on Monday backed a new $100 million program to help people such as teachers, health-care workers and police officers buy homes.
Florida Lawmakers Meet For Property Insurance Special SessionFlorida lawmakers are holding a special session this week in hopes of tackling the state's troubled property insurance system.
Facing South Florida: Homeowner Insurance CrisisJim DeFede went one-on-one with State Sen. Jeff Brandes, who pushed for the special legislative session to address the homeowner insurance crisis.
February Trial Scheduled In Florida 'Don't Say Gay' Law FightA February trial has been scheduled in a legal battle over a new state law that restricts teaching about sexual orientation and gender identity in Florida schools.
Gov. DeSantis Said Florida Would Take Control Of Disney's Special Taxing DistrictGov. Ron DeSantis said the state, rather than any local government, would take control of a taxing district that benefits Walt Disney Co. when the district is dissolved next year.
Gov. Ron DeSantis Signs Bill That Bans 'Picketing And Protesting' Outside A Person's HomeThe bill will allow law-enforcement officers to charge people with second-degree misdemeanors if they do not peaceably disperse after being warned about protesting.
Biden Administration To Ease Trump-Era Restrictions On CubaA bipartisan group of elected officials are calling for a review of the current U.S. policy and relations with Cuba in a push for freedom on the island.
Federal Ruling Eyed In Florida 'Big Tech' FightAs a battle continues about the constitutionality of a Florida law that seeks to crack down on social-media giants such as Facebook and Twitter, a federal appeals court has allowed a similar Texas law to take effect.
Facing South Florida: 1-On-1 With Charlie CristCrist is running to be the Democratic gubernatorial nominee and face-off with Gov. Ron DeSantis in November.
Secretary Of State Laurel Lee Stepping Down As State Elections ChiefLee’s resignation is effective Monday and came as Florida prepares for the Aug. 23 primary elections and the Nov. 8 general election.
State Board Eyes Teacher Pay MoneyGovernor Ron Desantis has included increases in teacher pay and student spending in budget recommendations for the next fiscal year.
Florida Judge Will Block Gov. DeSantis' Redistricting Map As UnconstitutionalA state circuit judge said he'll block Gov. Ron DeSantis' redistricting map because it is unconstitutional in that it breaks up a district where Black voters can choose their representatives.
Eileen Higgins Dropping Out Of District 27 Race Less Than 2 Weeks After Announcing BidHiggins, a Democrat, has been a county commissioner since 2018.
Senate Fails To Advance Bill Protecting Abortion Rights Ahead Of Supreme Court DecisionThe Senate on Wednesday failed to advance a bill bolstering abortion rights nationwide, with all Republicans and one Democrat tanking the Democratic-led effort to protect abortion access on the federal level after a draft Supreme Court opinion indicated the high court may overturn Roe v. Wade.