DeSantis Taps Four Appointees For Water Management BoardGov. Ron DeSantis on Thursday named four appointees to the nine-member South Florida Water Management District Governing Board, after he called last month for the prior board’s resignation.
Florida House, Senate Move Closer To Ending Pot Smoking BanFlorida legislators are ready to vote on measures that would allow patients to smoke medical marijuana, boosting chances of approval before a mid-March deadline set by Gov. Ron DeSantis.
School Board Term Limits Gets Support In The HouseWith supporters touting benefits such as dislodging incumbents, the Florida House is moving forward with a proposal that could lead to term limits for school board members across the state.
'We Can And Must Do More': Florida Lawmaker Renews Push To Curb Human TraffickingA year ago, state Sen. Lauren Book wanted to allow human-trafficking survivors to sue hotels that turned a blind eye to abuse. But after that idea did not pass, the Plantation Democrat is back with a different proposal: training hotel employees to spot trafficking.
Lawyer For Suspended Broward Sheriff Scott Israel Urges Focus On ‘Facts’A lawyer representing suspended Broward County Sheriff Scott Israel asked a Senate special master Tuesday to ensure an upcoming hearing is focused on the facts behind Israel’s ouster and not on "emotional evidence" surrounding last year's mass shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School.
Judge Orders Roger Stone To Court Thursday Over Controversial Instagram Pix Federal Judge Amy Berman Jackson has ordered Roger Stone to appear before her in court on Thursday to explain why the conditions of his release should not be modified or revoked in light of a controversial picture of her he posted on Instagram.
Florida Gov Ron DeSantis Seeks To Delay Health Insurance ChangesRon DeSantis has proposed putting on hold an overhaul of the program that provides health-insurance coverage to employees.
Venezuela's Maduro Responds To Trump, Calls FIU Address A 'Nazi-Syle' SpeechThe crisis in Venezuela may reach a flash point this weekend as Venezuela's Nicolas Maduro vows not to allow humanitarian aid from the United States to enter the country.
Florida To Ban Dumping Blood Off Beaches To Lure SharksOcean waters surrounding Florida’s shores are about to get a bit cleaner and less gross.
Bernie Sanders Announces 2020 Run: 'We're Gonna Win'Sen. Bernie Sanders, independent of Vermont, announced Tuesday he is launching a bid for the 2020 Democratic presidential nomination, hoping to reignite the ardent progressive support of his insurgent 2016 campaign.
Florida Dept. of Health Challenges Pot Dispensary RulingAs lawmakers weigh changes to the state’s medical-marijuana laws, the Florida Department of Health has appealed a circuit judge’s ruling that struck down a limit on the number of dispensaries that marijuana businesses can operate.
President Trump Ramps Up Pressure On Venezuela's Maduro Regime During FIU SpeechPresident Donald Trump delivered a speech this Presidents’ Day from Florida International University, where he addressed the ongoing crisis in Venezuela.