Leaked Supreme Court Draft Opinion That Would Overturn Roe V. Wade Ratchets Up Florida DebateA leaked U.S. Supreme Court draft opinion that would overturn the landmark Roe v. Wade abortion decision ignited a sense of urgency Tuesday among Florida Democrats while drawing praise from Republicans.
Florida Lawmakers Think Gov. DeSantis Will Create New District For Disney, One He ControlsA group of central Florida lawmakers thinks they've figured out Governor Ron DeSantis' end game when it comes to his high-profile battle with Disney over its special taxing district.
Report: Draft Opinion Suggests Supreme Court Will Overturn Roe v. WadeA draft opinion circulated among Supreme Court justices suggests that earlier this year a majority of them had thrown support behind overturning the 1973 case Roe v. Wade that legalized abortion nationwide, according to a report published Monday night in Politico. It's unclear if the draft represents the court's final word on the matter.
Russell, Higgins Jump Into Race To Run Against SalazarAfter months of not finding a candidate to run against Republican Congresswoman Maria Elvira Salazar, Democrats now find themselves with two candidates and a what may be an expensive and highly contested primary.
'Legislature Will Get It Done': DeSantis Promises 'Constitutional Carry' Bill Will Pass In FloridaGov. Ron DeSantis is promising to sign so-called “constitutional carry” gun legislation into law before he leaves the governor’s office.
DeSantis On Biden Disinformation Governance Board: It's A 'Belated April Fool's Joke' And 'Rejects Bureau In Florida'Florida Governor Ron DeSantis took aim at the Biden administration's recent move to create a "Disinformation Governance Board" as a way to educate the public about disinformation.
State Board Of Education Unanimously Approves Sen. Manny Diaz Jr. For Education CommissionerIn a unanimous vote, Senator Manny Diaz Jr. has been appointed by the state's Board of Education to serve as the next Commissioner of Education.
President Biden Taking 'Hard Look' At Student Loan ForgivenessFederal student loan debt could be canceled. President Joe Biden said he's "taking a hard look" at the issue will reach a decision within a month.
Florida Budget ‘Turkey’ List Totals $281 MillionFlorida TaxWatch has released a list of 166 “turkeys” in a newly passed state budget.
Disney: Florida Can't Dissolve Special District Without First Paying Off Billion Dollar DebtIf Florida is serious about dissolving Disney's self-governing special district, it's going to have to dig deep.
Florida, Groups Battle Over Elections RulingAfter a federal judge blocked parts of a 2021 elections law that he said discriminated against Black voters, the state and opponents of the law are battling about whether the ruling should be put on hold while an appeals court considers the case.
Gov. Ron DeSantis Signs Controversial Bill Creating New Florida Election Police ForceIn an effort to fight election crimes, Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis signed a bill Monday which creates a police force dedicated to pursuing voter fraud and other election crimes, embracing a top priority of Republicans after former President Donald Trump’s unfounded accusations that his reelection was stolen.
Florida Seeks To End Lawsuit On Congressional Redistricting MapAs a new round of legal battling begins about congressional redistricting, the state is asking a federal court to dismiss a lawsuit that has urged judges to draw new district lines.
Facing South Florida: Chuck Nadd Locked And Loaded For Campaign To Be State's Next Agriculture CommissionerIn his first television interview, the recently announced Republican candidate for Florida Agriculture Commissioner talks to CBS4's Jim DeFede about his campaign for statewide office in what could be a wild race.
Gov. DeSantis Signs Bill Dissolving Disney World's Special DistrictThe bill dissolves the private government entity controlled by Disney that provides municipal-like services for its 27,000 acres was approved by the Florida legislature and signed Friday by Gov. Ron DeSantis.