Florida student faces misdemeanor charges after refusing to stand for Pledge of Allegiance
An 11-year-old student in Florida is facing charges after refusing to stand for the Pledge of Allegiance and creating a disturbance in the classroom, police…
Americans continue their march to low-tax states
The United States Census Bureau released its annual state-by-state population estimates for 2018 in late December. It highlights migration trends across the states and sketches…
Florida governor Ron DeSantis orders state to get rid of Common Core standards
CAPE CORAL, Fla. — Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis has announced an executive order to eliminate Common Core standards in Florida schools.
The state originally adopted…
Secretary of State Mike Ertel resigns after photos of him in blackface surface
TALLAHASSEE – Newly appointed Florida Secretary of State Michael Ertel has resigned from office after photos of him posing as a female Hurricane Katrina victim…
Florida commissioner: Rep. Rashida Tlaib might ‘blow up’ Capitol, has ‘no place in government’
WASHINGTON – A Florida city commissioner is under fire after calling Rep. Rashida Tlaib, who made history as one of the first Muslim members of…
FL Gov vilified Brenda Snipes and trampled her rights, federal judge rules
Brenda Snipes got a raw deal when former Gov. Rick Scott suspended her as Broward County’s supervisor of elections, a federal judge ruled Wednesday.
Broward Sheriff Scott Israel tells staff he’s being suspended over Parkland response
It appears that Broward County Sheriff Scott Israel is preparing to pack it in, for now.
The two-term sheriff, the object of fierce criticism over…
Fight brews over felons’ voting rights in Florida
Now, a fight is brewing between the broad coalition of civil and voting rights groups that backed the measure and some state and local officials…
How will Ron DeSantis change Florida’s medical marijuana industry?
TALLAHASSEE — The advent of a new administration with Gov.-elect Ron DeSantis at the helm could bring a sharp turnaround in how Florida officials approach…
Republicans get good news in Florida, Georgia as final pieces of election map fall into place
Sen. Bill Nelson and a team of lawyers scoured Florida looking for uncounted votes over the last two weeks. On Sunday it became clear there…