Judge rejects Florida sports betting deal

Calling it a “fiction,” a Washington, D.C.-based judge late Monday...

Disney pauses COVID-19 vaccine mandate in Florida

Disney has paused its policy requiring Florida-based employees to take...

Florida massacre families to get millions for F...

The families of most of those killed and wounded in...

Congressional panel launches probe into UF policy

A congressional subcommittee has launched an investigation into the University...

DeSantis pitches plan for ‘Gas Tax Relief’

To confront inflation, Gov. Ron DeSantis said Monday he will...

Professors’ reports target elections law

In expert reports submitted to a federal judge, political science...

DeSantis pitches money for Everglades

Gov. Ron DeSantis said Tuesday he will request $660 million...

Initial congressional maps draw praise

Staff proposals to redraw Florida’s congressional lines for the next...

Lawmakers reject carving out health providers

Florida lawmakers sped Tuesday toward passing a plan to prevent...

House backs moving away from OSHA

With Republicans angry about a vaccination rule issued by the...

It’s Manatee Awareness month!

On Nov. 4, the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission...

‘Tiger King’ star Carole Baskin sue...

The founder of a Florida big cat sanctuary featured in...

Challenge to Development Law Rejected

In a blow to growth-management supporters, an appeals court Wednesday...

‘Groveland Four’ charges could be d...

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — A local prosecutor has filed a...

Feds warn state over school board money

President Joe Biden’s administration on Monday warned top Florida education...

Recently fired Alachua jail guard pleads guilty...

A recently fired Alachua jail guard has plead guilty to...

Judge OK’s online medical marijuana ordering

Leafly and similar sites will be able to resume contracting...

Florida finds uncommon allies in gun law fight

Groups seeking stricter gun-control laws frequently have clashed with Republican...

Bill would allow drug dealers to be charged wit...

Charging drug dealers with first-degree murder for a customer’s fatal...

Local businesses adjust to Florida’s new $10 mi...

Florida’s minimum wage increased from $8.65 an hour to $10...

Dog alerts neighbor when owner has stroke

GAINESVILLE — The stroke came suddenly. He didn’t remember falling,...

Texas-Style Abortion Bill Filed in Florida

TALLAHASSEE — An abortion bill similar to one signed into...

DeSantis threatens cities with fines for vaccin...

ORLANDO — Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis on Monday threatened local...

DeSantis school mask mandate ban back in force

ST. PETERSBURG — The on-again, off-again ban imposed by Republican...

Judge blocks state’s protest law

TALLAHASSEE – Calling it unconstitutionally “vague and overbroad,” Chief U.S....

Justices to Hear Local Gun Regulations Case

TALLAHASSEE — The Florida Supreme Court will take up a...

State appeal puts mask-mandate ruling on hold

TALLAHASSEE – An appeal filed Thursday by Gov. Ron DeSantis’...

State withholds Alachua school board pay over m...

TALLAHASSEE — Florida state education officials on Monday began to...

Judge rules for DeSantis on unemployment benefits

TALLAHASSEE — Republican Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis didn’t violate the...

Judge blocks Florida governor’s order ban...

FORT LAUDERDALE — School districts in Florida may impose mask...

Florida school mask struggle goes before judge

ST. PETERSBURG — Florida’s power struggle over wearing masks in...

Lawsuit challenges cut to unemployment

TALLAHASSEE – Broward County residents struggling financially because of the...

House leader: Building codes to be addressed 

TALLAHASSEE – As the investigation continues into the deadly condominium...

Florida citrus season ends on sour note

TALLAHASSEE – Florida’s beleaguered citrus growers ended the 2020-2021 growing...

Feds question relief funds for teacher bonuses

TALLAHASSEE— Republican Gov. Ron DeSantis’ highly touted plan to give...

Millions backing proposed affordable housing am...

TALLAHASSEE – Realtor groups have poured another $8 million into...

State revenues beat expectations in May

TALLAHASSEE – Florida’s monthly revenues continue to top expectations, aided...

Sports betting plan hit with legal challenge

TALLAHASSEE – Pointing to a “legal fiction,” two pari-mutuel facilities...

Freedom Week offers sales tax breaks starting J...

TALLAHASSEE – Florida is about to find out how much...

New state laws, budget take effect July 1

TALLAHASSEE – More than 100 new laws passed during the...

Mask mandate lawsuits continue despite executiv...

TALLAHASSEE – Gov. Ron DeSantis in early May blocked cities...

DeSantis: Students will be taught communism is ...

TALLAHASSEE — Civics education will be expanded in Florida, including...

DeSantis: Florida to join border control enforc...

TALLAHASSEE – Gov. Ron DeSantis said Wednesday that Florida law-enforcement...

DeSantis downplays COVID variant, urges vaccina...

TALLAHASSEE – As the federal Centers for Disease Control and...

DeSantis signs bill requiring moment for school...

TALLAHASSEE — Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis visited a South Florida...

Florida bans ‘critical race theory’...

TALLAHASSEE — Florida’s state Board of Education banned “critical race...

Impact fees, cemetery bills signed by DeSantis

TALLAHASSEE – Gov. Ron DeSantis signed 24 bills into law...

DeSantis signs bills meant to curb foreign infl...

TALLAHASSEE – Gov. Ron DeSantis on Monday signed into law...

Florida courts get OK to lift mask, social-dist...

TALLAHASSEE — The chief justice of Florida’s Supreme Court says...

State seeks dismissal of election law lawsuit

TALLAHASSEE – Florida Secretary of State Laurel Lee is asking...