Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis speaks with a customer at the Red Arrow Diner during a visit to Manchester, N.H., Friday, May 19, 2023. (AP Photo/Robert F. Bukaty)
What ‘Make America Florida’ Might Actually Mean

Gov. Ron DeSantis has argued that Florida is thriving and is the freest state in the country, but the data and evidence suggests otherwise.

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Florida Doctors Can Now Deny Care Based on Personal Beliefs. Here’s What One Doctor Has to Say.

Signed into law by Gov. DeSantis, the bill allows state health care providers to refuse services based on their moral, ethical or religious beliefs. Critics are calling it a “License to Discriminate.”

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Largest Hispanic Organization in the US Issues Travel Warning: Florida Is ‘Dangerous, Hostile’

The warning from the League of United Latin American Citizens (LULAC) comes in response to a sweeping anti-illegal immigration measure that Gov. Ron DeSantis has just signed into law. 

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Most Floridians Disapprove of State’s Direction, DeSantis’ Approval Rating Drops by 19 Points in New Poll

Is the Sunshine State barreling down the wrong track? After the 2023 Legislative Session, a significant majority of the state’s electorate believes this to be true. 

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DeSantis Signs Bills Restricting Rights and Freedoms of LGBTQ+ People

Advocacy groups have condemned the legislation signed on International Day Against Homophobia, Biphobia, and Transphobia as a “slate of hate” against the community.

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DeSantis Steered Taxpayer Dollars and Pension Investments to Projects and Firms Backed by Donors

The governor's veto pen has killed projects that would improve Floridians’ quality of life, while sparing others pushed by influential donors. At the same time, his anti-woke pension investments ban is costing state employees billions of dollars.

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Democrat Donna Deegan Makes History, Becomes First Female Mayor of Jacksonville

Democrat Donna Deegan made history Tuesday night when she became the first-ever woman elected as Jacksonville mayor and only the second Democrat to hold the position in the past three decades.