Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis waves during a press conference, Thursday, Sept. 22, 2022, in Miami. (AP Photo/Rebecca Blackwell)
DeSantis Campaign and PAC Get Over $115,000 From Men With Alleged Mafia Ties

According to campaign finance records reviewed by Floricua, John Rosatti and John Staluppi, who were allegedly members of the Colombo crime family, have donated more than $115,000 to DeSantis’ campaign and the Friends of Ron DeSantis political action committee.

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Senate and House Republicans Introduce Nationwide Abortion Ban

“If we take back the House and the Senate, I can assure you we’ll have a vote on our bill,” Republican Sen. Lindsey Graham said on Tuesday. “If the Democrats are in charge, I don’t know if we’ll ever have a vote on our bill.” 

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Democrats Renew Push for Biden to Decriminalize Weed, an Idea Floridians Overwhelmingly Support

Decriminalizing and legalizing marijuana is overwhelmingly popular with Florida residents of all political affiliations, as 70% of voters in the state support legalizing cannabis, according to the polling firm Civiqs.

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Biden Cancels Student Loan Debt, Extends Repayment Pause, Announces Reforms for Future Repayments

Biden’s executive order will cancel $10,000 in debt for anyone who went to college and earns less than $125,000; $20,000 for borrowers who also received Pell Grants and meet the income threshold; and dramatically reduces monthly payments for low- and middle-income borrowers moving forward.

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Six in 10 Voters Support Extending Pause on Student Loans and Canceling At Least $10,000 in Loans

Voters under 45 support student debt cancellation in overwhelming numbers, and new polling from Courier Newsroom and Data for Progress shows canceling some amount of federal student loan debt could be a political winner for President Joe Biden.

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Here’s How the Inflation Reduction Act Will Help Florida Families

The bill lowers healthcare costs, incentivizes companies to adopt renewable energies and produce clean energy products, provides consumer rebates for those products, and delivers tens of billions of dollars of direct investments to American communities—funded by taxes on billion-dollar corporations. 

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Pence’s Secret Service Team Feared for Their Lives and Other Takeaways From the Latest Jan. 6 Hearing

One by one, former Trump loyalists and administration officials testified about how for more than three hours on Jan. 6, Trump did nothing to stop the attack on the Capitol. Instead, he ignored pleas from top aides, Trump-backing Republicans in Congress, and his own family members to issue a public statement telling his supporters to leave the Capitol.