Florida


Supreme Court - Abortion - Legal
This Is What Overturning Roe v. Wade Could Mean for Florida

According to the draft released on Monday, each state would be able to make its own laws. Last month, Gov. Ron DeSantis signed a law banning abortions after 15 weeks.

Courtesy Cherfilus-McCormick
Sheila Cherfilus-McCormick: ‘I’m Ready to Take This Fight to the Floor’

Here's why this Florida US representative is fighting for affordable health care and a living wage for hardworking families.

Florida - Standard Tests - Students
Florida Eliminates Standard Assessments. Teachers Don’t See Much Difference 

Now the state will have a "progress monitoring" system in which students will be given smaller tests, likely in the fall, winter, and spring.

Florida - Pedro Pierluisi - Sheriff Marco Lopez
Gov. Pierluisi Envisions a Promising Future Between Puerto Rico and Florida 

During his five days in Florida, the governor met with elected officials and community leaders and spoke about investment opportunities on the island.

ukraine-florida
This Is How Russia’s Invasion of Ukraine Is Already Impacting Life in Florida

Fewer tourists, record-high gas prices, and cutbacks on spending are some of the ways the war abroad is affecting the Sunshine State.

The process was fraught with emotional protests from both sides of the issue.
Florida Senate Passes 15-Week Abortion Ban

More than a dozen amendments proposed by Democrats, including one that would provide an exception for rape and incest, failed to pass.

“Floridians do not want dark money undermining their elections," says state Sen. Annette Taddeo.
Florida Democrats Demand Cuentas Claras. Where Is the Money Coming From?

Bills put forward by Senator Annette Taddeo and Representative Joy Goff-Marcil seek to increase accountability by closing loopholes that allow untraceable money into state elections.