Stories tagged: "Florida"


Darren-Soto
Over 800 Manatees Are Dead. Florida Rep. Soto Wants to Reinstate Their Endangered Status.

“Now with this unusual mortality event it's pretty clear we need to make them endangered again in order to save the manatees," Rep. Darren Soto said.

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Florida GOP Lawmakers Refuse to Expand Medicaid. This Is How It Hurts Latinos.

A recent study shows a correlation between the lack of Medicaid expansion and healthcare inequalities in low-income communities, particularly among Latinos.

How Rep. Anna Eskamani Is Working for Puerto Ricans in Florida

The Orlando representative says she works hard for the rights of everyday people and for those who think government does not work for them. That includes Boricuas in the Sunshine State.

Florida-Education-Guide
Lo que debes saber sobre el sistema educativo de Florida

Para quienes provienen de la isla, el sistema educativo de Florida puede resultar confuso. Aquí te lo explicamos.

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Five Years After Pulse: There Is No Set Time to Heal.

We spoke with a survivor, a Florida representative, and a psychologist about the needs of those who are alive to tell about that horrific night in Orlando.

Charlie Crist
Charlie Crist Runs to Unseat Gov. DeSantis in 2022 with a Clear Message: ‘Stop the Division and Hate’.

Calling Florida Gov. DeSantis “a radical sort of mini-Trump,” the US representative prepares to run against the Republican incumbent.

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How Florida’s Cash Bail System Hurts Communities of Color

In Florida, cash bail system critics see it as “criminalizing” poverty and bloating jail populations, as those who cannot pay bail can be stuck in jail awaiting trial, sometimes for months or years.