A new voucher program approved during the 2019 legislative session that dramatically expanded Florida’s school choice program but is being challenged in court has reached its first-year enrollment cap of 18,000 students, Gov. Ron DeSantis announced Friday.
The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) released its latest look at orange production on Friday, lowering the forecast at the state and national levels.
The Florida Senate on Tuesday unanimously passed Senate Bill 7030, which implements the legislative recommendations of the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School Public Safety Commission, including the ability of eligible teachers who volunteer to carry guns.
House Memorial 1281 by Rep. Tyler Sirois, R-Cocoa, passed the first of its two committees of reference with unanimous support.
Two Democrats in the Florida House — state Rep. Michael Grieco of Miami Beach and state Rep. Carlos Guillermo Smith of Orlando — introduced a proposal easing restrictions on recreational marijuana use in the Sunshine State.
A new organization aimed at ensuring every family can choose the education environment that is best for their child launched this week, aptly named the “School Choice Movement.”
State ethics officials have found probable cause that former Tallahassee Mayor Andrew Gillum, who narrowly lost the governor’s race last year and continues to draw national political attention, violated Florida ethics laws by accepting gifts from lobbyists.
Sen. Rick Scott announced additions to senior staff for his Senate office.
Starting his second term in Congress, U.S. Rep. Francis Rooney, R-Fla., unveiled a bill to “permanently ban oil and gas leasing, preleasing, and related activities in the Eastern Gulf of Mexico.”
Michael Ertel, Seminole County’s supervisor of elections since 2005, has been named to oversee elections statewide by Gov.-elect Ron DeSantis.
Florida citrus is hitting all the marks to meet the forecasts from the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA).
Governor-elect Ron DeSantis announced Monday the hiring of an old hand at the Governor’s Office, former Broward Republican Chairman Shane Strum, as his chief of staff.
A new poll shows Florida is going down to the wire as the Sunshine State gets ready to choose a new governor and take sides in an important U.S. Senate contest as the Republicans have made up ground.
U.S. Sen. Bill Nelson, D-Fla., and Gov. Rick Scott are running close in the final days of the campaign in one of the most closely watched U.S. Senate races in the country.
President Donald Trump is returning to the Sunshine State next week as he tries to help former U.S. Rep. Ron DeSantis, R-Fla., the Republican candidate for governor, catch Tallahassee Mayor Andrew Gillum, the Democrat in the race, with a rally scheduled for the Fort Myers area on Halloween night.
Tallahassee Mayor Andrew Gillum, the Democrat running to be Florida’s next governor, has reeled in the support of former U.S. Rep. Gabrielle Giffords, D-Ariz., as she continues to push for more gun control across the nation.
Tallahassee Mayor Andrew Gillum, the Democratic gubernatorial candidate, has a solid lead over former U.S. Rep. Ron DeSantis, R-Fla., according to a new poll from Quinnipiac University.
A new poll released on Monday shows Tallahassee Mayor Andrew Gillum, the Democratic nominee, with the lead over former U.S. Rep. Ron DeSantis, R-Fla., as Floridians look for a new governor while a key U.S. Senate race is tied.
A new poll shows a slight edge for Gov. Rick Scott over U.S. Sen. Bill Nelson, D-Fla., in one of the most important Senate races in the nation while Tallahassee Mayor Andrew Gillum is ahead of former U.S. Rep. Ron DeSantis, R-Fla., in the gubernatorial race.
More than 100 Democrats in the U.S. House, led by a congresswoman from Florida, are calling on the U.S. Senate to delay confirmation votes on President Donald Trump’s nomination of Judge Brett Kavanaugh to the U.S. Supreme Court.