Florida Politics

Florida State Guard Has Morphed Into Gov. Ron DeSantis’ Personal Militia

A Florida state guard established by Gov. Ron DeSantis (R-Florida) was originally promoted as an "emergency-focused civilian defense force." Now,…

2 months ago

Police Investigate Sexual Assault Allegations Against Florida GOP Chair Christian Ziegler

The Sarasota, Florida, Police Department is currently investigating an accusation of sexual assault against Christian Ziegler, the Florida Republican chairman.…

2 months ago

Black Organizations Move Conferences Out Of Florida Following NAACP Travel Advisory

Two major black organizations are moving their multimillion-dollar conferences from Florida after the NAACP issued a formal travel advisory saying…

6 months ago

Leprosy Cases On The Rise In Central Florida, Accounting 20% Of Cases Nationwide

In a research letter, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) said that cases of leprosy, also known as…

6 months ago

Kamala Harris Denies Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis’ Request To Debate State’s New Black History Curriculum

Vice President Kamala Harris rejected Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis' offer to debate his state's new controversial standards for teaching African…

7 months ago

Vice President Harris Denounces Florida’s New Standards For Teaching Black History

Vice President Kamala Harris traveled to Jacksonville, Florida, on Friday to speak out against the state Board of Education's approval of…

7 months ago

DeSantis Signs Bill Allowing Roads To Be Made With Cancer-Causing Radioactive Waste

On Thursday, Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis (R) signed a bill that would allow for roads across the state to be…

7 months ago

Human Rights Campaign Declares A National State of Emergency For LGBTQ+ Community

America's largest LGBTQ+ civil rights organization, the Human Rights Campaign, has declared a national state of emergency for members of…

9 months ago

Marijuana Legalization Put On 2024 Florida Ballot, A.G. Asks State Supreme Court To Block

Twenty-one states have legalized recreational marijuana use so far, and Florida may soon join those ranks. Florida's Department of State…

9 months ago

Woman Arrested After Allegedly Throwing Drink At Rep. Matt Gaetz

Rep. Matt Gaetz (R-Florida) intends to press charges against a woman who allegedly threw a drink  at him while he…

10 months ago

DeSantis Threatens To Build Prison Next To Disney World In Latest Fight With Company

Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis (R) threatened to develop land next to Disney World into a state-run prison. The latest spar with the…

10 months ago

DeSantis Signs Six-Week Abortion Ban In Florida As GOP Primary Heats Up

Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis (R) signed into law a six-week abortion ban, a move made possible by the reversal of Roe v.…

10 months ago

Florida Moves Forward With 6-Week Abortion Ban As DeSantis Gears Up for Presidential Bid

The Florida State Senate voted in favor of a six-week abortion ban, reducing the grace period where abortions are legal…

11 months ago

Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis Takes Power From Disney With New Law

Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis (R) has signed a law to punish Disney for speaking out against his administration. The new law grants…

12 months ago

Gov. Ron DeSantis Downplays Russian Aggression In Ukraine

Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis (R) downplayed Russia's threats against the European counties while criticizing President Joe Biden for his trip to Kyiv. DeSantis…

12 months ago

Al Sharpton Calls Ron DeSantis ‘Baby’ After Governor Moves To Censor Black History Classes

Rev. Al Sharpton was one of many black leaders who led a march to Florida's Capitol on Wednesday, protesting Gov. Ron…

1 year ago

Trump Calls DeSantis ‘Very Disloyal’ As 2024 GOP Race Heats Up

Former President Donald Trump took aim at Florida governor Ron DeSantis, calling him "disloyal" and criticizing his 2020 Covid-19 restrictions.…

1 year ago

Florida Warns Pharmacies Not To Disperse Abortion Pills

Florida officials gave stark warnings to retailers after pharmacies announced plans to provide abortion pills. Florida’s Agency for Healthcare Administration…

1 year ago

DeSantis Administration To Investigate Holiday Drag Queen Shows In Ft. Lauderdale

Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis' (R) office launched an investigation into a Christmas-themed drag show after complaints were made that the "sexually…

1 year ago

Gov. Ron DeSantis Requests Investigation Of Covid-Vaccine Manufacturers & CDC

Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis (R) has filed a petition asking the state's Supreme Court to authorize an investigation of "any…

1 year ago