A Russian foreign agent was involved in spreading false information and influencing city politics in St. Petersburg, Florida, according to the FBI. Officials did not specify which local political group was involved, but Uhuru leaders later confirmed it was their group referenced in the indictment.
Paxlovid requires a prescription. Earlier this month the FDA expanded access to the drug authorizing state-licensed pharmacists to prescribe Paxlovid to eligible patients.
Nearly 150 laws passed by Florida legislators this year are set to take effect Friday, though some face legal challenges, including the state's new 15-week abortion ban.
Two Georgia election workers filed a defamation lawsuit against One America News Network (OAN) after the news channel accused them of committing voter fraud to change the outcome of the presidential election in Georgia.
Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer calls the abortion rights vote "one of the most important" saying in part "it deals with one of the most difficult decisions a woman has to make in her life.”
The Legislature formally sent to Gov. Ron DeSantis a controversial bill that would restrict the way race-related issues can be taught in schools and in workplace training.
Anticipating legal challenges to a congressional redistricting plan proposed by Gov. Ron DeSantis, the Senate and House moved forward Tuesday with providing $1 million for litigation expenses.
The state legislature is expected to address Florida's property insurance crisis in a special session next month.
Florida lawmakers will return to the Capitol Tuesday to begin a special session to approve a new congressional map after Gov. Ron DeSantis vetoed the previous GOP-backed boundaries that preserved minority districts.
Women will have to wait 24 hours before getting an abortion under a ruling by a Florida judge, who said the waiting period "is the minimum time needed to sleep on such an important decision."
Gov. Ron DeSantis is supporting one local lawmaker's effort to push for a special legislative session to address growing property insurance costs in Florida, as many private insurers have sought hefty rate increases and dropped customers to reduce financial risks.
From One Buc Place and with Tony Dungy in attendance, Gov. Ron DeSantis signed a new bill that will help fund pro-fatherhood organizations like the Hall of Famer's "All Pro Dad" non-profit.
The mother of an 11-year-old elementary school transgender student in Hillsborough County is among the 13 plaintiffs suing the state to try to overturn the Parental Rights in Education law.
Sen. Jeff Brandes of St. Petersburg has previously argued for taking aggressive action to deal with Florida’s property-insurance problems. He says he intends to pursue polling lawmakers about holding a special legislative session.
Florida Governor Ron DeSantis signed the "Parental Rights in Education Act" into law during a visit to Classical Preparatory School in Spring Hill. The bill bars instruction about sexual orientation and gender identity for young public-school students.
A Florida bill that would place 12-year term limits on county school-board members and lead to more scrutiny of school library books and instructional materials was signed by Gov. Ron DeSantis.
Gov. DeSantis signed a bill unanimously passed by lawmakers, which will require high school students in Florida to take a financial literacy class in order to graduate. The course will include lessons on credit scores, managing credit card debt, types of bank accounts to open, and how to file your taxes.
Gov. Ron DeSantis announced Monday he's signing off on $800 million in this year's budget to raise minimum teacher pay and increase the salaries of veteran teachers in Florida.
Florida's legislative session adjourned at 1:03 p.m. Monday, after votes on the budget and a series of related bills. Gov. Ron DeSantis touted Florida as the “best law and order state in the entire country."
Florida lawmakers will vote Monday on a record $112.1 billion state budget for the 2022-2023 fiscal year, up 10.4 percent from a spending plan approved for the current year.