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TALLAHASSEE – Minimum wage workers in Florida will get a voter-approved pay boost this week, while about two dozen new laws kick in, including…

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TALLAHASSEE – Gov. Ron DeSantis suspended all local-government coronavirus emergency orders on Monday as he signed a bill that makes permanent…

BY BRENDAN FARRINGTON ASSOCIATED PRESS TALLAHASSEE — Florida’s top Republicans cited events in cities around the country — but not the Jan. 6 riots in Washington — as Gov. Ron DeSantis signed a bill Monday to create tougher penalties for people who participate in violent protests. The so-called anti-riot bill was a response to protests […]

NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA Amid a long-running legal battle, the Florida House appears poised to pass a bill that would allow high-school speakers to offer remarks, including prayers, over public-address systems before athletic championship games. The House on Tuesday took up the bill (HB 1027), sponsored by Rep. Webster Barnaby, R -Deltona, and positioned it […]