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Florida redistricting

Voting rights groups end their federal challenge to congressional redistricting; a challenge remains at the Florida Supreme Court

Voting rights groups will not appeal a federal court ruling that upheld the constitutionality of a Florida congressional redistricting plan.
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A federal judge allows teachers’ lawsuit against Florida pronoun law to continue

The judge says the plaintiffs “plausibly” alleged the Florida law violates protections against workplace discrimination.
Florida Attorney General Ashley Moody

The net worth of Florida AG Ashley Moody increases to $4.4 million

Florida Attorney General Ashley Moody's net worth increased by 10 percent in 2023 and totaled nearly $4.43 million as of Dec. 31.
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A judge rejects shielding for Florida school officials in the fight over a banned book

“And Tango Makes Three” tells the story of two male penguins who raised a penguin chick at New York’s Central Park Zoo.
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Two state agencies in Florida grapple with cyberattacks

Florida was hit with a second cyberattack that resulted in outages of the Florida Department of Health’s Vital Statistics System.

Florida Supreme Court prepares for its summer break

The Florida Supreme Court is scheduled Thursday to release final weekly opinions before an annual summer break.

Trulieve adds $1 million to the campaign to legalize recreational cannabis via a Florida constitutional amendment

In all, Trulieve has provided $55.39 million in cash and in-kind contributions to the Smart & Safe Florida political committee.
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A judge rejects a request to hold Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis’ administration in contempt

The governor's office did not provide cell phone records of his Chief of Staff relating to a 2022 decision to fly migrants from Texas.
Byron Donalds And Donald Trump

Trident Exclusive: Trump VP hopeful Byron Donalds’ ex-wife shares her story, says what he’s doing is “super-dangerous”

Now a stalwart of the Christian Right, Byron Donalds was not religious or political during the 8 years of his relationship with Bisa Hall.
Saharan Dust via FPREN

Saharan dust arrives in Florida, with potential air quality impacts

Saharan dust in Florida is usually good news for taming tropical weather, but bad news for allergies and respiratory issues.
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Florida collected more tax in May than was estimated

Florida general revenue tax collections in May were 4.2 percent higher than expected,
Citizens Property Insurance

It cost $482 million for Florida’s Citizens Property Insurance to buy reinsurance this year

Reinsurance plays a critical role in the Florida market, as it can help insurers pay claims if hurricanes cause major damage.

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