State Politics

Florida Supreme Court hears arguments on protest law amid allegations of targeting Black activists

The Florida Supreme Court heard arguments in a challenge to a law that enhanced penalties during protests that turn violent.
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How to represent yourself in federal civil courts as a Prose.

Out of Florida

There is a mass exodus from Florida, a state where racist, fascist laws aimed at people-of-color, the LGBTQ+ community, educators, insurance companies, conventions and tourist alike are leaving or avoiding the state. Does the government...
The Scoop: WMNF Daily News Digest

The Scoop: Wed., August 2, 2023 Tampa Bay & Florida headlines by WMNF

V.P. Harris declines Gov. DeSantis’ invite Vice President Kamala Harris forcefully declined Florida Governor Ron DeSantis’ official invitation to meet and discuss the state’s African American History standards during a speech in Orlando yesterday.  ...
drag performers

Florida seeks a halt of court’s drag show ruling

Gov. Ron DeSantis’ administration is asking an appeals court to put on hold a ruling blocking a law preventing children from attending drag shows.

House Minority Leader Fentrice Driskell (D-Tampa) will be challenged by Lisette Bonano

House Minority Leader Fentrice Driskell, D-Tampa, has drawn a re-election challenger in 2024: Lisette Bonano.

Media group backs Disney in its legal fight against Ron DeSantis

A group representing journalists is supporting Walt Disney Parks and Resorts in a federal-court fight against Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis.
The Scoop: WMNF Daily News Digest

The Scoop: Thurs., July 27, 2023 Tampa Bay & Florida headlines by WMNF

Former senator wants veto accountability A former state senator is calling for more accountability in the veto process after Governor Ron DeSantis vetoed a bill that got rare bipartisan support. Firefighters struggle to live in...
Florida State Sen. Jeff Brandes (R-Pinellas)

Former Tampa Bay senator calls for accountability from DeSantis, state government

A former senator is calling for accountability in the veto process. This comes after DeSantis vetoed a bill that got bipartisan support.

Woke AF? DeSantis-appointed Disney board votes to defund police overtime

Property owners in a special district that includes Walt Disney World could see a reduction in their property-tax rate.

Asylum in the US: thoughts on Human Rights

Asylum-seekers treated as invaders as Republican politicians scheme against them lead discussion. Revelations about the “Guantanamo Candidate” documentary. Also, President Joe Biden will designate a national monument honoring Emmett Till and his mother. Till was...

Fascist Florida Whitewash History Standard

Everybody from Vice-President Kamala Harris to the people in our listening audience take issue with Florida’s new history standard which holds “enslaved people benefited from their enslavement”.  A host of solutions to mobilize against, push-back,...
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Rep. Michele Rayner talks intellectual honesty, and Marlowe Jones gives update on lawsuit against New Port Richey

Florida Rep. Michele Rayner Goolsby is a nerd. She would’ve much rather spent the last legislative session talking about radioactive roads or even actually working on the insurance crisis that is ruining the pocket books...

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