House Reps propose bill sidestepping DeSantis’s $350 million federal funds veto

In June, Governor Ron DeSantis rejected around $350 million in energy efficiency incentives. WMNF's Chris Young reports.
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How a tiny non-profit startup broke the year’s biggest Florida politics story

Barbara Petersen, executive director of the Florida Center for Government Accountability, appeared on WMNF WaveMakers.
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Barbara Petersen

The Pinellas Legislative Delegation supports a revamp of PSTA; what would it mean for local transit?

A Republican Florida representative has proposed a bill that would change how Pinellas County’s transit organization is governed.
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Florida GOP Chair Christian Ziegler, husband of Moms For Liberty cofounder, accused of sexual battery by alleged menage a trois lover

Christian Ziegler, Florida’s GOP chairman and husband of Sarasota County School Board member and Moms of Liberty co-founder Bridget Ziegler, is under criminal investigation after...
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Christian Ziegler

A decade after Rick Scott refused $1.25 billion from feds, a Florida lawmaker proposes $50 million for private passenger rail between Tampa and Orlando

Florida lawmakers are championing hundreds of projects including $50 million for Brightline to extend rail from Orlando to Tampa.
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Here comes the Sun: Talking pro women’s soccer in Tampa Bay

The new professional women’s soccer team has a name - Tampa Bay Sun FC-will kick off its inaugural season in August 2024.
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FDLE fires Patricia Carpenter after argument over releasing public records of DeSantis travel

The Florida Department of Law Enforcement fired a deputy chief of staff days after she sought whistleblower protection and complained about alleged retaliation against an attorney who tangled with Gov. Ron DeSantis’ aides over releasing...
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Death of Florida official in the Capitol raises questions, calls for transparency

Listen:   A Florida official was dead or dying in a hallway in the governor’s office complex for 24 minutes before anyone noticed he had collapsed after leaving a meeting last year. Now one Florida...
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Ex-CEO of the Florida Coalition Against Domestic Violence is charged with fraud and theft

An arrest warrant was issued for Tiffany Carr, who received compensation of at least $7.5 million over a three-year period.
Andrew Warren suspended by Ron DeSantis

It cost Florida taxpayers $9.9 million last year for security for Gov. Ron DeSantis, who is running for president

Costs to transport and protect Gov. Ron DeSantis and his family surged to $9.876 million during the past fiscal year.
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Florida agencies tangle in a concealed weapons ‘quagmire’

The state agency that issues concealed-weapons licenses has sued the Florida Department of Law Enforcement.

State and local news discussed on WEDU’s Florida This Week

State and Local news discussed on WEDU's Florida This Week

In Tampa, Florida Cabinet addresses Gerald Bailey ouster

In Tampa, Florida Cabinet addresses Gerald Bailey ouster

ACLU and CAIR seek answers in Ibragim Todashev shooting

ACLU and CAIR seek answers in Ibragim Todashev shooting

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