Tag

immigration

LULAC holds “Know your rights” town hall about new immigration law

The League of United Latin American Citizens held a town hall meeting yesterday in Ybor City to help Floridians know their rights and become more vigilant In the wake of SB1718, a new immigration law...
The Scoop color logo

The Scoop: WMNF’s daily digest of news headlines for Friday, June 30th, 2023

The Scoop: WMNF’s daily digest of news headlines for Friday, June 30th, 2023
The Scoop color logo

The Scoop: WMNF’s daily digest of news headlines for Wednesday, June 28th, 2023

LISTEN HERE: Climate change and its effect on Florida’s temperature Many heat records are already being broken this summer. Human-caused climate change means a warmer North Atlantic Ocean. But meteorologists are unclear how a periodic...

New immigration law sparks concerns about trucker boycott

Listen: Florida’s new immigration law targeting undocumented immigrants goes into effect on July 1st, and some truckers and other transportation workers are preparing to boycott. The law imposes strict penalties to those who employ undocumented...
The Scoop: WMNF Daily News Digest

The Scoop: WMNF’s daily digest of news headlines for Wednesday, June 7th, 2023

LISTEN HERE: White, Marion County woman arrested for shooting Black neighbor The Marion County Sheriff’s Office says a Florida woman accused of fatally shooting her neighbor last week in the violent culmination of what the...

Immigrants assert their humanity as new law fuels anxiety around deportation

Hundreds of protesters rallied in Tampa, Bradenton, and other Florida cities today in opposition to Florida’s new immigration law. Many fear the law will make criminals out of Tampa residents as they strive to provide...

The Scoop: WMNF’s daily digest of news headlines for Thursday, June 1st, 2023

LISTEN HERE: Scrub Jay faces extinction – one group is fighting to save it Property owners could soon have one additional tool to help save a native Florida bird that’s at risk for extinction. City...
WMNF Daily news digest, called "The Scoop"

The Scoop: WMNF’s daily digest of news headlines for Thursday, May 18th, 2023

LISTEN: USF protestors plead ‘not guilty’ to felony charges Three of the demonstrators arrested after a March protest at the University of South Florida pleaded not guilty yesterday. Before their court date, they rallied with...
WMNF Daily news digest, called "The Scoop"

The Scoop: WMNF’s daily digest of news headlines for Wednesday, May 10th, 2023

LISTEN: Immigrant neglect An investigation at the Baker County Detention Center in Northeast Florida found a dangerous pattern of medical neglect against immigrants. A letter from ACLU Florida is calling for change.  Bills on the...
Monorail Orlando Florida

Immigration and Disney monorail bills go to DeSantis

Dozens of bills from the 2023 legislative session landed on Gov. Ron DeSantis’ desk Tuesday, including controversial measures about immigration and state oversight of Walt Disney World’s monorail system.
Aerial photo of downtown Tallahassee, Florida and the State Capitol

The 2023 Florida legislative session summarized: Here are 10 big issues that passed

In the 2023 Florida Legislative session, the Republican-controlled House & Senate passed bills that were priorities of Gov. Ron DeSantis.

With days left in legislative session, House Dems plan to fight immigration, higher education bills

Florida’s legislative session is set to end this Friday. But House Democrats say there are still several bills they plan to fight before then. 

Follow us on Instagram

WaveMakers
Player position: