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Backers say the Florida Supreme Court should OK an abortion rights initiative

Supporters of a proposed constitutional amendment fired back at Florida's Attorney General Ashley Moody who wants the measure blocked from the 2024 ballot.
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Women's March

Florida Supreme Court will decide the future of abortion access in the state

Amy Weintraub with Progress Florida talks about the Florida Supreme Court pondering a law that could lead to abortions essentially being banned in Florida.
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The Scoop: WMNF Daily News Digest

The Scoop: Mon., August 21, 2023 Tampa Bay & Florida headlines by WMNF

Local mayors join voices The mayors of Tampa, Plant City, and Temple Terrace joined Friday for a panel in Tampa looking for less intrusion on certain local issues from state lawmakers.   Hurricane season 2...

Elected officials speak out against “attacks” on local government

Listen: Elected officials from around Florida gathered for a press conference today to speak out against bills that they claim are attacks on local control. Five current and former elected officials representing communities across Florida...

St. Petersburg residents share priorities for city budget, call for more action on housing

Tangela Butler, a local bus driver, approached one of two podiums in the meeting room of St. Petersburg City Hall on Monday night. Dozens of community members sat in the pews behind her. She had...
Tampa Mayor Jane Castor on ERA

Interview with Tampa Mayor Jane Castor: Conference of Mayors, affordable housing and omicron response

Tampa Mayor Jane Castor speaks to WMNF about affordable housing and efforts to combat the Omicron variant of the coronavirus.

SWFWMD hosts district-wide open house

In a district-wide open house last Thursday night, the Southwest Florida Water Management District (SWFWMD) solicited input from the public about possible lands the district should acquire for protection, management, and restoration. Only a handful...

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