Suspended State Attorney Andrew Warren on Suspended State Attorney Monique Worrell and Judicial Consolidation

Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis today suspended Orange and Osceola Counties' elected State Attorney Monique Worrell for alleged "incompetence" and "neglect of duty." Andrew Warren, elected State Attorney of Hillsborough County, was himself suspended almost one...

MidPoint: Labor Pains

Florida legislature tries to bust the teachers' unions.

MidPoint: The 2023 Tampa Municipal Election and New Proposed Vote Reform Legislation

The results of the Tampa municipal elections are in and there is more new, pending voting legislation coming from Tallahassee that may make it harder to register and vote.

MidPoint: Mental Health Help for the Trans & LGBTQ+ Community

MidPoint hosts local licensed psychologists Dr. Dani Rosenkrantz and Dr. Darleen Gracia, both of whom specialize in LGBTQ+ and trans-affirming mental health care for Jews and the BIPOC community while supporting diversity across the...
New College of Florida

New College of Florida, academic freedom and HB 999

A New College of Florida professor talks about changes at New College and bills in the Florida Legislature that impact higher education.

No Pasarán! The Ybor City women who fought fascism

Women's political activism in Ybor City, Florida and their fight against fascism at home and abroad during the time of the Spanish Civil War.
This Book Is Gay is a target of some people for book banning

WMNF airs audio from Hillsborough School Board discussion of the challenged book, “This Book Is Gay” – it was banned in all district middle schools

The Hillsborough (Florida) School Board discusses a challenged book: This Book is Gay by Juno Dawson.”

MidPoint: What’s Scaring Florida Media?

Journalist Ben Montgomery was fired by Axios Media for calling out a DeSantis press agent for sending out propaganda, not press releases. Why are journalists afraid to speak the truth to power?

Florida legislators on why they voted for or against HB1 – universal vouchers for private schools

A universal school voucher bill (HB 1 / SB 202) is sailing through the Florida legislature.

MidPoint: LGBTQ and Trans Voices from the Capitol Protest 

The Florida legislature stands ready to ban transgender medical care for minors and take kids away from their parents if the parents seek gender-affirming treatment for their children. The Republican legislature is planning to ban...
St. Petersburg City Council candidate

Black Power 96 radio responds to its grant being revoked by Pinellas County Commission

The Pinellas County Commission voted to take away funding that it approved last year for Black Power 96 radio; we speak with Akile Anai.

How bad are things for transgender kids in Florida? This mother is moving her family out of state

A Tampa Bay area mother says she is moving out of Florida with her transgender daughter because of policies championed by Gov. DeSantis.

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