State politics

Tampa Bay shorebirds dealt with record heat this summer

Summer this year was one of the hottest on record in the Tampa Bay Area, and shorebirds in Tampa Bay dealt with the heat.
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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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A yellow and blue soccer team logo unveiling ceremony

Responding to Food Insecurity in Florida with Gulf Coast JFCS

It’s Thanksgiving time and our thoughts turn to food and those who may not have it. Our friends from Gulf Coast JFCS joined us to...
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Get answers about open enrollment for the Affordable Care Act’s health insurance marketplace

Information how navigators can help you choose the Obamacare plan that’s best for you and if you are eligible for financial assistance.
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Obamacare ACA

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

Riverview call center workers stage picket, demanding $25/hour, better healthcare, and more

Listen: On Thursday, call center workers at Maximus, the federal government’s largest call center contractor, picketed to demand higher wages. Call center workers want the...
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WMNF’s daily digest of news headlines for Thursday, March 2nd, 2023

DeSantis after new State Attorney Gov. Ron DeSantis is taking aim at yet another democratic State Attorney – this time it’s Monique Worrell in Florida’s 9th Circuit Court. DeSantis has ordered an audit into the...

West Tampa votes for a new state representative

Today was Election Day for some in Tampa. State Rep. Michael Scionti left a State House seat open after he accepted an appointment to the Department of Defense last year. District 58 has since needed...

New political books at Tiger Bay Club

The Tiger Bay Club of Tampa met today, showcasing two new books that are concerned with the lapse of integrity in today’s political system. Former State Senator Robert McKnight and Bill Williams introduced their latest...

Dan Gelber campaigns in Tampa

One of the two Democratic candidates for Attorney General, Miami State Senator Dan Gelber, campaigned in Tampa today. Gelber spoke about the economic and political challenges that Florida faces, and what changes he wants to...

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