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Florida leaders, advocacy nonprofit take legal step to fight for Black congressional district

Listen: A case being heard in the Florida Supreme Court is challenging the Governor’s overhaul of a black North Florida Congressional District. Now, a non-profit advocacy group, along with over 31 current and former elected...
NBC news reporter Matt Dixon

Author Matt Dixon on the Florida men who would be president and why one is losing

NBC reporter Matt Dixon discusses his book, "Swamp Monsters: Trump Vs. DeSantis—The Greatest Show on Earth (Or at Least in Florida)"
Aerial photo of downtown Tallahassee, Florida and the State Capitol

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...
The Scoop: WMNF Daily News Digest

The Scoop: Thurs., October 12, 2023 Tampa Bay & Florida headlines by WMNF

Medicaid processing issues A state Senate committee met yesterday morning in Tallahassee to discuss Florida’s turbulent Medicaid redetermination process. One key topic on the table was excessively long wait times for Medicaid’s call center.  ...
Roe v Wade rally after SCOTUS decision

Reproduction rights group launches campaign to ensure constitutional right to abortion

Listen: Reproductive rights supporters launched a new campaign to pass a constitutional amendment in Florida to protect access to abortions. This comes after the governor signed a six-week abortion ban last month. Leaders from the...

Floridians tell Tallahassee: do your job, pass a budget and fund Amendment One

Citizens demand Florida legislators uphold their duty and pass a budget to properly fund Amendment One

City Council rejects proposal for local vendor preference

The Tampa City Council rejected a proposal today that would have given local businesses preference in bidding for city contracts. The proposal was intended to give local businesses a leg up in the bidding process,...

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