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How Does Florida Rank for Education Freedom?

How did Florida rank for education freedom by a 50-state guide to parental empowerment? States ranked on school choice and family empowerment policies.

Florida Democratic Party Condemns Trump Visit to Gun Shop

Florida Democratic Party condemns Trump campaign stop to gun shop where neo-Nazi who shot three Black people in Jacksonville purchased his weapon.

Bank Records Show Joe Biden’s Home Listed as Beneficiary for Chinese Payments

House Republicans said they have bank records showing Joe Biden's home is listed as the beneficiary for payments from Chinese Nationals.

House Democrats Stand Ready to Keep Government Open

The House Democratic Caucus held a press conference saying they stand ready to keep the U.S. government open while also attacking Republicans.

Florida Rep Seeks Answers from Military Academies on DEI Conference Remarks

Florida Congressman Mike Waltz voiced concern over events at the U.S Military Academy’s Annual Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Conference last month.

Florida Senators Rubio & Scott Push to Prohibit Asylum for CCP Members

Florida Senators Marco Rubio & Rick Scott along with other Republicans push the No Asylum for CCP Spies Act to prohibit asylum in the U.S.

Moms Demand Action Gun Sense Candidate Distinction in House District 35 Race

One candidate received the Moms Demand Action Gun Sense Candidate Distinction in the upcoming special election for Florida House District 35.

Rep. Frost Scores Victory as President Creates Gun Violence Prevention Office

Orlando Rep. Maxwell Frost scores political victory on gun policy as President Biden creates Office of Gun Violence Prevention.

Florida Democratic Party Calls for Investigation into Republican Senator

After reports of physical assault and sexual harassment at a women’s shelter by Republican State Senator, Florida Democrats call for investigation.

Orange County Democrats Hold Special Election to Elect New Local Chair

Orange County Democrats will be electing a new local chair in a special election at the Democratic Executive Committee meeting tonight.

Florida Democrats Push to Protect Women from Prosecution over Abortion

Senate Democratic Leader filed bill preventing pregnant women, girls, and sexual assault survivors from being imprisoned for obtaining abortion healthcare.

26Health Launches ‘We Are With Every Letter’ Campaign in Orlando

26Health launched a campaign to deepen the organization's commitment to inclusive health equity in Orlando and Central Florida.

Family Research Council Announces Presidential Straw Poll Results

One Republican candidate overwhelmingly won the Family Research Council presidential straw poll held at the annual Pray Vote Stand summit.

Orlando Congressman Responds to Republican Impeachment Inquiry into President Biden

Orlando Congressman responds to announcement that the House is launching a formal impeachment inquiry into President Joe Biden.

President Trump Promises to ‘Keep Fighting For Christians As Hard As I Can’

President Donald Trump spoke at the Family Research Council's Pray Vote Stand conference and said he will "keep fighting for Christians as hard as I can."

Ron DeSantis Delivers Remarks at Pray Vote Stand Summit

After announcing his national Faith and Family Coalition, Ron DeSantis delivered remarks the Pray Vote Stand Summit.

Governor DeSantis Suspends Miami Commissioner with Executive Order

Florida Governor Ron DeSantis issued Executive Order suspending Republican Alejandro Diaz de la Portilla from his position as City of Miami Commissioner.

Orlando Commissioner Was Arrested for Public Intoxication, Disorderly Conduct

An Orlando City Commissioner with a lengthy criminal history was arrested out-of-state for public intoxication and disorderly conduct.

Former Commissioner Enters Race for Orlando Mayor Hoping to Oust Dyer

Former Orlando City Commissioner Samuel B. Ings is campaigning on crime and homelessness to become Orlando’s next mayor against Buddy Dyer.

Florida Senators, Congressional Republicans Support Federal Fishery Disaster Declaration

Senators, congressional Republicans sent letter to U.S. Commerce Secretary supporting Florida's request to issue a federal fisheries disaster declaration.

Governor DeSantis Requests Federal Fisheries Disaster Declaration

Governor Ron DeSantis requests U.S. Secretary of Commerce issue a federal fisheries disaster declaration to help fishing industry in Big Bend area rebuild.

Democratic Delegation Urges Feds to Administer Energy Rebates Rejected by State

Central Florida Rep. Soto, Orlando Rep. Frost & Florida delegation want Department of Energy to administer energy rebates that were rejected by the state.

Florida CFO Warns EV Owners: Protect Yourself and Others from EV Fires

Florida CFO and State Fire Marshal released public safety tips on lithium ion battery fires and risk these batteries pose following saltwater submersion.

Florida Ag Commissioner Wants Federal Flexibility after ‘Catastrophic’ Hurricane Damage

Florida Ag Commissioner sent letter to U.S. Secretary of Agriculture about "catastrophic damage" suffered from Hurricane Idalia and requested flexibility.

Governor DeSantis Appoints Two to Florida Commission on Ethics

Governor Ron DeSantis announced the appointment of two members to the Florida Commission on Ethics - and one is controversial with Democrats.

Florida Democrats Slam DeSantis for Refusing to Meet with Biden

Florida Democrats are welcoming President Joe Biden to the state to survey damage from Hurricane Idalia, while slamming Governor Ron DeSantis.

Florida Senator Calls for Fed Chair Jerome Powell’s Resignation

Florida Senator Rick Scott released a statement calling for the resignation of Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell.

Attorney General Moody Gives Back the Blue Award to Florida Coffee Company

Florida Attorney General Ashley Moody presented a Back the Blue Award to a locally-owned coffee producer in Pensacola for supporting law enforcement.

Progressives Host Guaranteed Housing Town Hall with Rep. Frost & SEIU

Liberation in a Generation announced an Orlando town hall event focused on the critical issue of guaranteed housing with Rep. Frost and SEIU labor union.

Democrats Continue Take Back Florida Tour in Northeast Florida

Florida Democratic Party Chair Nikki Fried continued the Take Back Florida Tour with a focus on the Northeast corner of the state.