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  • Legislature needs to leave Florida's women alone

    Writing as one of millions of middle-aged, married Florida men with a wife and daughters, I'm fed up with pandering politicians putting the lives of the women and girls we love so much at such unnecessary risk.
  • Citrus industry really being squeezed in Florida

    Citrus industry really being squeezed in Florida
    As Florida's annual lawmaking session begins, state leaders are grappling with a bitter reality for the state's cash crop. Its very existence may be in jeopardy. "Our citrus industry is on the verge of collapse," State Sen. Bill Montford, D-Quincy,...

    Hospitals fret amid state-federal Medicaid fight

    Hospitals fret amid state-federal Medicaid fight
    A standoff between the state and federal governments over Medicaid funds for low-income and uninsured people has Orlando hospital leaders feeling like they are in limbo. "We are sitting in the middle of the road while chicken is being played between the...

    Transgender bathroom restrictions pass first hurdle

    Transgender bathroom restrictions pass first hurdle
    A bill that could force transgender people to use public facilities based on their gender at birth moved forward Wednesday. The Florida House's Civil Justice Subcommittee, on a 9-4 party line vote, approved a measure that sponsor Frank Artiles, R-Miami,...

    Testing back on track, education chief tells senators

    Testing back on track, education chief tells senators
    The troubles that plagued the rollout of Florida's new computer-based test seem to be solved, and the system will be able to handle the increased testing load expected in the next month, Education Commissioner Pam Stewart told lawmakers Wednesday. "Today...