Latest Florida State Legislature News

Editorial Roundup: Florida

Sep. 21, 2022 15:13 PM EDT

Palm Beach Post. September 19, 2022. Editorial: With hate on the rise, all of us need to unite against anti-Semitism, white supremacy, bigotry In July, anti-Semitic and anti-social justice posters were draped on the walls of a progressive church in Fort Lauderdale. In...

EXPLAINER: Bused, flown migrants can live in US -- for now

Sep. 20, 2022 06:46 AM EDT

Republican governors have been sending more migrants released at the U.S. border with Mexico to Democratic strongholds, raising questions about their legal status, how they are lured on board buses and planes and the cost to taxpayers. Florida's Ron DeSantis flew about 50 Venezuelans...

Editorial Roundup: Florida

Sep. 14, 2022 16:36 PM EDT

Orlando Sentinel. September 12, 2022. Editorial: Our schools have problems. Bathrooms aren’t among them In a functioning Florida Legislature, state Rep. Randy Fine (R-Palm Bay) would be an outlier. In this Florida Legislature, he’s dangerously...

Local GOP chair found guilty in vote-siphoning scheme

Sep. 01, 2022 15:25 PM EDT

SANFORD, Fla. (AP) — A local Republican Party chairman in central Florida was found guilty Thursday of a misdemeanor campaign finance violation that prosecutors say was part of a larger scheme to siphon off votes from a Democrat in a state senate race. Following the verdict, a...

Joanne Terry wins Democratic nomination for U.S. House in Florida's 8th Congressional District.

Aug. 23, 2022 21:12 PM EDT
WASHINGTON (AP) — Joanne Terry wins Democratic nomination for U.S. House in Florida's 8th Congressional District.

Robert Asencio wins Democratic nomination for U.S. House in Florida's 28th Congressional District.

Aug. 23, 2022 21:09 PM EDT
WASHINGTON (AP) — Robert Asencio wins Democratic nomination for U.S. House in Florida's 28th Congressional District.

Maxwell Frost wins Democratic nomination for U.S. House in Florida's 10th Congressional District.

Aug. 23, 2022 21:08 PM EDT
WASHINGTON (AP) — Maxwell Frost wins Democratic nomination for U.S. House in Florida's 10th Congressional District.

Jesus Navarro wins Republican nomination for U.S. House in Florida's 24th Congressional District.

Aug. 23, 2022 21:08 PM EDT
WASHINGTON (AP) — Jesus Navarro wins Republican nomination for U.S. House in Florida's 24th Congressional District.

Alan Cohn wins Democratic nomination for U.S. House in Florida's 15th Congressional District.

Aug. 23, 2022 21:01 PM EDT
WASHINGTON (AP) — Alan Cohn wins Democratic nomination for U.S. House in Florida's 15th Congressional District.

Joe Budd wins Republican nomination for U.S. House in Florida's 23rd Congressional District.

Aug. 23, 2022 21:01 PM EDT
WASHINGTON (AP) — Joe Budd wins Republican nomination for U.S. House in Florida's 23rd Congressional District.