TALLAHASSEE --- Attorneys for the state have asked a federal appeals court to put on hold a judge’s ruling that blocked a controversial new law restricting the way race-related concepts can be taught in universities. Read moreState Seeks Go-Ahead on Race Instruction Law
Two state agency heads are stepping down from their posts as Gov. Ron DeSantis moves into a second term as governor. DeSantis announced in a series of tweets Monday that Department of Economic Opportunity Executive Director Dane Eagle and Florida Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles Executive D… Read moreDeSantis Administration Departures Stack Up
TALLAHASSEE — State Rep. Joe Harding has been indicted on charges of wire fraud, money laundering and making false statements in an alleged scheme to defraud the Small Business Association and obtain coronavirus-related business loans, federal prosecutors announced Wednesday.
An attorney for a University of Florida graduate student Wednesday asked the full 1st District Court of Appeal to hear a potential class-action lawsuit contending that the university should return fees to students because of a campus shutdown early in the COVID-19 pandemic. Read moreRehearing Sought in Campus Shutdown Case
TALLAHASSEE --- Despite the effects of deadly Hurricane Ian, Florida’s general-revenue tax collections in October came in 4.6 percent higher than projected by state economists. Read moreTax Collections Beat October Expectations
TALLAHASSEE --- Accusing Gov. Ron DeSantis of an “attempt to legalize state-sponsored harassment,” immigrant-advocacy groups filed a federal lawsuit challenging an “unauthorized alien” relocation program approved by state lawmakers earlier this year. Read moreMigrant Relocation Program Draws Another Legal Challenge