TALLAHASSEE --- Echoing his Senate counterpart, the House redistricting chairman said Wednesday his committee will comply with state and federal standards as it redraws legislative and congressional boundaries in the once-a-decade process.

Sen. Joe Gruters, a Sarasota Republican who also serves as chairman of the Republican Party of Florida, on Thursday filed a measure that seeks to turn school board elections into partisan contests. Currently in Florida, school board elections are non-partisan races. Gruters' proposal (SJR 24… Read more

More than a month into the school year, fewer than 100 students have received school vouchers that Gov. Ron DeSantis’ administration backed as a way for children to escape what the state labeled “COVID-19 harassment.” Read more

An appeals court Wednesday upheld the conviction and 25-year prison sentence of a man who was involved in a shootout that killed a 7-year-old girl who was sitting in her family’s car in the parking lot of a Jacksonville shopping center. Read more