Government

Will a descendant of a Confederate soldier be willing to agenda a controversial bill that’s next heading to his Florida Senate committee? The measure would get rid of certain holidays on the Florida books, which includes Confederate Memorial Day.

Florida Gov. Rick Scott is partnering with the South Florida Puerto Rican Chamber of Commerce and a private university from the Caribbean island to offer jobs to Hurricane Maria's evacuees.

The last couple of years have not been kind to the endangered Key deer.

It’s been more than a year since Miami-Dade County agreed to comply with federal requests to hand over undocumented immigrants –  and immigrant advocates claim the controversial decision has cost Miami-Dade millions more than expected.

Last year Miami-Dade Mayor Carlos Gimenez ordered the county’s jails to turn over to the feds detainees who are undocumented immigrants. His reason: President Trump threatened to withhold some $300 million in federal grants.

Florida lawmakers want to expand the use of digital voting and tallying machines. Many of the state’s election managers are behind the plan. But critics don’t want to leave the paper ballot behind.

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