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Judge rules redistricting plan unconstitutional

A Leon County circuit judge Saturday ruled that a congressional redistricting plan pushed through the Legislature by Gov. Ron DeSantis violated the Florida Constitution and…

Gadsden gets $77 million – Sen. Cory Simon and Rep. Gallop Franklin presented a $77 million check to Gadsden County officials and other community leaders for legislative projects on Thursday, Aug. 3.

State Sen. Corey Simon and State Rep. Gallop Franklin visited Gadsden County last week to deliver a $77 million check.  The money will be used…

Florida jobless rate stays at 2.6 percent

As construction jobs showed an uptick for the first time in 2023, Florida’s near-historic low unemployment rate remained unchanged in June.The Florida Department of Commerce…

New state immigration law challenged

Migrant workers and advocates on Monday filed a federal lawsuit challenging part of a new Florida law that makes it a felony to transport into…

Immigration fight heats up, state takes win

A federal appeals court Monday sided with Florida Attorney General Ashley Moody and kept in place rulings that blocked Biden administration immigration policies. A panel…