PoliticsShow All


A new leader for ‘bold new city’: A look at the candidates for Jacksonville mayor

Seven candidates – two Democrats, four Republicans and one no-party-affiliated – are running. 


Voter turnout low in South Florida municipal elections

Boca Raton voters turned down an effort to extend the terms of council members; a Boynton Beach city commission race is headed to a runoff.


It’s Election Day in South Florida

Check out the must-watch municipal races in Broward and Palm Beach counties. 


National media tunes in, Democrats tune out DeSantis' State of the State address

Everything from DeSantis’ messaging to his wife’s outfit was noted.

PolicyShow All


Tallahassee officials host dueling press conferences about police drug policy

A city police officer tested positive for methamphetamines but wasn't fired, claiming an accidental taking of a family member's ADHD medicine.


Florida House passes far-reaching lawsuit limits

Supporters say the bill will bring balance to a system that has been plagued by excessive litigation. Opponents counter that the bill would punish injured people who have legitimate claims and that it would only benefit insurance companies.


Bill to enact 6-week abortion limit backed in Florida House

But one Democrat described the legislation as a 'de facto abortion ban.'


Florida lawmakers back lower threshold in death penalty cases

The issue re-emerged after the Parkland school shooter was sentenced to life in prison last year. A jury was not unanimous in recommending death.

PersonalityShow All


Justice Ricky Polston stepping down from Florida Supreme Court

The resignation gives Gov. Ron DeSantis DeSantis a chance to pick a fifth member on the seven-member court.

Winners & Losers

This week’s biggest Winners & Losers

Who’s up and who’s down in the Sunshine State?


Five Questions for Florida Democratic Party chair Nikki Fried

Her goals? Regain voter trust, inveigh against DeSantis’ ‘fascist’ agenda this legislative session. 


Five Questions with Matt Dixon

NBC News' newest reporter talks covering DeSantis as a candidate and gives advice for the Florida news media.

Power ListsShow All

Power List

The Florida Construction Power 100

The contractors, advocates and government officials building a better state.

Power List

The South Florida Power 100

The political players in Miami-Dade, Broward and Palm Beach counties.

Power List

The Florida Women Power 100

The most influential women in Florida politics and government.

The Florida Health Care Power 100

The officials, executives and advocates delivering care across Florida

OpinionShow All


Bill Cotterell: Ethics panel is easy to use politically

Gov. Ron DeSantis is the latest major political figure bitten by an Ethics Commission filing.


Opinion: Standing up for Florida's small businesses

Rep. Tommy Gregory and Bill Herrle argue that 'stopping lawsuit abuse will create an environment that allows small businesses to grow and create jobs.'


Bill Cotterell on Brodeur's blogger bill: Well intentioned, but unconstitutional

The First Amendment says the press is free to write what it wants without government intrusion.


Opinion: Facts and politics collide in debate over this year's death penalty overhaul

The writers, both lawyers, argue that this year's capital punishment rewrite is based on 'a misunderstanding of constitutional law.'

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