PoliticsShow All


In the dark? With private talk, Tallahassee mayor, city commissioner may have broken Florida’s ‘Sunshine Law,’ fellow official says

Possible ‘secret meeting’ at issue, with millions of public dollars at stake in controversial request from politically connected developer.


Like father, like son? As possibility of Matt Gaetz for Florida governor builds, Don Gaetz eyes return to state Senate

The pair's respective political heft could create a Gaetz ‘dream team’ in the governor’s mansion and at the state Capitol.


Five things to know about future Florida House Speaker Daniel Perez

The Miami-Dade state representative will be formally designated for the top leadership position in a Monday morning ceremony.


FDLE: Miami city commissioner charged with money laundering, official misconduct and more

The charges stem from various alleged schemes by Diaz de la Portilla and his attorney, including campaign contributions they received for his brother that went unreported and personal expenditures Diaz de la Portilla made using contributions.

PolicyShow All


Richard Corcoran makes pitch for New College of Florida presidency

He's one of three finalists vying for the top job at the Sarasota liberal-arts school, which has undergone a controversial overhaul in recent months.


Florida will soon have a new state Emergency Operations Center

The new facility in Tallahassee will provide space for up to 1,000 people.


School book battles continue in Florida

At issue: Did a local school board violate First Amendment and equal-protection rights in removing 10 books from school-library shelves and restricting access to more than 150 others?

PersonalityShow All


Read Florida House Speaker-designate Daniel Perez's acceptance speech

'The problem with government isn’t just that it does too much, but that we aren’t very good at doing the things that really matter,' he said.


Miami now has a banned books club founded by a 16-year-old

One of the unintended consequences of banning books is sometimes it can make people want to read them more.

Winners & Losers

This week’s biggest Winners & Losers

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

Power ListsShow All

Power List

Above & Beyond

Honoring Women in Government and Public Service.

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.

OpinionShow All


'Is this Steve Schale? Hi, this is Lucy Morgan'

A veteran political consultant remembers the late St. Petersburg Times capital bureau chief.


Your view: Here are some basic guidelines for submitting op-eds, letters to the editor

City & State Florida welcomes proposed opinion articles for publication online.


Bill Cotterell: Impeachment overkill is catching on in Washington

Lately, the desire to get even has cheapened what should be a grave, historic process reserved for truly evil or incompetent public officers, our Capitol Columnist writes.


Bill Cotterell: Redistricting case matters far beyond Florida

The stakes in Florida’s congressional redistricting litigation couldn’t be higher, our Capitol Columnist writes.

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