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The Forward Party focuses on Florida

The new political party plans on fielding candidates in 2024 in the Sunshine State.

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Bye bye, diaper tax as Lauren Book takes a victory lap

A Florida sales tax exemption now has become permanent for diapers and incontinence products.

Policy

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Six finalists named for Florida Supreme Court seat

Two of the initial applicants are on the list of finalists submitted to Gov. DeSantis, who will make the appointment.

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Disney monorail inspections included in transportation bill headed to DeSantis

How it began: Disney opposed a DeSantis-backed law that restricts instruction on sexual orientation and gender identity in schools.

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Fight over New College of Florida records heading to court

'The public is entitled to know what records exist that might shed additional light' on recent changes at the college, a government watchdog says.

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Department of Health pursues 'docs vs. Glocks' rule

A prohibition against asking patients about firearms – which Ladapo wants to extend to medical physicists (yes, that's right) – comes from a longstanding legislative and legal battle.

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Florida Senate strikes back against Disney

The move came hours after the entertainment giant filed a federal lawsuit against the state.

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Florida transgender kids ask court to suspend ban on medical treatment

They’re challenging rules recently adopted by the Boards of Medicine and Osteopathic Medicine.