Personality

What they do for fun: Hobbies of Florida lawmakers include poker, extreme sports, 'wolf spider husbandry'

What a lawmaker includes in their 'recreational interests' section – and whether they fill it out at all – can provide an insight into them away from the legislative session.

A 'rare opportunity': Fentrice Driskell looks at the challenges ahead for Florida House Democrats

In an interview with City & State, the incoming House Democratic Leader says she hopes to build a 'caucus that will be better able to weather political changes.' 

The New Yorkers who moved to Florida

These celebrities and politicians took their talents to the Sunshine State.

'Watchdog' for public school districts: Florida's Tina Descovich has big plans for Moms for Liberty

In an interview with City & State, the co-founder of the group that started in Florida says she wants to 'save America by empowering parents.'

Cancer diagnosis, loss of a spouse bow but don’t break this Florida lawyer

Alexis Fowler handles recent tragedies with wit and poise, says ‘some mysteries are not for us to understand’

'Putting parents and students first': Diaz on being Florida's next education commissioner

'I’m not shy about the fact that I believe in (school) choice,' the outgoing Republican state senator said in an interview with City & State Florida