Florida’s HBCUs may get a break

Legislature considers ‘state’ college restrictions COMPILED FROM STAFF AND WIRE REPORTS TALLAHASSEE – The battle over how far Florida colleges should be allowed to go in...

NO TURNING BACK

As the Bethune-Cookman University’s depleted Board of Trustees dumps its latest chairwoman, her successor mentions delaying a presidential search that is...

State House panel supports creating slavery memorial

State House panel supports creating slavery memorial COMPILED FROM WIRE REPORTS TALLAHASSEE – With little discussion, a House panel Wednesday approved a bill that would lead to the...

Trump drags Dorian map flap into another day

CHIP SOMODEVILLA/GETTY IMAGES/TNS President Trump references a map while talking to reporters on Wednesday. The map was a forecast from Aug....

Moody, Dems fight primary elections proposal

NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA Republican Attorney General Ashley Moody and the Florida Democratic Party filed briefs Tuesday arguing that...

Orlando shooting victims to receive funds by Oct. 1

Victims of the attack on the Pulse nightclub in Orlando will receive compensation from the OneOrlando Fund by Oct. 1, according to a press...

Scott signs legislation to combat opioid abuse

Florida Gov. Rick Scott hosted a ceremonial bill signing on Tuesday at the Palm Beach County Sheriff’s Office for HB 477, which creates new...

Reduction in real-estate lease tax approved

THE NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA A Senate committee Monday approved a plan that would reduce from 6 percent to 5 percent a tax on commercial...

Energy Water Food Nexus summit moved to October

The 2017 Energy Water Food Nexus International Summit hosted by Florida A&M University and the City of Orlando has been rescheduled to Oct. 19-20...

McGhee tapped as next House Democratic leader

Florida House Democrats elected a future leader Monday night, tapping state Rep. Kionne McGhee to lead their caucus after the 2018 elections. McGhee, a 39-year-old attorney...

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