The Florida Black Farmers and Agriculturalists Association closed off applications to new members after the state Legislature passed a law to dole out five new medical marijuana growing licenses -- one of which is poised to go to a black farmer, the group said this week.
Gov. Rick Scott declared a State of Emergency through nearly half of Florida as the state braces for the potential impact of Tropical Storm Nate, which is expected to make landfall in the Gulf Coast this weekend.
Two Democratic lawmakers are filing bills to curb gun violence in the Sunshine State following the worst mass shooting in modern U.S. history.
A Florida congressional Republican is leading the charge on a bill to ban “bump stocks” in the wake of a Las Vegas shooting which left 58 people dead and more than 500 injured.
Florida’s agriculture industry suffered $2.5 billion in damages from Hurricane Irma, a Category 4 storm which ripped through the Sunshine State last month.
An appeals court overturned a Florida State Board of Education decision to open up two new charter schools in Indian River County on Wednesday.
While Florida Republican gubernatorial candidates have remained silent on gun violence since Sunday massacre in Las Vegas, Democrats have wasted no time ramping up their renewed calls for a closer look at legislation to promote gun control across the U.S.
Freshman U.S. Rep. Brian Mast has drawn a new Democratic challenger for 2018. South Florida attorney and Democrat Lauren Baer announced she would jump in the race against Mast, an Afghanistan Army veteran, this week.
President Donald Trump made a trip to the American island of Puerto Rico on Tuesday, two weeks after monster storm Hurricane Maria destroyed parts of the island and left millions of people without power.
Gov. Rick Scott declared a State of Emergency in all 67 Florida counties in response to Hurricane Maria on Monday.