For the first time since Miami teen Trayvon Martin's death, legislators are poised to approve a substantial reform to the state's "Stand Your Ground" law. A bill that looks likely to pass the House this week would add warning shots to the protections under the law -- a response to the disproportiona ... More >>
After decades of the war on drugs, countless efforts to decriminalize dope, and tens of thousands of drug arrests, Florida has finally reached a turning point. The marijuana movement has reached critical mass. In January, the state supreme court ruled that voters can decide whether or not to legali ... More >>
While top Republicans like Governor Rick Scott and Attorney General Pam Bondi are opposed to legalizing medical marijuana in Florida, the issue isn't necessarily a left vs right issue. Don Gaetz, the Republican President of the Florida Senate, has made the blunt admission that he once bought pot t ... More >>
When you're arrested in Florida your mug shots gets splashed across the internet in a matter of days. That's because Florida police agencies and sheriff's departments release the photos online in compliance with Florida's progressive public record laws. Though, in recent years several commercial web ... More >>
Well, Republican-turned-Independent-turned-Democrat Charlie Crist officially announced he's running for his old Governor gig again this morning, cementing one of the more improbable political evolutions in Florida history. Crist's name instantly started trending on Twitter, and the Twitoverse isn't ... More >>
Despite calls from all across the globe for Florida's "Stand Your Ground" law to be repealed, Florida Sheriffs Association voted unanimously last week to support the law exactly as written.
What happens when you put a bunch of Florida Republican reps up in Disney's swanky Grand Floridian resort in Orlando? Apparently some drunken, rowdy nonsense. No one knows exactly what went down on a night in November, but Speaker of the House Will Weatherford says he's looking into it.