minimum wage

Party Lines Hold in Florida Delegation on Raising the Minimum Wage...

On Thursday, the House voted to raise the minimum wage, which is currently $7.25 an hour, to $15 by 2025. The “Raise the Wage Act” passed on 231-199 vote with three Republicans--including U.S. Rep. Francis Rooney of Florida--joining the Democrat majority.

Ashley Moody Continues to Take Aim at Teen Vaping

Florida Attorney General Ashley Moody focused on teen vaping this week, crossing the state to crack down on it even as she noted that one out of four high school students in the Sunshine State vape.

In June, Low Unemployment Rate Remained Stable in Florida

Gov. Ron DeSantis weighed in on the new jobs numbers as the unemployment rate in Florida remained below the national average which stood at 3.7 percent in June.
Marco Rubio

Halfway Through 2019, Marco Rubio, Rick Scott in Good Shape With...

Morning Consult released its quarterly look at where all 100 members of the Senate stand with voters in their home states and both U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., and U.S. Sen. Rick Scott, R-Fla., get good marks from Floridians.
telephone scam

House Ready to Vote on Florida Congressman’s Proposal Taking Aim at...

U.S. Rep. Charlie Crist’s, D-Fla., proposal to cut down on spam calls is headed to the House floor. 

Florida Cities, Liberal Groups Plan to Fight Law Banning Sanctuary Cities

With the White House continuing plans to enforce immigration laws, some Democrats and cities in Florida Democrats are insisting President Donald Trump and a new law signed by Gov. Ron DeSantis banning sanctuary cities earlier this year has led to a war on immigrants.