Michael Priem: The Right to Be Wrong: Public Opinions, Private Data...

I’ve received numerous requests to comment on Twitter’s new plan to start flagging what it considers abusive content from verified government officials, representatives and candidates. Like any other decent, rational, halfway intelligent person, I’ve thought twice about what my comments might be – and if I really want to comment at all.
gas prices

AAA: Florida Can Expect Lower Gas Prices as July Draws to...

While the price of gas rose across the Sunshine State in the past week, AAA expects it to drop in the coming days.
marco rubio

Marco Rubio Wants to Extend TPS for Haitians in the U.S.

Last week, Rubio brought out a proposal giving those Haitians in the U.S. an extra 18 months of TPS which would start on July 22. After the massive earthquake in 2010, eligible Haitians have had TPS in the U.S.
Florida Capitol In Tallahassee

Bill Galvano Names State Senators to Talent Development, Alzheimer’s, Crime, Human...

Last week, Florida state Senate President Bill Galvano, R-Bradenton, turned to fellow senators to serve on committees outside the Legislature.
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.