Appeals court back Gov. Ron DeSantis’ redistricting map
A state appeals court Friday upheld a congressional redistricting plan that Gov. Ron DeSantis pushed through the Legislature, rejecting arguments that it unconstitutionally diminished the rights of Black voters to elect a candidate of their choice.
Florida seeks go-ahead to enforce law aimed at drag shows
After suffering a setback at the U.S. Supreme Court, attorneys for Gov. Ron DeSantis' administration on Friday told a federal appeals court that a law aimed at preventing children from attending drag shows is tailored to the state's "unquestioned interest in protecting children from exposure to obscenity."
Disney wants to narrow the scope of its lawsuit against DeSantis to free speech claim
Disney wants to narrow the scope of its federal lawsuit against Gov. Ron DeSantis to just a free speech claim that the Florida governor retaliated against the company because of its public opposition to a state law banning classroom lessons on sexual orientation and gender identity in early grades.
Former CEO at center of fake Basquiats scandal countersues Orlando museum, claiming he is being scapegoated
A former executive director of a Florida museum which was raided last year by the FBI over an exhibit of what turned out to be forged Jean-Michel Basquiat paintings is filing counterclaims against the museum.
Sociology class change spurs debate among Florida lawmakers
State higher-education officials on Thursday moved toward making changes to “general education core courses” at state universities, including a change involving a sociology course that could deal with issues such as gender, sexuality and race.
GOP candidates hit Trump and back Israel. Here are highlights from the Republican debate
Republican presidential candidates used the third debate of the GOP primary campaign to show their support for Israel and display at least some willingness to criticize Donald Trump, the front-runner in the race.