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Florida Law Would Make It A Crime For Transgender People To Use Public Bathrooms

The Huffington Post | Amanda Gutterman | Posted 02.09.2015 | Politics

A proposed bill in Florida would make it illegal for a person to enter a public facility designated as single-sex if the person was not born a biologi...

ALEC's Fracking Chemical Disclosure Bill Moving Through Florida Legislature

Steve Horn | Posted 04.21.2014 | Green
Steve Horn

The American Legislative Exchange Council's (ALEC) model bill for disclosure of chemicals injected into the ground during the controversial hydraulic fracturing ("fracking") process is back for a sequel in the Sunshine State legislature.

Jason Cherkis

Marco Rubio's Personal Finances Don't Match His Rhetoric | Jason Cherkis | Posted 02.13.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Addressing the nation on Tuesday night, Florida Republican Sen. Marco Rubio came with a simple message. "More government isn't going ...

Florida's 1st Gay Legislator: 'Not One Person Closed Their Doors On Me'

Posted 08.16.2012 | Miami

Seventeen states currently have no openly lesbian, gay, bisexual or transgender legislators, according to BuzzFeed. Florida's days on that list ar...

House Wants To Cut $2.3 Million From Homeless

The Huffington Post | Christiana Lilly | Posted 03.08.2012 | Miami

In the Florida House of Representatives' proposed budgets for the upcoming year, homeless programs may be out of luck. The chair of the Health Care...

Are Florida Politicians Trying To Sneak Prayer Into Public Schools?

Posted 03.01.2012 | Miami

Florida students will soon be allowed to deliver "inspirational messages," which include everything from prayers to manifestos, at mandatory school ev...