A scandal involving sexual texts to teenage pages forced Mark Foley out of Congress. More than a decade later, he’s still spending campaign money. And he’s not alone.
In Florida, Beto O’Rourke unveils his ‘war tax’ plan as he and other Democrats look to stand out before the presidential debates
Florida’s voucher-school program allows LGBT discrimination. Some of the companies that help fund the program had no idea - and don’t like it.
A family of four can buy a used car for what annual tickets to Disney theme parks cost. But people keep on paying, which is why Disney keeps raising its prices.
Trump rails against Clinton. Dems act confident. It’s déjà vu ... but things will change. | Commentary
Polls show Joe Biden as a favorite. But guess what? Marco Rubio was a favorite once, too. And Rubio now kisses the ring of the man he used to call a “con man.”
Congress will soon vote to raise the debt ceiling again for Trump. The same way they did for Obama. (And Bush. And Clinton. And Bush. And Reagan. And Carter. And Ford. And ...)
Saying “I am gay” can get you expelled from schools that Florida taxpayers fund. The governor and legislators are OK with that.
Donald Trump is kickiing off his re-election campaign at Orlando’s Amway Center Tuesday ... and Trump Derangement Syndrome is already affecting much of Central Florida.
Gov. Ron DeSantis says Florida needs to study elections security. He’s right. But the review has to be the real deal, with real technology experts.
Florida asked parents, teachers, experts if schools need new standards. Almost everyone said no. Florida is doing it anyway. | Commentary
Re-do Common Core again? DeSantis and Corcoran are planning to redo school standards again - even after parents, teachers and experts told them not to.
Universal Orlando’s refusal to tell the public what happened after its Volcano Bay water park guests were hospitalized was a bad PR move, making a weird story worse.
A few months ago, Gov. Ron DeSantis endorsed a private school that forbids homosexuality. He said Florida needed more schools like it. Why should anyone be surprised about anti-gay sentiments in this state?
Summer in Central Florida is torture - actually, "sweltering,” “sultry,” “busy” “torture,” according to the meteorologists at WFTV, WKMG, WESH and WOFL.
Anyone who pays $25,000 to travel with politicians wants something from those politicians. And Florida pols put themselves up for sale all ... the ... time.
Who wants an Alabama-style abortion ban in Florida? How much is rent in Parramore? Test your knowledge | Commentary
Abortion, rising rent in Orlando, CEO pay ... a lot of big news broke this past holiday weekend. Were you paying attention?
Last year, Florida legislators demolished arts and cultural funding. This year, they restored a lot of it ... but not all.
Strip-club bills, campaign cash: Indictments paint nasty pictures of Florida court clerks | Commentary
The feds indicted a debt collector who they say tried to bribe Florida clerks of court. OK, but why aren't any of the clerks charged? This thing looks ugly all the way around.
After grandma’s arrested, jailed at Disney for carrying CBD oil, I look for answers about Florida’s medical marijuana laws | Commentary
CBD oil is legal in America, but not Florida, if that makes sense ... which it doesn’t. Just ask the grandma who was arrested at Disney and thrown in jail
Sen. Dennis Baxley of Ocala tried to kick Orlando Mayor Buddy Dyer off his own airport board.That seems sketchy ... especially with billions of dollars at stake, columnist Scott Maxwell says.
With straw-ban veto, DeSantis smacks around Florida legislators, stands up for local control. Good. | Commentary
Florida legislators have been obsessed with plastic straws. But Gov. Ron DeSantis used a veto to teach them a lesson about local control.
After more than 4 years of talk, Orange County may finally change the start times for high schools. Good. Because right now, buses start picking up kids around 6 a.m. to make 7:20 bells. And that's just nuts.
Clemente Javier Aguirre spent more than a decade behind bars for a murder someone else confessed to, The rules say he is entitled to $50,000 a year for his time. But the state is fighting it. That's wrong.
Visit Florida, public schools, pre-K, immigration. Whaddya say we try to figure out what the Florida Legislature actually did this session?
Florida dumps another $130 million into wild west of unregulated, unaccountable voucher schools| Commentary
Another $130 million for Florida's unregulated voucher schools. One legislator suggests parents just try to avoid the 'failing' ones
From 'Big Pig' to big bunny: Bubbalou’s BBQ founder has helped 300,000 sick kids at Easter | Commentary
300,000 bunnies! The founder of Bubbalou's barbecue started a tradition of visiting kids in the hospital on Easter. Now his nonprofit does so in 90 hospitals in 30 states