Recent research suggests that, countrywide, Holocaust educational efforts aren't going far enough.
Governor Ron DeSantis recently signed a measure making the restoration of voting rights for people convicted of felonies contingent on having paid off all criminal debt.
The legislation, which disproportionately affects black voters, will prevent hundreds of thousands of citizens from voting.
Economists warn the new law could cost the state over $120 million in taxes, and $3.5 billion in GDP.
Step aside, Florida Man—new books from Karen Russell, Colson Whitehead, and Kristen Arnett have stories to tell about the state that go beyond stereotypes.
People gather to ask the McDonald’s corporation to raise workers' wages to a $15 minimum wage as well as demand the right to a union on May 23rd, 2019, in Fort Lauderdale, Florida.
A federal judge struck down work requirements in Arkansas and Kentucky, but Republican state legislatures continue to pursue them around the country.
In November, voters passed an amendment restoring the right to vote for those convicted of a felony, but new legislation could diminish its potential impact.
Students from Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School spend time together at a memorial set up outside the school on February 14th, 2019, in Parkland, Florida.
While a national debate about whether or not to arm teachers rages on, hundreds of school districts across the country have been allowing staff to carry weapons on school property for years.
On a big day for Florida, Governor Ron DeSantis assumed his new position on Tuesday and, despite his efforts to delay it, Amendment 4 took effect.
Envy Silva, whose family is originally from Guatemala, holds a holiday toy she received from immigration activists across the street from the Miramar Immigration and Customs Enforcement Facility in South Florida.
Peter Brown remained locked in a county jail for weeks, as county officials waited for immigration authorities to deport him to Jamaica—a country he had never lived in.
Attorneys oversee the ballot process at the Palm Beach County Supervisor of Elections Warehouse on November 15th, 2018, in West Palm Beach, Florida.
Now that felons can vote in Florida, Democrats might see a boost in future elections.
In one of the most consequential mid-term measures nationwide, Florida's Amendment 4 would automatically restore voting rights to most felons who complete their sentences.
A quick look at Florida state data suggests 5 percent of nursing homes and assisted living facilities in the areas under threat from Hurricane Michael haven't submitted plans to the state for keeping their residents cool and safe.
A state of emergency has been declared in 35 counties in Florida.
Sarasota, Florida: A wedding guest takes a smoke break along the water after a late afternoon thunderstorm.
They're not trying to resist the Trump administration—they just need a plan for the future.
Attendees wait at the Florida State Fair Grounds Expo Hall for President Donald Trump.
Blue-green algae has bloomed again in Lake Okeechobee, filling waterways with putrid sludge that can contaminate local water and marine animals.
People dressed as angels stand in front of the memorial set up for the shooting victims at Pulse nightclub on June 12th, 2018, where the shootings took place two years ago in Orlando, Florida.