Federal grant to provide $8.5 million to help Pulse victims

The U.S. Department of Justice is awarding an $8.5 million grant to help the victims of last June’s massacre at

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Rick Scott criticized for not mentioning LGBT community in State of State

Advocates blasted Gov. Rick Scott for failing to mention the LGBT community in his State of the State address, despite

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Andrew Gillum criticizes Rick Scott for not mentioning guns or LGBT in Pulse comments

Tallahassee Mayor Andrew Gillum, the first major Democrat to enter the 2018 gubernatorial race, blasted Gov. Rick Scott‘s State of

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Scott Plakon, Carlos Smith to dual in Young Dems’ guns panel

State Reps. Scott Plakon and Carlos Guillermo Smith – opposite sides on most gun rights debate in Tallahassee – will

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NRA declares League of Women Voters as ‘gun ban organization’

Citing email obtained through open-records requests, NRA lobbyist Marion Hammer declared the League of Women Voters of Florida as “Florida’s newest

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Oscar Braynon: gun legislation is about ‘reality not philosophy’

Florida Senate Democratic Leader Oscar Braynon considers 2nd Amendment arguments to be about philosophy and he’d  much rather talk about

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Orlando gunman’s widow pleads not guilty to aiding husband

The widow of the Orlando nightclub gunman pleaded not guilty Wednesday to charges of aiding and abetting her husband’s support

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Progressive coalition supports Linda Stewart’s assault weapon ban

Democratic lawmakers and representatives of progressive organizations Tuesday stood in support of a gun safety bill (SB 254). Whether it

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Orlando’s cornucopia of thanks runneth over for area leaders

As Orlandoans gather round dinner tables with family and close friends, let us start by being thankful that those of

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Advanced Manufacturing Research Center, I-4, Sanford Burnham, water quality, Pulse, on Central Florida lawmakers’ minds

As they prepare for the 2017 Legislative Session, Central Florida lawmakers are looking out for help for the emerging Advanced

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911 calls capture Pulse patrons desperately waiting for help

Patrons trapped in an Orlando nightclub as a gunman carried out the worst mass shooting in modern U.S. history begged

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Democrats betting on gun control in new anti-Marco Rubio mailer

Democrats are investing heavily in the idea that Florida voters want to see some gun law changes, and the Democrats’

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Nearly half of Floridians think assault weapons ban is step in right direction

Floridians think banning the sale of semi-automatic assault weapons would be a step in the right direction. Almost half (49%)

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Marco Rubio asks FBI to share assistance info after Pulse shooting

U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio is asking the FBI to share more information with local agencies offering assistance to victims of

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Marco Rubio introduces bill to help victims of terrorist attacks with student loans

Marco Rubio introduced a bill Monday that would help victims of terrorist attacks, such as the one at the Pulse nightclub

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Orlando officials want to keep Pulse assistance center open

An assistance center for victims of the Pulse nightclub massacre should remain open for several more years, according to city

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