Agriculture Commissioner Nikki Fried called Monday for Florida to divest from Russia-tied businesses, as Russia continues its invasion of Ukraine.

Florida Ag Commissioner Calls For Russia Divestment Amid Ukraine Invasion

Agriculture Commissioner Nikki Fried called Monday for Florida to divest from Russia-tied businesses, as Russia continues its invasion of Ukraine. “Florida is a well-known hub for Russian investments, and we should do everything in our power to prevent our state’s financial activity from, directly or…

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A proposal that would prohibit doctors from performing abortions after 15 weeks of pregnancy is poised for consideration by the full Florida House. The House Health & Human Services Committee on Thursday approved the measure (HB 5) in a 14-7 vote. Dozens of people testified against the bill, which closely resembles a Mississippi law that is being considered by the U.S. Supreme Court. Democrats on the House panel argued the measure is unconstitutional. “Once again, we’ll be passing unconstitutional legislation that will also cost Floridians more money and time while we have real serious issues,” Rep. Michele Rayner, D-St.

Florida House, Senate Head Toward Passing Elections Changes

By: Jim Saunders and Tom Urban TALLAHASSEE — Florida House and Senate Republicans could be ready to pass an elections plan that includes creating a new state office to investigate voting irregularities, boosting penalties for wrongdoing and looking at changes in the vote-by-mail system. The…

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