Manatees survive Florida's first cold spell better than feared
Already famished manatees managed to avoid any mass die-offs or the need for any dramatic rescues during Florida's first significant cold snap of the season.
Lawmakers look to stabilize agriculture industry
As Florida lawmakers look to reduce foreign ownership of farmland, Senate Agriculture Chairman Jay Collins said Wednesday he thinks growth is possible for the state’s agriculture industry.
Florida's law allowing compensation for student athletes may be expanded
The proposal would make a major change to Florida’s athlete-pay law, commonly known as a name, image and likeness law, which went into effect in July 2021.
Desperation is driving latest surge of Cuban rafters arriving in the Florida Keys
Cubans keep leaving the island for the United States, risking their lives and, at times, overwhelming local authorities who, like this weekend in South Florida, had to respond to more than 500 Cuban migrants reaching the Florida Keys.
With private insurers retrenching, Citizens property policy count swells by 50%
With private insurers dropping customers and raising rates, the state-backed Citizens Property Insurance Corp. saw its number of policies increase about 50 percent in 2022.