Farm Workers Face Heat Exposure in Agriculture Field — Courtesy: Shutterstock — AFZAL KHAN MAHEEN We rarely take time to think about those who built the roof over our heads and picked the fresh produce we enjoy at the table. Field workers work hard in Florida’s unbearable heat to provide us with our most basic
Craft Beer Pour — Courtesy: Shutterstock — Antov Bannov Craft breweries are heading to Tallahassee to fight for new laws that could make your favorite beers easy to find. Among other requests, they want to be allowed to sell their beer wherever they’d like. Currently, they have to go through a distributor. Matthew Dahm of
Daylight Savings Time — Courtesy: Shutterstock — New Africa The latest end of daylight savings time is Sunday morning, but the sun continues to set on legislative attempts to put a stop on the clock. One Florida congressman has shed more light on the effort to put an end to the annual tradition. The earliest
Sports Betting Viewing Room – Courtesy: Shutterstock – Image by Nick_Nick In a special session Wednesday, representatives in the Florida House gave 97-17 approval to an arrangement that Gov. Ron DeSantis and the Seminole Tribe laid out last month. The deal, which was approved yesterday by the Florida Senate with a 38-1 vote, is estimated
Courtesy: Shutterstock – Image by Kit Leong Many thought the day when Florida legalized sports gambling would never come. That day may become a reality as the Florida legislative session nears a close. Insiders close to the situation believe a major agreement will be announced in the coming days detailing an arrangement between the state and
‘Vote Here’ sign placed on the walkway to a neighborhood polling place, as seen on election day in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, USA. Photo: Jillian Cain Photography/Shutterstock.com With the presidential election less than two months away, many other offices and issues will be decided when voters go to the polls. In Florida, there are six ballot
Image by Lindsay Fox from Pixabay Florida Governor Ron DeSantis has vetoed a bill that would have banned flavored nicotine vaping products because, he said, the vaping measure would encourage cigarette smoking. The vetoed bill would also raise the age to buy tobacco to 21. The governor made the argument that the proposal would have
Florida homeowners can now plant veggies and fruits in their front yard thanks to a new law that stems from a six-year battle between Hermine Ricketts and Miami Shores Village.