May 4, 2013
Some community leaders say we've seen too many homicides, shootings and other violent crimes especially in recent weeks around Escambia County.
April 16, 2013
Ahead of the expected release Tuesday of a sweeping bipartisan proposal to revamp the nation’s immigration laws, faith-based and civil liberties groups began calling for changes...
April 8, 2013
Sen. Darren Soto, R-Orlando, flanked at a press conference Monday by housing advocates and representatives of PICO United Florida, an advocacy group for low-income families, denounced a bill...
April 6, 2013
As the annual April 15 income tax deadline approaches, millions of taxpayers are begrudgingly preparing their tax returns to send off to the IRS.
April 1, 2013
The sea of faces before me went from churning concern to glistening smiles as they heard the words, “You are aspiring citizens, new Americans, children of God and our neighbors whom we love and respect.” It was Easter for them, new life, resurrection.
March 20, 2013
Over the next week, the U.S. House of Representatives and Senate will vote on competing budget resolutions with vastly different priorities and visions for our country’s future.
In an attempt to break a stalemate between the House and the Governor’s office, the Florida Senate is proposing an alternative to the Medicaid expansion.
Florida clergy turned to the Bible for support Wednesday in joining health care advocates and leading Democrats in decrying the House and Senate’s opposition to Medicaid expansion.
March 11, 2013
Dozens of people raised their voices to send a message to the Republican senator from Florida, Marco Rubio.
February 20, 2013
Students from Oak Ridge High School and local church leaders gather for a press conference to speak out against the automatic massive budget cuts that would accompany a Congressional sequester.
January 31, 2013
Across-the-board cuts to most categories of government spending, called sequestration, will be addressed in Congress on March 1 unless lawmakers do something about it in the next month.
October 29, 2012
February 22, 2012
Hoping to speed up and streamline Florida’s lumbering foreclosure process, state lawmakers are considering legislation to make it easier to foreclose on abandoned properties and force lenders to move more quickly to complete foreclosures.
February 16, 2012
VIDEO: Dozens of Central Florida homeowners boarded a bus to Tallahassee overnight to fight a state bill they say would make it even easier for banks to foreclose on homes.
Darren Soto, D-Orlando, told a group of protesters from across the state that he believed their presence was the reason Naples Rep. Kathleen Passidomo's foreclosure bill did not reach a committee agenda Thursday.
The ink wasn't even dry on last week's $25 billion settlement between states and banks over mortgage abuses before critics were denouncing the deal as inadequate.
February 15, 2012
Homeowners would be forced to quickly mount a defense to prevent foreclosure on their property under proposals that Florida lawmakers are considering to speed up the legal process in Florida’s still-recovering real estate market.
February 5, 2012
February 1, 2012
Religious and community groups urged Attorney General Pam Bondi on Monday to take a tougher stance on a proposed settlement with the nation's five largest mortgage lenders over deceptive foreclosure practices.
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