Tuesday marks special election day for school districts in Manatee and Sarasota counties. Each are asking its voters to establish — or in Sarasota’s case, continue — a one-mill increase on property taxes to help support area schools.
In a year when classroom funding is already tight, school districts in Florida’s urban areas will receive millions less as a result of the Legislature’s new effort to send more money to smaller counties.
President Donald Trump has told two Republican senators that he supports adding proposals to a huge spending bill that would provide billions in federal subsidies to insurers to help curb health care premium increases.
The Supreme Court agreed Monday to decide another case testing the Trump administration's power to arrest and jail immigrants facing deportation, including long-time lawful residents who committed minor offenses years ago.
The New York attorney general is looking into a watchdog group's report alleging the Kushner Cos. filed false documents that helped it harass low-paying rent-regulated tenants and replace them with higher-paying ones.
Some Republicans say there needs to be a recalibration in messaging around Nancy Pelosi, seeing that anti-Pelosi rhetoric, which has driven so many other campaigns, can’t be the sole focus in a tough midterms environment.
The Supreme Court will hear oral arguments in the case of NIFLA v. Becerra on Tuesday, a dispute between the state of California and crisis pregnancy centers, which object to a law that forces them to provide abortion information to clients.