Policy Matters is quarterly program hosted by Rick Mullaney, director of the Public Policy Institute at Jacksonville University. The latest edition included interviews with Rep. Al Lawson (D-Fl) and Jacksonville City Council President Anna Lopez Brosch…
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Jacksonville’s Human Rights Commission Executive Director Charlene Taylor Hill said since city ordinances were updated in February to protect the LGBT community, two complaints of housing discrimination based on sexual orientation have been filed.
The Jacksonville City Council is considering sending a resolution to state lawmakers asking them to make texting while driving a primary offense.
Amid a national debate about monuments and statues, a South Florida lawmaker renewed his push Monday for a likeness of Mary McLeod Bethune — an educator and civil-rights activist who founded what is now known as Bethune-Cookman University — to represent Florida in the U.S. Capitol.
A Jacksonville City Council member is pushing back against one of Mayor Lenny Curry’s budget priorities, saying he may even vote against the entire budget. Councilman Danny Becton is taking issue with spending $8.4 million on Jacksonville’s historically black college, Edward Waters.
Fernandina Beach’s historic post office is being honored by the State of Florida for recent renovations. The more than century-old building got about $1.2 million worth of work done over the course of a year.
Many Northeast Florida residents headed outside for a glimpse of Monday afternoon’s solar eclipse, but mostly-cloudy skies blocked much of the show.