Local officials are working to inform the public while still recovering from 2020’s record-breaking season—all on tight budgets.
In a county with high rates of food insecurity, longtime residents are working to fill the gaps.
An oil company wants to drill in Big Cypress National Preserve. Laws over mineral rights have complicated the fight to stop it.
Nonprofits and city planners are working to create more affordable housing, but they’re up against legislation that rewards rampant development.
UF is just one of many public universities in Southern states that use prison labor in agricultural programs and on other parts of campus, or rely on products made by incarcerated people. Students and activists have pressured universities and companies to end these programs for years, but data on how public universities use prison labor is scarce.
‘Treated as expendable’: Migrant farmworkers fall through gaps in the rural South’s patchwork health system
The health care system and workplace safety regulations weren’t set up to help the people who harvest our food. The pandemic has only deepened the problem.
‘Give us a break, Lord’: Amid active hurricane season, pandemic halts recovery in Florida two years after Michael
With federal money running out, slow rebuilds, and a lack of affordable housing, many Panhandle residents are vulnerable to this year’s storms.