California Gov. Gavin Newsom says he will sign climate-focused transparency laws for big business
California Gov. Gavin Newsom says he plans to sign into law a pair of climate-focused bills intended to force major corporations to be more transparent about greenhouse gas emissions and the financial risks stemming from global warming.
NFL response to congresswoman includes call for more federal attention to illegal gambling
The NFL has responded to a Nevada congresswoman’s inquiries about the league’s gambling policies with a detailed letter that includes a call for lawmakers and law enforcement to pay additional attention to illegal gambling and put more resources toward combating it.
Local Rep. on African American History Task Force says she didn’t know about state’s new controversial slavery teachings
Kimberly Daniels, a Democrat and member of the Florida House of Representatives from Jacksonville, is set to hold a news conference Thursday at noon to address her role on the African American Task Force.
A grand jury sworn in Tuesday could decide whether Trump is charged over Georgia's 2020 election
A new grand jury sworn in Tuesday in Atlanta will likely consider whether criminal charges are appropriate for former President Donald Trump or his allies for their efforts to overturn his 2020 election loss in Georgia.
Supreme Court sides with ex-Cuomo aide, others convicted of corruption related to 'Buffalo Billion'
The Supreme Court has ruled for a onetime top aide to ex-New York Gov_ Andrew Cuomo and for others who were convicted of corruption related to an economic development project known as the “Buffalo Billion.”.
Deegan faces panel of local journalists in televised event; Davis attends separate untelevised event with parents
The Mayoral Candidate Forum is happening Wednesday night at 7 p.m. at the WJXT-4 studios. Kent Justice along with journalists from First Coast News, WJCT and the Florida Times Union will ask questions to one of the two candidates, Democrat Donna Deegan. Both candidates, Deegan and Republican Daniel Davis were invited months ago. Deegan accepted, Davis declined.
Tribe warns US government against moving ahead with mine
Native American tribal members fighting plans for an enormous copper mine on land they consider sacred say they are increasingly worried U.S. officials will move forward on the project even as they await a federal appellate court ruling in the case.
Unopposed: Jacksonville sheriff, constitutional officers
Three city-wide offices that would have been on the ballot in the 2023 city of Jacksonville elections have already been decided, because only one candidate qualified for each office. All three are Republicans, and will begin their terms July 1.
Sheriff candidates make final push to hear community concerns, address issues before Election Day
Jacksonville sheriff candidates Democrat Lakesha Burton and Republican T.K. Waters met with the community Monday night at a forum ahead of Election Day as a final push to hear people’s concerns and address the community.
Amendment 2: Abolish Constitutional Revision Commission
The second of three proposed amendments to the Florida Constitution that the Florida Legislature voted to place on the ballot this November would repeal the Florida Constitution Revision Commission, a panel that meets every 20 years and has the power to propose ballot measures.
Candidates for Jacksonville sheriff to answer your questions in live debate on Channel 4 & News4JAX.com
Over the past month, you’ve seen them one-by-one on News4JAX making their pitch to become Jacksonville’s next sheriff, but on Wednesday, all five candidates will appear together during a News4JAX-Jacksonville University Public Policy Institute debate.
What Clinch County voters will see on the primary ballot
The much-covered governor, U.S. Senate and secretary of state races are on the primary ballot across Georgia, along with a dozen other statewide offices you can learn about here. Clinch County voters, especially Republicans, will also see state Senate, state House, and several local offices on their ballot.
Trump appeals New York contempt ruling, $10K per day fine
Former President Donald Trump has appealed a New York judge’s decision to hold him in contempt of court and fine him $10,000 per day for failing to adequately respond to a subpoena issued in the state attorney general’s civil investigation into his business dealings.
Republicans roll forward on redistricting as lawmakers take up DeSantis’ congressional map
Gov. Ron DeSantis’ proposed congressional redistricting plan, lambasted by opponents because it likely would reduce the number of seats held by Black Democrats, quickly moved toward approval Tuesday as the Republican-dominated Legislature started a special session.