Ashley Lopez: Using a stall tactic, the Orange County Commission killed a ballot measure aimed at providing earned paid sick days to workers in the area.
Ashley Lopez: Progressives in Orlando were able to win a tough battle and place a mandated earned sick pay measure on the November ballot there, but the county's mayor is considering a competing resolution that would undermine it.
An FCIR analysis of data on child poverty, homelessness and subsidized lunches shows how much poorer Florida has become since the Great Recession.
Ralph De La Cruz: A new state law has local governments reversing gun ordinances and cops afraid to confront one trigger-happy resident.
Ralph De La Cruz: Mirroring an FCIR analysis from January, a report released Wednesday found that Secure Communities often deports non-criminals and disproportionately detains Latinos. Even U.S. citizens have been arrested.
Examine foreclosures in Orange County.