Lakeland has a limited number of urologists who offer the procedure, which has increased in popularity since the reversal of Roe v. Wade.
Consultant Faces 7 Misdemeanor Charges for ‘Ugly’ School Board Campaign Texts
James Dunn is charged with violating Florida election laws regarding disclosing the funding of campaign messages.
City Hopes DeSantis-Backed Bill Will Deliver Long-Sought I-4/SR 33 Improvements
The ‘Moving Florida Forward’ proposal could provide $197 million for road widening, roundabouts, wildlife crossings and traffic signals.
Nolte Says Campaign Finance Issues Are ‘Being Taken Care Of’
Questions have been raised about a record showing the new School Board member contributed $5,200 in cash to his campaign.
U.S. Rep. Franklin Votes Against Same-Sex Marriage Bill
The Lakeland Republican says the bill didn’t go far enough to protect religious freedoms for people who object to providing services for gay marriages.
Scott Franklin Reflects on His Military Service and Jan. 6
The Congressman from Lakeland was shaped by his years as a Navy aviator
Election Roundup: Voters Return Lisa Miller to School Board
Other winners: Laurel Lee and Scott Franklin for U.S. House, Colleen Burton for Florida Senate, Martha Santiago for County Commission, John Flynn for County Judge. Polk environmental lands measure passes.
Florida Senate Candidates Dokur and Burton Differ in Priorities
The race for Florida State Senate District 12 pits Democrat Veysel Dokur, a first-time office seeker, against Republican Florida Rep. Colleen Burton.
Environmentalists Have Long-Range Hopes for Preserving Fragile Land
Polk County voters will decide on Nov. 8 whether to extend the ad valorem tax that has allowed the county to buy environmentally sensitive lands, such as Circle B Bar Reserve.
Sam Simmons Becomes Interim City Commissioner
Longtime Lakeland neighborhood activist Samuel Simmons was selected by the Lakeland City Commission as an interim city commissioner to take the seat held for nearly 13 years by Phillip Walker.