Ana Ceballos - Times/Herald Tallahassee Bureau

Times/Herald Tallahassee Bureau

Ana Ceballos is a politics and policy reporter for the Miami Herald. She has covered Florida state government for the Associated Press, Naples Daily News and the News Service of Florida. Before she moved to the Sunshine State, she lived in California and Mexico. She has a journalism degree from San Diego State University, where she was the manager of the student-run newspaper. Go Aztecs!

  1. Yesterday• The Buzz on Florida Politics
    Gov. Ron DeSantis has proposed a nearly $100 million budget for the Florida State Guard.
  2. Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis' administration is moving to unilaterally forbid classroom instruction on sexual orientation and gender identity in all grades, as the Republican governor continues a focus on cultural issues ahead of his expected presidential run.
  3. Momma Ashley Rose, the founder of Rose Dynasty Foundation, speaks against Senate Bill 1438, which would impose further restrictions on drag shows and make it easier for the state to go after shows in cases where children are present. The bill was heard by the Senate Judiciary Committee on Tuesday, March 21, 2023, at the Capitol in Tallahassee.
  4. The Florida Capitol Complex is viewed, Tuesday, March 29, 2022, in Tallahassee.
  5. Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis speaks during an event on his book tour on Saturday, March 11, 2023, in Las Vegas.
  6. The now-blocked parole program, called “parole + ATD,” has allowed the Department of Homeland Security to release tens of thousands of migrants into the country while they await immigration proceedings.
  7. The publicity image for the ‘Drag Queen Christmas’ show at the Broward Center for the Performing Arts.
  8. Student activist Kaylee Sandell speaks at a news conference at the Florida Capitol, hosted by Equality Florida, AIDS Healthcare Foundation and the Human Rights Campaign on Feb. 15, 2022, in Tallahassee.
  9. Gov. Ron DeSantis holds a news conference at the Miami Dade College's North Campus on Jan. 26, 2022, in Miami, Florida.
  10. Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis announced on Thursday an immigration proposal that includes expanding E-Verify requirements.
  11. Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis speaks to a crowd at the Knights of Columbus in Elmhurst in Illinois on Feb. 20, 2023.
  12. Feb. 17• The Education Gradebook
    The classical education curriculum model emphasizes a return to “core virtues” and subjects like math, science, civics and classical texts.
  13. Florida leaders are exploring the Classical Learning Test as an alternative to the College Board’s offerings, including the SAT, and the ACT test.
  14. The Rev. Al Sharpton speaks to a crowd of hundreds from the steps of the Senate portico during the National Action Network demonstration in response to Gov. Ron DeSantis's rejection of a high school African American history course, Wednesday, Feb. 15, 2023 in Tallahassee.
  15. Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis, shown at a January news conference, on Monday suggested that Florida might look for other options to the College Board and its Advanced Placement courses. DeSantis and College Board officials have been sparring over an African American studies course.
  16. Rep. Anna V. Eskamani, D-Orlando, questions Rep. Fred Hawkins, R-St. Cloud about his House Bill 9B, which would change Disney's Reedy Creek Improvement District, on Wednesday, Feb. 8, 2023, at the Capitol in Tallahassee.
  17. Two charter flights from Kelly Field in San Antonio, Texas, carried 48 Venezuelan migrants to Martha's Vineyard, Mass. The flights were an initiative from Gov. Ron DeSantis' administration.
  18. Sen. Blaise Ingoglia, R-Spring Hill, speaks to a colleague on the Senate floor at the Capitol, Monday, Feb. 6, 2023, in Tallahassee. Florida legislators are meeting in a special session.
  19. An immigrant family brought to Martha's Vineyard, Mass., by Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis' administration heads toward a bus that will help relocate them to a military base on nearby Cape Cod, Mass.
  20. The headquarters of Walt Disney World's Reedy Creek Improvement District in Lake Buena Vista, Wednesday, January 25, 2023.
  21. Florida House Speaker Paul Renner, R-Palm Coast, opens a special session, on Dec. 12, 2022, at the state Capitol in Tallahassee. He later announced that one of his priorities during the 2023 legislative session will be to expand Florida's school voucher program.
  22. Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis speaks to the crowd after being sworn in to begin his second term during an inauguration ceremony outside the Old Capitol Tuesday, Jan. 3, 2023, in Tallahassee.
  23. Gov. Ron DeSantis called for changes to school board term limits and party affiliations as well as restrictions on teachers unions, among other proposals.