Former Governor Calls On Scott To Stop Water BillFormer Florida Gov. and U.S. Sen. Bob Graham has added his name to the list of opponents asking Gov. Rick Scott to veto a water-policy bill that is expected to be signed Thursday.
Controversial Water Protection Bill Passes In Senate, Moves To HouseDespite objections from environmentalists, the Florida Senate unanimously passed a massive bill on Wednesday aiming to protect and restore the state's springs, waterways and groundwater.
Springs Backers Seek Water Policy ChangesAn advocacy group for Florida's natural springs has outlined concerns with a major water-policy bill that is expected to be quickly approved during the upcoming 2016 legislative session.
Opponents Say State's Clean Water Proposal Isn't Good EnoughMore than two years in the making, the House and Senate will take up a statewide water-policy proposal after the 2016 legislative session goes through its opening rituals.
Safley Brings Focus On Child Hunger, Poverty To Food-Bank PostThe new chief of Florida's food banks, Robin Safley, is a former top state agriculture official who has led efforts to bolster nutrition programs for schoolchildren.
Florida's Orange Crop In 'Free Fall'The outlook for production of Florida oranges, the state's signature crop, continues to drop.
Tips To Avoid Black Friday & Cyber Monday ScamsThanksgiving is about family and giving thanks to the blessings around us but it’s also the day before the largest shopping day of the year! Here are some tips to avoid getting scammed.
Putnam: Citrus Industry 'In A Fight For Its Life'State Agriculture Commissioner Adam Putnam wants another $8.5 million next year to help fight a deadly citrus disease, as Florida's orange crop was forecast Friday to hit a 52-year low in the upcoming season.
Scott, Cabinet Start Talks On Future Of Ex-Reform SchoolThe future of a former state-run reform school where children were allegedly abused and died is in question, as Gov. Rick Scott and the Florida Cabinet begin discussions Tuesday.
Man Charged With Fraud, Theft Of 4 Million Pounds Of CitrusA Florida man is accused of illegally obtaining more than 4 million pounds of citrus that are valued at half a million dollars.
Fruit Fly Outbreak Prompts Dade QuarantineAn Asian fruit fly outbreak has prompted a quarantine in South Miami-Dade.
TB Hospital Buyer Seeks Refund Over Land EstimateA development company that acquired the site of the former A.G. Holley state tuberculosis hospital last year in Palm Beach County wants a $1.29 million refund from the state because the property has less land than advertised.