Attorney General Pam Bondi

Florida Governor Rick Scott attends a road expansion event at the Casa Maiz restaurant as he fields questions from reporters about climate change on March 9, 2015 in Hialeah, Florida. Recent reports indicate that the Florida governor allegedly issued orders for certain state agencies to not to use the term 'climate change' or 'global warming' in any official communications, emails, or reports. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Attorney: Gov. Scott Got ‘Bad Advice’ On Public Records Law

Gov. Rick Scott, a Tallahassee attorney says, was a “novice politician” who received “bad advice” that led him to ignore the state’s public records law.

08/14/2015

Dozens of people in Pinellas County are drying out after more than four feet of flood water rushed through their homes on August 4, 2015. (Source: WTSP)

Florida Starts Price Gouging Hotline Amid State Of Emergency

With parts of Florida in a state of emergency due to severe weather and flooding, Attorney General Pam Bondi started a price gouging hotline for people in counties affected.

08/07/2015

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TB Hospital Buyer Seeks Refund Over Land Estimate

A 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.

07/29/2015

Dozens of same-sex couples renewed their vows at a free ceremony in Miami Beach on January 3, 2015. (Source: CBS4)

State Ends Appeal In Same-Sex Marriage Case

Florida dismissed an appeal in a legal battle over same-sex marriage, three weeks after the U.S. Supreme Court ruled same-sex couples have the right to marry.

07/18/2015

Solar Panels  (Photo by Matt Cardy/Getty Images)

Another Proposal Heats Up Solar Energy Ballot Fight

A new “pro solar-energy” coalition will push for its own ballot initiative as a way to counter a separate group’s proposed constitutional amendment to expand the use of solar energy in Florida.

07/15/2015

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Judge Considers Challenge To Abortion Waiting Period

A Leon County circuit judge is considering a challenge to a law that would require women to wait 24 hours before having an abortion. All this just days before the law is set to take effect.

06/24/2015

Florida Capitol Complex (Source: dms.myflorida.com)

Appeals Court Tosses Out Key Workers Comp Ruling

A South Florida appeals court Wednesday overturned a circuit judge’s constitutional ruling that threatened a major underpinning of the state’s workers-compensation insurance system.

06/24/2015

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Florida House Votes To Keep Low Health Insurance Premiums

A bill passed by the Florida House means thousands of state workers will continue to pay low health insurance premiums.

06/12/2015

Florida AG Pam Bondi (Source: CBS)

AG Pam Bondi Wants To Warn Parents About Flakka

As many students greet another summer, Florida’s attorney general wants to warn parents about flakka—a synthetic drug which is growing in popularity.

06/04/2015

State Capitol (Source: David Sutta/CBS4)

Interim Chiefs Of DEP, FDLE File To Make Jobs Permanent

The interim leaders of the Florida Department of Environmental Protection and the Florida Department of Law Enforcement both want to make their jobs permanent.

06/01/2015

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