Attorney General Pam Bondi

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

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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

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

Appeals Court Backs Divorce For Same-Sex Couple

Rejecting arguments by Attorney General Pam Bondi’s office, an appeals court Friday ruled that a same-sex couple married in Massachusetts can get a divorce in Florida.

04/24/2015

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Atwater Won’t Run For U.S. Senate Seat

Florida Chief Financial Officer Jeff Atwater surprised the state’s political establishment Saturday, announcing he will not pursue a U.S. Senate seat expected to open up if Sen. Marco Rubio runs for president.

04/11/2015

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Florida Prison Workers Accused Of Plotting To Kill Inmate

Three current and former prison employees were members of the Ku Klux Klan who planned to kill a former inmate who is black, according to Florida officials.

04/02/2015

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