U.S. Sen. Bill Nelson (D-FL) is calling for new and tougher federal laws to crackdown on identity thieves who use someone else’s name to steal their tax refunds.
With just hours to spare, Congress passed a plan to avoid a default and end a 16 day partial government shutdown. The votes came in late, but just in time to avoid the crisis. Just after midnight President Barack Obama signed the bill into law.
As Congress prepares to debate whether or not to allow military action against the Syrian regime of Basha al-Assad, representatives from South Florida have already started to stake out their positions on the issue.
Unable to negotiate a settlement on how to allocate water between Florida, Georgia and Alabama, Governor Rick Scott announced Tuesday that the sunshine state is going to sue the state of Georgia.
U.S. Senator Bill Nelson will brief Haitian-American leaders in Miami on Wednesday when he returns from a four day visit to their homeland.
Florida Gov. Rick Scott and the Florida Cabinet voted Tuesday to allow university researchers to exhume human remains from unmarked graves at a defunct Florida Panhandle reform school.
There’s good news and bad news for Gov. Rick Scott in the latest round of poll numbers from Quinnipiac University. The good news is approval rating is up.
Florida Democrats gathered in Hollywood Saturday evening for their annual Jefferson Jackson dinner.
Florida Democrats gathered in Hollywood Saturday evening for their annual Jefferson Jackson dinner. During the fundraiser, Sen. Bill Nelson, congresswoman and Democratic National Committee Chairwoman Debbie Wasserman Schultz and state party Chairwoman Allison Tant criticized Gov. Rick Scott for his changing positions on Medicaid expansion, cutting education spending his first year in office and cutting early voting days two years ago before restoring them this year.
With hurricane season 2013 set to officially begin on June 1st, U.S. Sen. Bill Nelson says it’s imperative for the United States to upgrade two supercomputers that forecast major weather events.