As Governor Rick Scott signed the state’s $74.1 billion spending plan on Monday, he also used his veto power on a total of $368 million in spending projects.
Chris Kelly, half of the 1990s kid rap duo behind one of the decade’s most memorable songs, “Jump,” has died at an Atlanta hospital of an apparent drug overdose, authorities said. He was 34.
Veterans groups based in Broward and Palm Beach counties will receive checks Monday from some of the state’s top Democrats as part of the fallout over a gambling ring scandal.
Former state Senator Larcenia Bullard has died the age of 65. Sen. Bullard, a Miami Democrat who was replaced in the Senate last fall by her son, Dwight, had health problems in recent years.
Florida’s governor Rick Scott is battling the the US Justice Department over Scott’s efforts to purge the voter rolls.
The parents of Trayvon Martin attended a candlelight memorial service Wednesday night commemorating the life and work of Dr. Martin Luther King Junior who was shot and killed at a Memphis, Tennessee hotel 44 years ago today.
In the wake of the Trayvon Martin shooting in Sanford, Florida, the Miami-Dade Commission passed a resolution Tuesday asking the Florida Legislature to repeal the “Stand Your Ground” law currently on the books.
A flurry of last minute amendments were added to a Florida Senate redistricting map which reached the floor Thursday for debate.