Despite narrow approval by a House committee Tuesday, odds remain long that lawmakers will sign off on a gambling proposal that could do away with dog racing, pave the way for Las Vegas-style casinos in South Florida and open the door for slot machines in Lee and Palm Beach counties.
With voters pointing to concerns about former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton’s honesty, former Gov. Jeb Bush and U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio have gained ground on the Democrat in the presidential race in Florida, according to a poll released Tuesday.
Charter schools would get more construction funding, class-size penalties would be relaxed and school districts would be encouraged to enact dress codes under a series of education bills approved Friday by the Florida House.
Jeb Bush recently released thousands of emails from when he served as Florida’s governor. Now among those emails are a string of notes from campaign donors asking for favors and making suggestions.
Governor Rick Scott is refusing to turn over financial information that could answer whether he is flouting a state ethics law.
Congresswoman-elect Gwen Graham likes to say that when she is sworn in Tuesday, she’ll be ready to “hit the ground running from day one.”
If there was one word to describe Florida’s year in politics that word would be expensive.
Governor Rick Scott touted Friday that he has achieved a promise from his 2010 campaign as Florida has added more than 700,000 jobs since he took office.
Major Florida leaders in various sectors are in Orlando for a very important summit that will discuss some of the biggest issues facing the state.
It seems that the bitter tone of the campaign ads that aired throughout Florida’s race for governor extended to the voting booth Tuesday.