Scott Slashes $461M From Budget, Draws Senate IREFlorida Governor Rick Scott slashed $461 million worth of projects from the budget passed by Florida lawmakers last week during a special session.
Online Voter Registration Gets OK; Detzner ObjectsDespite opposition from the governor's top elections official, legislation that would allow Floridians to register to vote online was sent to the Senate floor Thursday.
Bill Would Protect Email Addresses Collected By DMVA Senate proposal filed Monday would prevent the release of a driver's email address on file with the Florida Department of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles.
Online Voter Registration ProposedOnline voter-registration could be coming as soon thanks to a proposal filed by a South Florida senator.
Scott Names Environmental Protection, Elder Affairs LeadersJonathan Steverson, who for the past two years has overseen one of the state's five water-management districts, will head the Florida Department of Environmental Protection as Gov. Rick Scott begins a second term.
Gov. Scott Announces New Prisons ChiefGovernor Rick Scott has announced the appointment of Julie Jones as secretary of the Florida Department of Corrections, effective January 5th, 2015.
Scott To Pitch New Round Of Tax Cuts As Tag Fees DropA rollback in vehicle-registration fees, the key part of a $500 million package of tax and fee cuts approved this spring, kicks in Monday as Gov. Rick Scott starts to campaign for a new round of tax cuts.
Drivers Urged To Stop For School Buses Ahead Of New Year Bells will sound all across South Florida Monday morning, ringing in the start of a new school year and, if you happened to be listening to the radio Wednesday morning, you may have heard Broward Sheriff Scott Israel talking about school safety.
New Specialty Tags Will Soon Hit The RoadAs they did a year ago, Florida lawmakers this spring approved four new specialty license tags, also extending a self-imposed barrier that hasn't slowed the program.
House Backs Senate's Coast-To-Coast Bike Trail Plan A 250-mile bicycle trail across Central Florida, a pet project of the next Senate president, is on the verge of getting $15.5 million in next year's state budget.
Miami Lawmaker Files Move To End Red Light CamerasDays after a report concluded red light cameras decreased crashes at most intersections where they are installed, a South Florida lawmaker filed legislation to repeal the law allowing their use.
Plans To Revamp Florida's License Plates On Hold Plans to revamp Florida’s license plans and change how they are distributed have been put on hold.