'Uber' Proposal Ready For House FloorA proposal that would prevent local governments from regulating popular app-based transportation services such as Uber and Lyft continues to roll through the Florida House.
Senate Again Focused On Uber Driver InsuranceThe Senate isn't ready to match a House proposal that would prevent local governments from regulating popular app-based transportation services, such as Uber and Lyft.
State Says Uber Drivers Are Independent ContractorsOn Thursday, Gov. Rick Scott's administration said Uber drivers should be considered independent contractors instead of company employees.
Uber Bill Rolling Along In Florida HouseA revised proposal stopping local governments from regulating popular app-based ride-sharing services, like Uber and Lyft, picked up its first victory in the Florida House Wednesday.
DMV Sends Drivers Wrong Licenses - AgainIf you recently applied for a new driver's license with an address correction and got one in the mail with the old address - you're not alone.
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.