The Florida Supreme Court dropped a bomb on the Florida Legislature Thursday morning when it ruled that a 2003 law limiting damages in wrongful death medical-malpractice lawsuits is unconstitutional.
A persistent critic of Gov. Rick Scott filed lawsuits on Monday accusing top Florida officials of flouting the state’s public records laws by failing to turn over emails and other documents.
While some applaud the new merit pay system for the state’s teachers, the occupation’s union is fighting it head on.
The 2012 ballot will be one to remember across the state of Florida. The ballot is the longest in Miami-Dade history and much of the ballot is taken up with 11 constitutional amendments written in legalese that can confuse even the most well-informed voters.
Florida voters will have their say on 11 constitutional amendments during November’s general election. Of all the amendments, Amendment 4 could have the most impact on Florida’s voters.
A new group called “Yes on 8 Campaign” has formed to support a repeal of Florida’s ban on public funding of churches and other religious organizations.
Legislative aides are trying to draft a revision for the Florida Senate’s redistricting map after the previous map was thrown out by the Florida Supreme Court.
College students hoping to keep the state legislature from setting tuition rates were dealt a setback Wednesday.
Florida Representative Frank Artiles has confirmed that he is currently violating the Florida constitution by living outside his House district, far from his constituents, months after they elected him to the legislature.
Six months ago, the Florida Supreme Court removed a proposed constitutional amendment that sought to opt-out of the federal health care overhaul. Tuesday, a similar measure was proposed by Florida Senate President Mike Haridopolos.