Attorney General Pam Bondi and the Florida Legislature asked the state Supreme Court on Monday to throw out a lawsuit challenging the constitutionality of a 2013 law that allows elected officials to use blind trusts to shield their financial assets.
The trial to determine whether state legislators broke the law while drawing-up new political maps got underway Monday.
Florida Gov. Rick Scott does not feel the ‘need for speed’ on Florida’s highways.
Bills that would slice taxes on a list of items and overhaul the state’s school-grading system are awaiting Gov. Rick Scott’s signature.
A well-known auto club is putting the pressure on Gov. Rick Scott to meet with him in person, in hopes of persuading him to veto a proposal which could increase speed limits on Florida highways.
State lawmakers came into the 2014 session with a surplus topping $1 billion and a mandate from Gov. Rick Scott to cut $500 million in taxes and fees.
With the 2014 regular legislative in the books, Republican legislators gave Gov. Rick Scott much of what he wanted as he prepares for an expensive and lengthy re-election fight against likely Democratic nominee and former Gov. Charlie Crist.
Florida is closer to having a long-discussed information-technology agency to oversee large computer projects and set tech policy for state government.
The 60 Florida legislative session wrapped on Friday with a host of bills getting final approval and sent to Governor Rick Scott for his signature.
The Florida Legislature wrapped up it’s 2014 session on Friday ending with a bipartisan spirit.