Florida’s Department of Children and Families has been notorious for its failures to protect children on its watch. Just this month, in yet the latest tragedy, five year-old Phoebe Jonchuck was thrown to her death from a bridge by her crazed father, despite earlier calls to DCF’s hotline that the man was a danger to his children.
The governor made an announcement Tuesday that, if passed, could be great news for Florida’s famed River of Grass.
Florida’s child welfare officials have recruited hundreds of new foster homes.
Less than three months after Florida voters narrowly rejected a plan to legalize medical marijuana, a Republican senator Monday filed a bill that would allow patients to get pot if they suffer from diseases such as cancer, AIDS, epilepsy or multiple sclerosis.
Senator Marco Rubio is taking steps to run for president, according to one of his aides.
Gov. Rick Scott contends that the former Florida Department of Law Enforcement commissioner “resigned” on his own terms – and he is sticking to it.
Florida unemployment numbers continue to drop.
Florida Governor Rick Scott said he plans to respond to allegations against his administration brought on by the state’s former top cop.
Agriculture Commissioner Adam Putnam and state Chief Financial Officer Jeff Atwater said Thursday they’re open to discussing at the next Cabinet meeting the need for an investigation into the departure of Florida’s top law-enforcement official.
Students earning a college education may soon get a cost break as the state’s governor is asking to stop taxing college textbooks.