Florida lawmakers along with other House members are pushing the Obama administration to add five types of giant snakes to an existing federal python ban.
U.S. Senator Marco Rubio (R-FL), met with human rights advocates Saturday while on an official visit to South Korea.
U.S. Senator Marco Rubio (R-FL) met with South Korean Foreign Minister Yun Byun-se in Seoul on Friday as part of his trip to South Korea.
Jim sits down with the chairs of the Miami-Dade Republican & Democratic parties to discuss a variety of topics impacting South Florida and the rest of the state including growing concerns over the human trafficking problem. The three also focus on New Jersey Governor Chris Christie’s whirlwind weekend in Central & South Florida to raise money for Governor Rick Scott’s re-election campaign.
The House Committee approved two of eight bills related to sexual offenses including one in which adults who rape children older than 12 would have to serve a minimum of 50 years in prison and more sexual predators would face the potential of civil commitment.
Florida voters will get to decide if they want to set aside $10 billion in state funds over a length of 20 years for land and water conservation.
Ten months after Jennifer Carroll left the job, Gov. Rick Scott has finally selected a replacement lieutenant governor who will also run with him for re-election in November.
Amid criticism, Florida Governor Rick Scott said Saturday a state set of revisions to nationwide education standards will be unveiled next week.
Monday’s showdown between Florida State University and Auburn University will also include a showdown between political rivals Governor Rick Scott and his chief re-election rival, Charlie Crist. The two are cashing in on the BCS National Championship Game in Pasadena.
By all accounts, 2013 should have been a quiet year in politics. In Washington, the President was riding high after an easy re-election. In Tallahassee, the Republicans remained in firm control of the state’s government. And locally, there were no major elections to embarrass South Florida.