Florida Politics

A growler of beer is poured at Wynwood Brewing Company on April 25, 2014 in Miami, Florida. Earlier this week Floridas Senate Rules Committee voted 9-4 for a bill that would heavily restrict the states craft breweries such as the Wynwood Brewing Company and is supported by the Florida Beer Wholesalers Association, which has controlled beer distribution in the state for decades.  (Source: Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Gov. Scott Signs Bill To Allow Beer Growlers In State

Florida’s “growler war” is over. Breweries will soon be able to sell beer in the popular 64-ounce size.

05/14/2015

Florida Governor Rick Scott attends a road expansion event at the Casa Maiz restaurant as he fields questions from reporters about climate change on March 9, 2015 in Hialeah, Florida. Recent reports indicate that the Florida governor allegedly issued orders for certain state agencies to not to use the term 'climate change' or 'global warming' in any official communications, emails, or reports. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Scott Asks Agency Heads To Prepare For Government Shut Down

Florida Governor Rick Scott asked the heads of agencies to list only what they need as the Legislature prepares for a special session to talk about the state budget.

05/14/2015

Carlos Lopez-Cantera

Florida’s Lt. Gov. Moves Closer To US Senate Bid

Florida’s Lt. Governor Carlos Lopez-Cantera may be taking steps to help him run for U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio’s seat.

05/14/2015

(Source: AP)

State, Seminole Tribe Square Off In Tax Dispute

State officials are set to ask a federal appeals court to overturn a decision on utility and rental taxes on Seminole Tribe property.

05/12/2015

WOODBURY, NEW YORK - FEBRUARY 24:  Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush speaks during a Long Island Association luncheon with LIA President and CEO Kevin S. Law at the Crest Hollow Country Club on February 24, 2014 in Woodbury, New York. Bush is widely seen as a possible presidential contender in 2016.  (Photo by Andy Jacobsohn/Getty Images)

Sources: Bush’s PAC Renting Office In South Florida

Amid the buzz of whether Former Florida Governor Jeb Bush will be running for president, sources say his political action committee (PAC) is getting office space.

05/12/2015

Florida Governor Rick Scott attends a road expansion event at the Casa Maiz restaurant as he fields questions from reporters about climate change on March 9, 2015 in Hialeah, Florida. Recent reports indicate that the Florida governor allegedly issued orders for certain state agencies to not to use the term 'climate change' or 'global warming' in any official communications, emails, or reports. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Gov. Scott Back In DC, Seeking Support In Obamacare Fight

Florida Governor Rick Scott was back in Washington, D.C. Tuesday slamming federal health officials for denying his request to extend federal hospital funds.

05/12/2015

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Film Industry Wants Another Shot At Incentives

The film and television industry in Florida wants lawmakers to take another look at a revamped production-incentives package that stalled when the House cut short the regular legislative session.

05/12/2015

Florida Money

Florida Health Centers Get $5M From Federal Government

The Obama administration is spending $5 million to fund 10 new community health centers in the Sunshine State.

05/11/2015

MIAMI, FL - JANUARY 14:  Florida Governor Rick Scott as he introduces Carlos Lopez-Cantera as his new lieutenant governor on January 14, 2014 in Miami, Florida. Scott took 10-months to replace Jennifer Carroll, who resigned last March. Lopez-Cantera will be the states first Hispanic lieutenant governor.  (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Scott Orders Prison Reforms After Legislation Stalls

After lawmakers failed to agree on prison reforms this session, Gov. Rick Scott on Friday issued an executive order incorporating some of the provisions in House and Senate bills, including those involving use of force and chemical agents by guards.

05/08/2015

MIAMI, FL - JANUARY 14:  Florida Governor Rick Scott as he introduces Carlos Lopez-Cantera as his new lieutenant governor on January 14, 2014 in Miami, Florida. Scott took 10-months to replace Jennifer Carroll, who resigned last March. Lopez-Cantera will be the states first Hispanic lieutenant governor.  (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Gov. Scott Concedes That Earlier Medicaid Support Was A Ruse

Gov. Rick Scott, after his mother’s death in 2013, went on TV to explain his decision to drop his strongly-held opposition to President Barack Obama’s health care overhaul.

05/08/2015

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