Florida Gov. Rick Scott said Thursday he is suing the Obama administration for withholding hospital funds because the state won’t expand Medicaid.
The Florida Supreme Court this week declined to hear an appeal in a potentially far-reaching case about the way local governments administer red-light camera programs.
Cuba is being removed from a list of state sponsors of terrorism, the White House announced Tuesday, prompting backlash from a South Florida Republican and presidential candidate.
After an impassioned debate, the Florida Senate on Tuesday approved a bill that would restore a popular adoption-subsidies program — while repealing a 38-year-old law that banned gay adoption.
State Chief Financial Officer Jeff Atwater still has his eyes on pursuing a bigger political stage.
With speculation over whether Florida Republican Marco Rubio will announce he is running for the 2016 Republican presidential nomination, there is also speculation on who would replace him.
Florida’s political parties are getting millions of dollars from various corporations that have a stake in this year’s legislative session.
Citing frustration with delays in getting non-euphoric cannabis to patients, a Florida Senate panel Thursday pushed forward a revised attempt to create a regulatory framework for the pot industry but did not include changes sought by black farmers who complain they would be shut out of the industry.
A key Senate committee approved a bill Thursday that would ban the sale and use of powdered alcoholic beverages in Florida, though some lawmakers questioned why the state doesn’t instead take a regulatory approach.
The Florida Senate gave a tentative approval to a bill that would give incentives to adopt children in state care as well as repeal a nearly 40-year-old ban on gay adoption.