An effort that would allow small craft brewers to pour beer into half-gallon containers may advance during the 2015 legislative session without becoming part of a package of other beverage issues.
While Republican Rick Scott and Democrat Charlie Crist duke it out for the governor’s position, there is no question that the GOP will maintain large majorities in both the state’s House and Senate.
Tom Slade — a hard-drinking, seafaring tactician who steered Republicans to political dominance in Florida — died Monday in Orange Park at age 78 from complications associated with heart failure.
With backing from some major business lobbies, former Sen. Ellyn Bogdanoff, R-Fort Lauderdale, collected $104,865 in contributions from Aug. 9 to last Thursday as she seeks to unseat Sen. Maria Sachs, D-Delray Beach.
Lawmakers passed new congressional districts on nearly party-line votes in the House and the Senate on Monday, sending the map back to the courts as early voting opened in some counties.
Florida’s Senate approved a map revising the congressional districts around the state.
Lawmakers are a step closer to complying with a court order to draw new congressional districts.
News media organizations are asking Florida’s Supreme Court to make public the documents used in Florida’s redistricting trial.
The competition is on for two spots in the Public Service Commission.
Former Republican Sen. Ellyn Bogdanoff has decided to seek a rematch against Sen. Maria Sachs, the Democrat who beat her in a bitter 2012 campaign in South Florida.