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Supreme Court Cracks Down On Errant Judges

The Florida Supreme Court is cracking down on errant judges, more than it has in the past.

06/25/2015

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Lingering Issues Raise Possibility Of Another Session

Officially, as of Tuesday, there will be 85 days left until the Legislature returns to the Capitol for committee meetings and 203 days left until the 2016 legislative session begins. But even as a special session to deal with the state budget finally came to an end Friday, there were questions about whether another session might become necessary this year.

06/22/2015

Miami, UNITED STATES: Part of the power grid of Florida Power and Light at a distribution center 08 November 2006, in Miami, Florida. Florida Power and Light Company's power line grid delivers electricity to approximately 8 million people in Florida. AFP PHOTO/Robert SULLIVAN (Photo credit: ROBERT SULLIVAN/AFP/Getty Images)

AARP Weighs In Against FPL’s Drilling Plan

Senior advocacy group AARP filed a brief opposing state regulators’ approval of a plan for Florida Power & Light to invest in drilling for gas in Oklahoma.

06/19/2015

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Supreme Court Backs Online Travel Firms In Tax Fight

In a major victory for the online-travel industry, the Florida Supreme Court on Thursday rejected arguments that companies such as Expedia and Travelocity should pay more in county tourist-development taxes.

06/11/2015

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 Signs Bill To Let Children Secretly Tape Their Rapists

Florida Governor Rick Scott signed a bill that would allow children to secretly record people who rape them.

05/22/2015

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Man Acquitted Of Sexual Abuse; Recordings Inadmissible

A southwest Florida man who was previously sentenced to life in prison for sexually assaulting his stepdaughter has been acquitted at his second trial.

05/21/2015

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Suspension Advised For Judge Accused Of Punching Attorney

A Florida judge, accused of punching an attorney, may soon be finding himself in the judicial penalty box.

05/20/2015

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Kiosks Could Help Floridians Get Access To Legal Aid

People needing help with divorces, foreclosures or child support could use public computers at libraries, shopping malls or courthouses as a type of legal “triage” under a proposal approved Friday by the Florida Commission on Access to Civil Justice.

05/15/2015

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Miami-Dade Judge Faces Fine, 30-Day Suspension

A Miami-Dade County judge faces a $10,000 fine, a 30-day suspension without pay and other punishment because of alleged misconduct involving comments she made during an election campaign and notes she took while hearing a case.

05/08/2015

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Court: House Actions Illegal, But Lawsuit Filed Too Late

The Florida Supreme Court ruled House members do not have to return to the capitol for the end of the 2015 session.

05/01/2015

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