Florida Supreme Court
An appeals court Friday upheld a controversial law more closely tying teachers’ pay to how well students do on tests, ruling that the Legislature didn’t give too much leeway to the Florida Department of Education to decide how to implement the measure.
The Florida Supreme Court issued a ruling Thursday that took aim at non-lawyers who are paid to help people get Medicaid benefits — including seniors who need Medicaid coverage for nursing-home care.
Florida State University plans a massive public-relations effort to counter negative press that has painted the school throughout the past year as favoring athletics over academics.
Wearing cowboy boots and bolo ties, Steve Schlairat and Ozzie Russ exchanged wedding vows as they stood beside two saddles perched atop bales of hay on a chilly Saturday afternoon with friends and family looking on.
A state judicial panel is recommending that suspended Broward County Judge Gisele Pollack be removed from the bench.
A state appeals court said a Wal-Mart employee was legally entitled to have a gun at the business, but still upheld his conviction for attempted second-degree murder.
Stephen Schlairet and Ozzie Russ have almost as much in common with their neighbors in the tiny Panhandle community of Chipley as the way of life that sets them apart.
One day after the Florida Supreme court ordered that the suspension of Miami Lakes Mayor Michale Pizzi be revoked, his honor is fighting for his old job back.
The attorney for Michael Pizzi, the suspended mayor of Miami Lakes, said he expects Pizzi to return to office.
Same-sex weddings could begin as soon as January 6, 2015 after the U.S. Supreme Court on Friday refused to block gay marriages in Florida.