(Source: Florida DOT/Chad Huff) A view of the new Pompano Beach Service Plaza on the Florida Turnpike

FL Turnpike Plazas To Get $162 Million Makeover

Florida’s eight turnpike service plazas are getting a much needed makeover.


(Source: AP)

Lawmakers Venture To Keys Undersea Lab

A group of South Florida lawmakers put on their wetsuits Saturday and dove down under in the Keys to raise awareness about the future of Aquarius.



“Stuff The Bus” Event Aims To Bring More School Supplies To Classrooms

With a month to go before the start of school in South Florida, teachers are beginning to stock up on school supplies.


American Airlines Arena

County IG Report: Miami Heat Spending Is Questionable

The Miami Dade Inspector General issued a scathing report Thursday afternoon, rebuking county officials for failing to show even the slightest interest in how the AmericanAirlines Arena has been operated by the Miami Heat.


Miami Marlins Stadium Construction

Miami Marlins’ Expenses Under The Microscope

A bill battle is brewing between the Miami Marlins and Miami-Dade County.


Florida Governor Rick Scott (Source: Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Scott Vetoes $142 Million In State Funding

Florida Governor Rick Scott signed the new state budget that will cost roughly $70 billion Tuesday. But, Scott also vetoed more than $140 million in spending for various programs including several key programs in South Florida.


Farm Share Truck

Budget Cuts Threaten Future Of Farm Share

A South Florida organization which provides free food to those in need is facing a desperate need of their own; funding.



FL University Presidents Warn Of Closures If Spending Cuts Persist

The budget passed out of the Florida Senate last week slashes state funding to the eleven public universities by $400 million.


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House Gives Preliminary Approval To Budget

The Florida House of Representatives has given tentative approval to the state’s more than $65 billion budget.


Florida Legislature. (Source: AP)

Fla. Democrats Can’t Attend Own Fundraiser

The Florida Democratic Party is about to answer the question what happens when you throw a “legislative appreciation party” and no legislators show up.