FAMU President Undaunted By Clash With TrusteesFlorida A&M University President Elmira Mangum said Monday she's undaunted by the failed efforts of members of the university's Board of Trustees to fire her less than two weeks ago --- and she's still focused on "transformational change" at the school.
Florida Asks Federal Judge To Shut Down Blackjack Tables The state of Florida is demanding the Seminole Tribe of Florida immediately shut down blackjack tables at its casinos, going as far as filing a lawsuit to make it happen.
Florida Executes Man Convicted Of Fatally Stabbing 4Nearly three decades after being convicted of fatally stabbing four people, including his ex-wife and young daughter, a Florida man was executed Thursday.
FAMU President Survives Ouster Attempts By TrusteesIn a dramatic three-hour meeting Thursday, members of the Florida A&M University Board of Trustees made failed attempts to fire President Elmira Mangum and sparked students to march to Gov. Rick Scott's office in support of the embattled president.
Senate Still Skeptical About Scott Corporate Cash DemandsState senators still aren't buying Gov. Rick Scott's argument that Florida's business recruitment agency is running short of the cash needed to close corporate relocation deals.
Florida Gov. Will Try Again To Eliminate Manufacturing TaxAs he continues to try and lure companies to Florida, Gov. Rick Scott once again is asking legislators to keep in place a tax break for manufacturing companies.
Abortion Foe Wants Scott To Take Tougher StandThe Florida Family Policy Council on Thursday called for Gov. Rick Scott to take further action against the state's 16 Planned Parenthood abortion clinics, saying it's a matter of moral leadership.
Scott, Cabinet Start Talks On Future Of Ex-Reform SchoolThe future of a former state-run reform school where children were allegedly abused and died is in question, as Gov. Rick Scott and the Florida Cabinet begin discussions Tuesday.
Settlement Could Offer More Options For People With Mental IllnessFlorida's Department of Children and Families settled a lawsuit between Disability Rights Florida, in part by providing more options for people with mental illness like having them live in communities as opposed to state hospitals.
Bondi: 'Thousands' Of Rape Kits UntestedAttorney General Pam Bondi put added pressure Wednesday on lawmakers to increase funding for crime labs as she detailed a massive backlog of untested rape kits across the state.
Nearly $400M State Contract Protested By AT&TTelecommunications company AT&T is raising questions about a new contract awarded to a rival to provide phone and internet services to the state of Florida.
State, Seminoles Headed Into Mediation Over BlackjackThe Seminole Tribe and Florida officials are headed to mediation to resolve a possible standoff over the future of black jack at most of the tribe's Florida Casinos.