Seminoles Talk Casino, Hotel Expansion Plan If Compact ApprovedA hotel tower shaped like a guitar is just one of the items set for approval if state lawmakers sign on compact between the Seminole Tribe of Florida and Governor Rick Scott.
Senate To Match Gov. Scott's Incentives RequestA key Senate budget chairman will recommend that Gov. Rick Scott get his wish for $250 million to recruit businesses to Florida.
State's Unemployment Rate Stands At 5-PercentFlorida ended 2015 with an unemployment rate of five percent.
Gov. Scott Delivers "State Of The State" AddressJobs, tax cuts and incentives for small businesses were the focus of Governor Rick Scott's 2016 State of the State address.
Bill Could Block Refugees From Entering FloridaA Senate Republican has proposed a series of steps that could prevent at least some refugees and immigrants from entering Florida.
Appeals Court To Take Up Abortion Waiting PeriodA state appeals court will hear arguments next month in a dispute about a law approved last year that would require women to wait 24 hours before having abortions.
Lawmakers Weigh Incentives, Tax CutsGov. Rick Scott wants $250 million to attract companies to Florida and hopes to convince lawmakers to support a series of business-friendly tax cuts that would permanently remove more than $1 billion from state revenue.
Gov. Scott To Release Budget Plan MondayGovernor Rick Scott will hold a news conference Monday in Jacksonville to release his 2016-17 budget proposal, an initial step as lawmakers prepare to negotiate a spending plan early next year.
Housing Syrian Refugees A Divisive Issue In South FloridaSome Americans want to shut the doors on those fleeing from Syria after news broke that one of the terrorist responsible for the Paris attacks may have infiltrated the ranks of refugees.
Gov. Doesn't Want Syrian Refugees Relocated To StateGovernor Rick Scott has joined a chorus of other state governors who have asked the federal government to stop accepting refugees from Syria.
New Revenge Porn, Solicitation Laws Start ThursdayMore than two dozen new laws ranging from tougher penalties for people who solicit prostitutes to making revenge porn a crime will go into effect on Thursday, October 1st.
Gov Backs Document Change After Marriage RulingGov. Rick Scott and the state Cabinet have given the state's Department of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles the approval to update transfers of titles on cars and boats to reflect the legalization of same-sex marriage.