House Speaker Dean Cannon
A trial began Thursday to determine whether former House Speaker Ray Sansom deserves to be reimbursed for almost $1 million in legal fees from a failed corruption case, with attorneys for the former lawmaker and the state arguing over whether he was involved in a deal that ultimately ended the case.
An aide to former House Speaker Dean Cannon admitted Tuesday that he made a mistake by secretly feeding redistricting plans to a Republican political consultant in 2012, but denied that the arrangement tainted the redrawing of the state’s congressional districts.
The trial to determine whether state legislators broke the law while drawing-up new political maps got underway Monday.
The Florida House of Representatives has killed a controversial bill that would have granted state lawmakers absolute immunity in civil lawsuits.
Thursday, the Florida House released their overall budget allocations for the coming year where lawmakers will have to close a nearly $2 billion shortfall.
TALLAHASSEE (CBSMiami/AP) – Faced with a new year and a $2 billion gap, Florida lawmakers head into their annual session this January with schools in mind. While Gov. Rick Scott and other legislative leaders have […]
The winner of the Sunshine State’s GOP presidential primary will be the one with all the marbles, so to speak.
The state of Florida has moved its 2012 presidential primary to January 31. The date was made official late Friday morning.
The Florida Senate is expected Thursday to take up one of its top priorities of the session, an enormous overhaul of the Medicaid system.
A bill released by lawmakers Thursday proposes moving millions of low-income Floridians to HMO-style health plans and limits how much the state will spend on the program.