House Speaker

(Source: CBS4)

Fla. House Ready To Move Ahead On Destination Resort Casinos In S. Fla.

Republican leadership in the Florida House signaled Tuesday it’s ready to pass legislation that would allow Las Vegas-style casinos in Miami-Dade and Broward Counties, according to CBS4 news partner the Miami Herald.

CBS Miami–02/04/2014

The first wave of Dream Defenders around the Capitol Rotunda. (Source: dreamdefenders.org)

Dream Defenders End Month-Long Protest At State Capitol

A group of protesters upset over the not guilty verdict outcome of the George Zimmerman trial has ended a 31-day long protest at the Florida Capitol.

08/15/2013

(Source: WillWeatherford.com)

Fla. Speaker Invokes Detroit To Ask For Further Pension Reform

Florida Speaker of the House Will Weatherford, along with other legislators, want to continue to change the state’s pension program. Speaker Weatherford on Tuesday went as far as asking voters to support the change to help Florida avoid bankruptcy.

CBS Miami–08/07/2013

An artist rendering of proposed changes to Sun Life Stadium (Source: Miami Dolphins)

What Now For Dolphins And Sun Life?

The Miami Dolphins’ plans to renovate Sun Life Stadium died in the Florida House Friday. The defeat could end up costing South Florida millions of dollars in revenue from future Super Bowl’s and left fans in the area asking, what now?

CBS Miami–05/04/2013

Florida Legislature (Source: David Sutta/CBS4)

Sun Life Stadium Bill Dies In Legislature

The future of Sun Life Stadium, and possibly future Super Bowls in South Florida, is up in the air Friday afternoon after the Florida House of Representatives failed to take up a bill dealing with the renovation of Sun Life Stadium.

CBS Miami–05/03/2013

John Boehner

Report: Boehner’s Future Son-In-Law Once Arrested Over Marijuana

The conversation around Speaker of the House John Boehner’s dinner table may be going up in smoke in a few weeks.

CBS4–04/25/2013

(Source: WillWeatherford.com)

Revamping Retirement System A Priority For Incoming House Speaker

Incoming House Speaker Will Weatherford said the current pension system is “old and archaic”, and he wants to change it.

CBS4–11/17/2012

(Source: Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Poll: Gingrich Gaining Support In South

The Florida GOP Primary is a little more than a month away, and while former House Speaker Newt Gingrich is opening a big league nationally; Republicans still aren’t sold on their candidates.

CBS4–12/13/2011

Ray Sansom mug shot

Sansom Watches As “Scheme” Discussed

Former Florida House Speaker Ray Sansom, on trial for allegedly steering state funds to a project to benefit a big political contributor, watched for a second day as prosecutors tried to prove an airplane hanger he helped build was an illegal political plum.

03/22/2011

(AP)

House Speaker: Split Florida Supreme Court Into Two

House Speaker Dean Cannon wants to split up Florida’s Supreme Court into separate panels, one each for criminal and civil appeals.

CBS4–03/07/2011

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