Republicans have had control of the Florida Legislature and governor’s office since 1999 and have used their power to restrict abortions, loosen gun laws, strip state workers of benefits, allow private school vouchers and enact a slew of other policy changes that Democrats opposed but could do nothing to stop.
The race for governor in the state of Florida could have some interesting effects depending on who is elected.
Gov. Rick Scott, one of the oldest governor’s in Florida history, turns 60 Saturday.
Come January, the city must pay off $45 million on a short-term loan that helped fund the PortMiami tunnel dig.
Police are on the hunt for at least one shooter after one person was wounded in Hialeah Friday afternoon.