New money, a new leader and a sweeping new law had Florida’s child-welfare professionals and foster parents feeling cautiously optimistic at their annual gathering this week.
Legislative leaders Monday laid out the fullest blueprint yet for a special session aimed at crafting new congressional districts, even as they continued a push for a Leon County judge to limit the impact of his ruling on this year’s elections.
The state’s largest teachers union filed a legal challenge Wednesday contesting how lawmakers “log rolled” a series of education issues — including an expansion of a controversial school vouchers program — into a single bill that passed in the waning hours of the 2014 legislative session.
A Florida judge ordered congressional districts to be redrawn after ruling that the Florida Legislature illegally drew them.
Florida State receiver Jesus Wilson faces a felony charge of third-degree grand theft motor.
A Leon County judge on Thursday questioned attorneys on both sides of a case challenging a 2013 law that allows Florida elected officials to use so-called “blind trusts” to shield their financial assets.
Closing arguments are expected Wednesday in a high-stakes trial that could define the boundaries of the state’s congressional districts and the effectiveness of the anti-gerrymandering Fair Districts constitutional amendments.
(CBSMiami/News Service of Florida) – An appeals court ruled Thursday that a political consultant’s documents about the redistricting process could remain sealed, potentially throwing a wrench into the case of a coalition of voting-rights organizations […]
Florida State University may still be riding high after the BCS win, but tough times could be ahead for the school and its star quarterback.
The University of South Florida researchers who received a permit to exhume the long-buried bodies of boys at the Arthur G. Dozier School for Boys, a former “high risk” reform school in Marianna, will begin excavation Saturday.