Scott, Crist Push Turnout In Key AreasGov. Rick Scott and former Gov. Charlie Crist spent Friday scrambling to persuade voters besieged by negative ads to head to the polls as the final full week of campaigning came to a close.
House Cuts Proposed Raise For State WorkersState workers who were looking forward to a proposed $1,400 pay increase may have to do with less.
Panel Passes Pill Mill Bill Without Key Proposal A modified bill designed to crack down on pill mills and ‘doctor shopping’ in the state passed a House panel on Tuesday with an important key proposal left off.
State Workers May Find Vacation Perk CutLooking to reduce their financial liability, the state may cut the amount of vacation and sick time rank and file employees can accrue from one year to the next.
Citizens Stalls Plans For New-Policy Rate HikeA plan to raise rates for new policies issued by Citizens Insurance died Thursday for the short term, but the Citizens board asked its staff to create plan for doing that in 2013.
Senate Prison Privatization Bill Voted DownThe Florida Senate voted down a bill Tuesday which would have privatized about 30 prisons in the southern part of the state.
Florida's Workforce Boards Under InvestigationThe two dozen regional workforce boards around the state tasked with getting laid off Floridians back to work are being investigated by the U.S. Department of Labor as to whether they improperly awarded contracts to companies tied to agency board members.