News Service of Florida
An alcohol measure that would allow shoppers to pick up fifths of alcohol in grocery stores passed its first hurdle in the House Wednesday but not without objection from Florida’s largest grocer.
Florida’s Supreme Court on Tuesday halted the February 26th execution of a convicted killer until the U.S. Supreme Court can rule on a lethal injection drug.
Online voter-registration could be coming as soon thanks to a proposal filed by a South Florida senator.
The New Year began with a momentous occasion for many same-sex couples in Florida after a federal judge cleared the way for marriage.
Moving quickly after the Florida Supreme Court ordered a new trial for a man convicted of sexually abusing his stepdaughter, a state lawmaker Friday filed a bill that would allow secretly recorded conversations to be used as evidence in such cases.
Taxpayers are on the hook for at least $307,000 — and perhaps much more — to cover legal expenses in Gov. Rick Scott’s repeated failed efforts to convince courts that a onetime campaign pledge to drug-test welfare recipients is constitutional.
As he gets ready to start a second term, Gov. Rick Scott will have to choose leaders for the Florida Department of Children and Families and the Department of Juvenile Justice.
Decade-old voting equipment is quickly aging in nearly half the state’s counties, and there has been a struggle at the local level to secure money to cover the replacement costs.
About $3 million voters cast their ballots in Florida before election day.
Tom Slade — a hard-drinking, seafaring tactician who steered Republicans to political dominance in Florida — died Monday in Orange Park at age 78 from complications associated with heart failure.