News Service of Florida
After lawmakers failed last month to agree on a congressional redistricting plan, the Florida Supreme Court on Friday sent the issue back to a circuit judge who will try to piece together a map that meets constitutional requirements.
Overall consumer confidence across Florida grew slightly from July to August, but those numbers may not reflect the recent crash in Wall Street, according to a report released by the University of Florida on Monday.
Florida Governor Rick Scott is seeking a federal major disaster declaration for various counties hit by severe weather.
Florida Governor Rick Scott’s approval rating among Florida voters has gone up substantially from earlier this summer.
Senate leaders crafting new districts for the chamber in 2012 held confidential meetings to discuss maps with lawmakers before the maps were made public, while at the same time boasting about “the most open and transparent redistricting process in Florida’s history,” according to court documents.
A West Palm Beach hospital is closing its infant heart surgery program following media reports on a series of deaths.
Lobbying firm Southern Strategy Group reported collecting at least $1 million from April 1st to June 30th, according to state website.
A new plan that would allow Florida Power & Light to invest ratepayer money for natural-gas drilling projects may be facing a Supreme court fight.
Amendments to a proposed map of Florida’s congressional districts were revealed Wednesday, just a day before hearings in the House and Senate on the matter.
A firm led by prominent lobbyist Ron Book reported earning $1 million for legislative work during this year’s second quarter.