A bill filed in the state House would make it illegal to smoke in a vehicle is there is a minor along for the ride.
The president of a Florida tea party group died in a car accident in Marion County. Stephen Hunter, 70, headed the Ocala Tea Party or Tea Party Solutions for the last several years.
The final go ahead for a Walmart in Midtown is expected to be voted on Thursday by the Miami commission.
Former Florida Governor Charlie Crist currently enjoys a seven-point lead over incumbent Republican Governor Rick Scott in the 2014 gubernatorial race, according to a new Quinnipiac University poll.
Florida Republican Rep. Henry “Trey” Radel said Wednesday he was taking a leave of absence from Congress and donating his salary to charity after pleading guilty to a misdemeanor charge of cocaine possession and receiving a sentence of a year’s probation.
In an effort to distance himself from the growing isolationist wing in his party, Republican Sen. Marco Rubio advocated “decisive” diplomacy and foreign aid, rather than military power, in a speech Wednesday at the conservative American Enterprise Institute in Washington.
Keon Hardemon, scion of one of Liberty City’s most politically active families, was elected Tuesday as the youngest member of the Miami City Commission since districts were created almost two decades ago.
After months of playing coy, U.S. Sen. Bill Nelson for the first time on Tuesday publicly acknowledged he is keeping open the option of running for governor.
Broward County has a new Mayor and Vice-Mayor. In a unanimous vote on Tuesday, the commission tapped Commissioner Barbara Sharief to be the new mayor.
Voters on Miami Beach will make their final decision Tuesday on who will serve in three seats on the city commission. Miami voters will also decide who will take over for city commissioner Michelle Spence-Jones.