Third-Grade Promotion Ruling Spells Trouble For StateA judge declined to immediately order that students in a potentially precedent-setting lawsuit be promoted from third to fourth grade.
Gov. Scott Holds Zika Roundtable On Miami BeachAs the battle to contain the spread of the Zika virus continues in South Florida, Governor Rick Scott held a roundtable discussion with health officials and politicians on Friday.
Residents, Businesses Caught Between Political Fight Over ZikaNot only do the mosquitoes sting, but so are Wynwood business owners as they sit caught in the middle of a political fiasco between state and local leaders.
Trump Asked Florida Gov. Scott To Appoint Attorney To Bench Donald Trump who's bragged about his influence over politicians, reportedly urged Governor Rick Scott to give a judgeship to a Florida attorney whose work appears at odds with Trump's hard-line stance on immigration.
Gov. Scott: $5M More For Zika Fight In Miami-DadeMiami-Dade County is getting $5 million more in the fight against the spread of the Zika virus, Florida Gov. Rick Scott said Monday.
Judge Weighs Third-Grade Policy After Contentious HearingA state judge is weighing a decision that could shake Florida's education-accountability system following a marathon hearing.
State's Jobless Numbers Hold SteadyFewer Floridians were working in July than in June, but the state's jobless rate remained unchanged during the first full month of summer.
Governor, Miami Beach Mayor Not On Same Page Concerning Zika InfoMiami Beach Mayor Phillip Levine insists mosquito control crews are working long and hard to remove the threat.
Florida Governor: 5 Cases Of Zika On Miami Beach One day after his office denied there were any confirmed cases of the Zika virus that were contracted on Miami Beach, Governor Rick Scott held a press conference Friday to announce that five cases have been confirmed in the city.
Judge Definitively Blocks Florida Abortion LawA federal judge issued a permanent injunction against a new Florida abortion law.
State, School Boards Look To Move Testing CaseJudge sets hearing to consider whether lawsuit challenging the state's third-grade retention policies should be decided by a federal court.
State Hits Record Tourism NumbersGovernor Rick Scott is expected to announce a bump in the tourism numbers during a stop in Ft. Myers on Friday.