Florida’s record $77.1 billion, election-year budget went to the governor Tuesday along with 21 other bills, including a proposal to increase highway speeds that is expected to be vetoed.
The Florida Department of Children and Families has appointed its first statewide fatality-prevention specialist, a position created by the department’s new interim secretary, Mike Carroll, earlier this month.
The Florida House passed a plethora of tax cuts Thursday that includes multiple sales tax holidays in the coming year. The bill will reduce the state revenue by $100 million and complete Governor Rick Scott’s election year plan of $500 million in tax cuts.
Governor Rick Scott blasted the Florida Highway Patrol Friday after media reports raised questions about the possibility that bonuses for troopers were tied to how many tickets they write, according to the News Service of Florida.
The near constant war between Democrats and Republicans continues in Florida with the Florida Democratic Party accusing Governor Rick Scott’s campaign of breaking campaign finance laws by shifting millions of dollars between groups.
Play has resumed at the Cadillac Championship after heavy thunderstorms roared through the area Thursday afternoon.
He’s still the biggest draw on the PGA Tour, but age and injuries seem to be getting the best of Tiger Woods ahead of the Cadillac Championship in Doral this week.
Governor Rick Scott and Senator Marco Rubio made their way to Doral Friday where protesters rallied for change in their country to speak to the leaders of the Miami-Venex Democratic Unity Roundtable.
In an election year nothing sells quite as well as tax cuts and with a tough gubernatorial election ahead this year, Governor Rick Scott released his 2015 budget that will target millions in tax cuts among other programs.
Governor Rick Scott will ask state legislators for more money for public schools this year, though it’s less than half of what he asked for last year.