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Florida Governor Rick Scott attends a road expansion event at the Casa Maiz restaurant as he fields questions from reporters about climate change on March 9, 2015 in Hialeah, Florida. Recent reports indicate that the Florida governor allegedly issued orders for certain state agencies to not to use the term 'climate change' or 'global warming' in any official communications, emails, or reports. (Source: Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Florida Gov. Scott At Odds Again With Fellow Republicans

Just six months ago, Gov. Rick Scott stood onstage outside the state Capitol basking in his hard-fought victory as he began his second term.

07/26/2015

Florida Capitol Complex (Source: dms.myflorida.com)

Florida Legislature To Redraw Congressional Lines In Aug.

A nearly two-week special session is going to be held in August so that the Florida Legislature can draw up new congressional districts.

07/20/2015

Florida Capitol Complex (Source: dms.myflorida.com)

Redistricting Hearings Requested, Turned Down

Facing political uncertainty after a Supreme Court ruling, 15 U.S. House members sent a letter this week to Florida legislative leaders calling for redistricting hearings across the state.

07/17/2015

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Florida Supreme Court Denies Bar Dues Hike For Legal Aid

Lawyers pushing for more money for legal aid to the poor will have to look elsewhere after the Florida Supreme Court rejected a proposed dues increase for Florida Bar members.

07/12/2015

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Court Rules Against Damage Caps For Medical Malpractice

A Florida court has ruled that caps on certain damages in medical malpractice lawsuits do not apply in personal injury cases.

07/05/2015

Lethal injection gurney on Florida's death row. (Source: Florida Department of Corrections)

Justices Uphold Use Of Drug Implicated In Botched Executions

The Supreme Court, on Monday, upheld the use of a controversial drug in lethal-injections executions—even as two dissenting justices said for the first time they think it’s “highly likely” the death penalty itself is unconstitutional.

06/29/2015

<> on January 6, 2015 in Miami, Florida.

Supreme Court Overturns Ban On Same-Sex Marriage

South Florida same sex couples who are, or get, married will now have that marriage recognized by every state in the union.

06/26/2015

2016 Presidential Hopeful Marco Rubio (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Rubio Disagrees With High Court Ruling On Health Law

Republican presidential candidate Marco Rubio says the U.S. Supreme Court decisions on a key provision of the President’s health care law and state bans on gay marriage should not be the final word on either issue.

06/25/2015

Florida Capitol Complex (Source: dms.myflorida.com)

Appeals Court Tosses Out Key Workers Comp Ruling

A South Florida appeals court Wednesday overturned a circuit judge’s constitutional ruling that threatened a major underpinning of the state’s workers-compensation insurance system.

06/24/2015

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Supreme Court To Decide On Dade Woman’s Frozen Assets

The U.S. Supreme Court has decided to review the case of a Miami-Dade woman who had her untainted assets frozen by the government.

06/08/2015

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