The News Service Of Florida
The 2014 legislative session saw major gains for juvenile justice issues in Florida while also seeking to bolster the independence of foster children.
Nobody in the Capitol, it seems, wants minors to buy electronic cigarettes. But an effort to ban sales of the trendy nicotine-delivery tubes to people under 18 has run into controversy in the state House.
Lawmakers will consider a plan this spring that would fund the state’s 12 universities based in part on performance, a move that could see some universities lose money and others gain it.
A Democrat from Weston is declaring herself the first person to challenge Governor Rick Scott in the 2014 gubernatorial race.
A 12th state university in Florida may be on the horizon after the Board of Governors approved a set of benchmarks Wednesday night.
Some environmentalists expressed optimism Friday at a proposal by Gov. Rick Scott aimed at trying to resolve a years-long dispute over restoring the Everglades, despite the state’s assertion that it needs several more years to get the ecosystem clean.
Students, get ready to shell out more for a college education in the state of Florida.
Governor Scott’s campaign promise to sell the state’s planes to fill some of the Sunshine State’s massive budget deficit may have been popular with voters, but one lawmaker says it was illegal.