The News Service Of Florida
Amid a battle over hospital funding, a panel created by Florida Governor Rick Scott will meet next week at the Capitol.
The Senate is set to take up a controversial health expansion plan during a special legislative session next month.
Two Florida prison guards are under arrest, accused of beating an inmate at a Florida prison earlier this year.
A Senate committee is expected to take up the medical marijuana industry next week.
A new proposal filed Tuesday would require a vote every 10 years on whether local hospital districts should be allowed to continue taxing residents.
Jonathan Steverson, who for the past two years has overseen one of the state’s five water-management districts, will head the Florida Department of Environmental Protection as Gov. Rick Scott begins a second term.
A newly filed bill would allow people to carry concealed weapons on state college and university campuses.
A couple, who had been in a long-term relationship, have gone to court over a $1 million winning lottery ticket dispute. On Thursday the Florida Supreme Court heard the arguments on how to possibly distribute the winnings.
Gov. Rick Scott and former Gov. Charlie Crist spent Friday scrambling to persuade voters besieged by negative ads to head to the polls as the final full week of campaigning came to a close.
During the gubernatorial debate Wednesday, Florida Governor Rick Scott said child protection has improved under his watch especially compared to that of his opponent former Governor Charlie Crist.