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Florida Governor Rick Scott (Source: Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Scott, State Workers Still At Odds Over Drug Testing

With more than $650,000 in legal fees spent, Florida Governor Rick Scott will not stop pushing for required drug testing for state workers and welfare program applicants.

12/17/2014

File photo of a person at a same-sex marriage rally. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Clerks Advised To Say ‘No’ To Gay Marriage, For Now

Amid a court’s ruling declaring Florida’s ban on same-sex marriage unconstitutional, clerks are being advised to say no to gay marriage for now.

12/16/2014

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Taxpayer Tab Mounts In Welfare Drug-Test Legal Fight

Taxpayers are on the hook for at least $307,000 — and perhaps much more — to cover legal expenses in Gov. Rick Scott’s repeated failed efforts to convince courts that a onetime campaign pledge to drug-test welfare recipients is constitutional.

12/08/2014

File photo of a person at a same-sex marriage rally. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Appeals Court Denies To Stop Florida Same Sex Marriages

Same sex marriage is one step closer to becoming reality in Florida.

12/03/2014

Computer (Source: CBS)

GOP Consultants Want To Delay Release Of Documents

A series of emails and documents could expose the role that Republican consultants played in drawing new congressional districts. But a Gainesville-based political consultant doesn’t want to take that chance and asked the Florida Supreme Court Tuesday to delay the release of the documents.

11/18/2014

Execution Chamber on Florida's Death Row as seen by witnesses. (Source: Florida Department of Corrections)

Man Executed For Wife, Stepdaughter’s Slaying

A Florida man convicted of killing his wife and 10-year old stepdaughter in 1992 was executed Thursday evening.

11/13/2014

Gavel (Source: AP)

Supreme Court Ponders Life Sentences For Juveniles

Florida Supreme Court judges heard arguments on Thursday in the debate over sentencing juveniles who have been convicted of first-degree murder.

11/06/2014

File photo of a person at a same-sex marriage rally. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

US Judge Won’t Lift Stay In Florida Gay Marriage

A Florida Federal Judge says he will not lift a stay of his ruling in connection to a lawsuit that challenges the state’s ban on same-sex marriage.

11/05/2014

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Florida Asks Court To Keep Marriage Ban In Place

Florida Attorney General Pam Bondi is asking a federal judge to keep the state’s ban on gay marriage in place despite a recent U.S. Supreme Court decision.

10/24/2014

The U.S. Supreme Court building June 27, 2012 in Washington, DC.  (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

U.S. Supreme Court Sides Condemned Inmate On IQ Issue

A man on Florida’s Death Row for a 1981 murder in Palm Beach County won a legal round this week.

10/07/2014

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