U.S. Supreme Court

Gay-Marriage

Judge Orders State Response On Same-Sex Marriage Licenses

A federal judge Wednesday ordered the state to respond by Monday in an increasingly heated legal debate about whether county clerks should begin issuing marriage licenses to same-sex couples on Jan. 6.

12/24/2014

Gay-Marriage

Florida Clerks Won’t Give Gays Marriage Licenses

An Associated Press survey has revealed most of Florida’s 67 clerks of court don’t plan to issue marriage licenses to gay couples on January 6th.

12/24/2014

Gay-Marriage

Clerks Group Defends Legal Stance On Gay Marriage

A group representing Florida’s court clerks said on Tuesday that counties statewide should not start issuing marriage licenses January 6th to same-sex couples.

12/23/2014

Gay-Marriage

Legal Fights Loom Over Same Sex Marriage Licenses

With the U.S. Supreme Court clearing the way for same-sex marriages to start January 6th, 2015 in Florida, gay-rights groups Monday vowed continuing legal fights if county clerks do not issue marriage licenses.

12/22/2014

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

Florida Money

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

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