Gambling Deal Goes To Gov. Ron DeSantisJust a day after lawmakers gave final approval, Gov. Ron DeSantis on Thursday formally received a bill that would carry out a 30-year gambling deal with the Seminole Tribe of Florida.
Florida Atty. Gen. Ashley Moody Appeals After Immigration RulingFlorida Attorney General Ashley Moody has launched an appeal after a federal judge refused to block immigration-enforcement moves by President Joe Biden’s administration.
Florida Gambling Bill Could Turn Out Lights On Jai Alai, Harness RacingHarness racing, quarter-horse racing, and jai alai could become part of Florida's history after lawmakers passed a bill Wednesday that would make changes in the pari-mutuel industry.
State's 30-Year Gambling Deal Gives Seminole Tribe Exclusive Rights To Sports BettingFlorida lawmakers are on their way home after approving a massive, 30-year gaming compact with the Seminole Tribe of Florida.
Florida Gambling Deal Gets Final Approval From HouseThe Florida House has given final approval to a gambling deal with the Seminole Tribe of Florida that would include allowing sports betting in the state.
Val Demings Planning To Challenge Marco Rubio For Senate SeatIn an effort to give Democrats a boost in a competitive 2022 race that could decide control of the Senate, Rep. Val Demings is planning to challenge Sen. Marco Rubio.
Florida Lawmakers Won't 'Mess With Bingo'A proposal that would have allowed pari-mutuel facilities to offer bingo games stalled Monday in a Senate committee.
Rep. Matt Gaetz Associate Joel Greenberg Pleads Guilty To Sex Trafficking ChargesFormer Seminole County tax collector Joel Greenberg, a key figure in the federal investigation of Florida Republican Rep. Matt Gaetz, pleaded guilty Monday to six federal charges and agreed to cooperate with prosecutors as part of a plea deal.
Florida Lawmakers Begin Special Session On Gambling As Seminole Tribe Tries To Ease Concerns About DealAs lawmakers prepare to decide whether to approve a $2.5 billion gambling deal with the Seminole Tribe of Florida, the tribe is trying to calm concerns about part of the agreement that could open the door to the legalization of online betting in the state.
Florida Rep. Matt Gaetz Associate, Joel Greenberg, Strikes Deal To Plead Guilty, Cooperate With ProsecutorsEx-Florida tax collector Joel Greenberg, a key figure in the federal investigation of Republican Rep. Matt Gaetz, Has struck a deal with federal prosecutors to greatly reduce his criminal case and plans to help investigators in their sprawling investigation that includes a sex trafficking probe.
Florida Gambling Measures Emerge For Special SessionWith lawmakers preparing to gather Monday to start a special session, the Senate and House on Friday released bills that would overhaul Florida’s gambling industry, including joining other states in allowing sports betting.
Florida Rep. Matt Gaetz Associate, Joel Greenberg, Expected To Plead Guilty, Cooperate With ProsecutorsEx-Florida tax collector Joel Greenberg, a key figure in the federal investigation of Republican Rep. Matt Gaetz, is expected to plead guilty in federal court, according to a new filing Thursday.
Gov. Ron DeSantis Signs 'Alcohol To Go' Into LawGov. Ron DeSantis signed into law Thursday a bill that makes permanent a popular COVID-19 emergency order allowing restaurants to sell alcoholic drinks with take-home meals.
Alina Hudak Sworn In As First Female City Manager Of Miami BeachIt's a historic first for the city of Miami Beach. On Wednesday, the city swore in its first female city manager, Alina Hudak.
Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis Signs Controversial School Vouchers Billaying the state is blowing up “tired old narratives,” Gov. Ron DeSantis on Tuesday signed a measure designed to lead to a major expansion of school vouchers but some lawmakers and the United Teachers of Dade fiercely oppose the measure.