Putnam Urges Floridians To Have A "Wildfire Action" Plan Agriculture Commissioner Adam Putnam is urging Floridians to develop "wildfire action" plans citing more than 30 active wildfires.
Florida's Citrus Dept. Has New Leader After Chief's ArrestFlorida's Department of Citrus has a new leader.
Sweep Of Florida Gas Stations Finds Skimmers At PumpsA sweeps of some Florida gas stations found some patrons may have had their credit card information stolen, especially in South Florida.
Senate Proposes Money To Fight Citrus Disease, Land SnailsThe House and Senate have a slight budget gap dealing with the state’s fight against Giant African Land Snails, but a sizable chasm is ahead in funding to slow a disease infecting Florida’s orange crop.
House Proposes $17.9 Million To Combat Citrus DiseaseThe fight against a disease infecting Florida's oranges would get a hefty boost from a House spending proposal.
Scott, Cabinet Set New Agency Oversight GuidelinesA trio of agency heads whose necks have been on the governor's chopping block earned a couple of extra months stay on Tuesday.
Disease Continues To Squeeze Florida Orange ForecastAlready forecast to be lower than last year's yield, citrus greening has dropped this season's orange production prediction even further.
'Let's Get To Work' Keeps WorkingIt's been four months since Gov. Rick Scott cruised back into office, but to some it might appear that the campaign isn't over yet.
U.S. Sugar Land Buy A Tough Sell Among LawmakersA Senate-commissioned study could give hope to people who want the state to use a large chunk of voter-approved money for water and land projects to buy U.S. Sugar land in the Everglades before an October deadline.
Media, Open-Government Groups Seek Answers On Bailey OusterGovernor Rick Scott is getting pressure from media organizations and open-government advocates who filed a lawsuit over the ouster of Florida's top cop.
Scott Disputes That FDLE Leader Faced Immediate OusterGov. Rick Scott's office continued pushing back Monday against claims his staff forced longtime Florida Department of Law Enforcement Commissioner Gerald Bailey to resign immediately in December.
Dean Proposes Putting Conservation Money In One PotMoney that Florida voters want to use for land and water conservation efforts would go into a single trust fund under a new Senate proposal, but lawmakers are still weeks away from deciding how they will use the money.
Gov. Scott Responds To Former FDLE Leader’s CommentsGov. Rick Scott contends that the former Florida Department of Law Enforcement commissioner “resigned” on his own terms – and he is sticking to it.
Putnam: 'Think Big, Act Boldly' On Water, LandFlorida lawmakers, who received a directive from voters in November to increase spending to protect water sources and sensitive lands, were told to "think big and act boldly" by the state agriculture commissioner on Thursday.
Cabinet May Seek Investigation Into FDLE Leader's ExitAgriculture Commissioner Adam Putnam and state Chief Financial Officer Jeff Atwater said Thursday they're open to discussing at the next Cabinet meeting the need for an investigation into the departure of Florida's top law-enforcement official.