Confederate Flag Flap Renews Old HopeThe flap over Confederate flags now sweeping the nation is stirring in the Florida Panhandle, where folks who failed to get the controversial banner removed more than a decade ago have revived their efforts.
Scott Calls For Hospitals To Share ProfitsGov. Rick Scott said Friday that, like Major League Baseball teams, hospitals should share profits if the federal government refuses to authorize $2.2 billion in health-care spending.
Super Tuesday, Florida Style
Florida Democrats Review Dismal Year, Plan For FutureFlorida Democrats are now trying to come up with a new game plan after they had a bad election year.
Elections Panel Tosses Complaints About Crist, ScottAllegations of financial misconduct by the states two leading candidates for governor have been tossed out by Florida's election commission. Since March, supporters of both former Gov. Charlie Crist and Gov. Rick Scott have filed a long list of complaints which dealt with alleged election law violations.
Democrats Focus On Governor's Race, Rebuilding There are four statewide offices on November's ballot, and the Florida Democratic Party is essentially conceding two of them.
Gov. Scott Signs Instate Tuition Bill Amid Political SparringWith Hispanic voters likely to play a key role in the 2014 elections, Gov. Rick Scott signed a bill Monday allowing some undocumented immigrants to pay in-state tuition rates at Florida's public colleges and universities.
Record Florida Budget Lands On Scott's Desk Florida's record $77.1 billion, election-year budget went to the governor Tuesday along with 21 other bills, including a proposal to increase highway speeds that is expected to be vetoed.
State Dems Say Gov. Scott Campaign Broke Fundraising Law The head of the state’s Democratic Party is contending that Florida’s Republican Governor’s campaign broke the state’s finance laws.
Former Democratic Leader Charlie Whitehead Dies The former chairman of the Florida Democratic Party Charlie Whitehead died overnight.
Dems Criticize Gov. Scott Over Troubled Unemployment WebsiteFlorida Democrats have criticized Gov. Rick Scott for failing to provide leadership or take ownership over the state's troubled $63 million unemployment website.
Facing S. Florida: Florida Dems Talk About Future Florida Democrats gathered in Hollywood Saturday evening for their annual Jefferson Jackson dinner.
Dems Criticize Gov. Scott During Annual Dinner Florida Democrats gathered in Hollywood Saturday evening for their annual Jefferson Jackson dinner. During the fundraiser, Sen. Bill Nelson, congresswoman and Democratic National Committee Chairwoman Debbie Wasserman Schultz and state party Chairwoman Allison Tant criticized Gov. Rick Scott for his changing positions on Medicaid expansion, cutting education spending his first year in office and cutting early voting days two years ago before restoring them this year.
Senate Rejects "Parent Trigger" Bill For Second YearA measure which would have given parents a voice in how to turn around a failing school has failed again in the Senate.
Tant Elected New Chair Of Florida Democratic Party Allison Tant, a long-time party fundraiser for the Florida Democratic Party, is now the party's new chairwoman.