Attorney: Gov. Scott Got ‘Bad Advice’ On Public Records LawGov. Rick Scott, a Tallahassee attorney says, was a “novice politician” who received “bad advice” that led him to ignore the state’s public records law.
Florida Starts Price Gouging Hotline Amid State Of EmergencyWith parts of Florida in a state of emergency due to severe weather and flooding, Attorney General Pam Bondi started a price gouging hotline for people in counties affected.
TB Hospital Buyer Seeks Refund Over Land EstimateA development company that acquired the site of the former A.G. Holley state tuberculosis hospital last year in Palm Beach County wants a $1.29 million refund from the state because the property has less land than advertised.
State Ends Appeal In Same-Sex Marriage Case Florida dismissed an appeal in a legal battle over same-sex marriage, three weeks after the U.S. Supreme Court ruled same-sex couples have the right to marry.
Another Proposal Heats Up Solar Energy Ballot FightA new "pro solar-energy" coalition will push for its own ballot initiative as a way to counter a separate group's proposed constitutional amendment to expand the use of solar energy in Florida.
Judge Considers Challenge To Abortion Waiting PeriodA Leon County circuit judge is considering a challenge to a law that would require women to wait 24 hours before having an abortion. All this just days before the law is set to take effect.
Appeals Court Tosses Out Key Workers Comp RulingA South Florida appeals court Wednesday overturned a circuit judge's constitutional ruling that threatened a major underpinning of the state's workers-compensation insurance system.
Florida House Votes To Keep Low Health Insurance PremiumsA bill passed by the Florida House means thousands of state workers will continue to pay low health insurance premiums.
AG Pam Bondi Wants To Warn Parents About FlakkaAs many students greet another summer, Florida’s attorney general wants to warn parents about flakka—a synthetic drug which is growing in popularity.
Interim Chiefs Of DEP, FDLE File To Make Jobs PermanentThe interim leaders of the Florida Department of Environmental Protection and the Florida Department of Law Enforcement both want to make their jobs permanent.
Appeals Court Backs Divorce For Same-Sex CoupleRejecting arguments by Attorney General Pam Bondi’s office, an appeals court Friday ruled that a same-sex couple married in Massachusetts can get a divorce in Florida.
Atwater Won't Run For U.S. Senate SeatFlorida Chief Financial Officer Jeff Atwater surprised the state's political establishment Saturday, announcing he will not pursue a U.S. Senate seat expected to open up if Sen. Marco Rubio runs for president.
Florida Prison Workers Accused Of Plotting To Kill InmateThree current and former prison employees were members of the Ku Klux Klan who planned to kill a former inmate who is black, according to Florida officials.
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.
'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.