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.
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.
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.
High Court To Hear Gay Marriage Cases In AprilSupreme Court justices said they will decide if same-sex couples around the nation will have the right to marry under the Constitution.
Gay Marriage Another Win In Legal Career Fighting Status QuoBill Sheppard and his wife Betsy White spent seven hours on the road Saturday to watch their clients tie the knot at a small, poolside ceremony in the rural Panhandle community of Chipley.
Gay Marriage Another Win In Legal Career Fighting Status QuoBill Sheppard and his wife Betsy White spent seven hours on the road Saturday to watch their clients tie the knot at a small, poolside ceremony in the rural Panhandle community of Chipley.
Florida Gov. Won't Explain Shakeup At State Police AgencyAs questions remain about why Governor Rick Scott shook up the Florida Department of Law Enforcement, a new department leader was voted in on Tuesday.
Unfinished Business Remains For Cabinet MembersMembers of the Florida Cabinet addressed unfinished business Tuesday after joining Gov. Rick Scott in being sworn in for their second terms.
Gov. Scott Sworn In For Second TermGovernor Rick Scott was sworn in for a second term shortly after noon Tuesday, beginning a new four years in office that in some ways brings as many questions as the first.
Judge Orders State Response On Same-Sex Marriage LicensesA 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.
Florida Clerks Won't Give Gays Marriage LicensesAn 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.
Clerks Group Defends Legal Stance On Gay MarriageA group representing Florida's court clerks said on Tuesday that counties statewide should not start issuing marriage licenses January 6th to same-sex couples.
Police Officer Shot And Killed In Tarpon SpringsPolice are investigating the shooting death of one of their own Sunday.
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.