Opponents Say State's Clean Water Proposal Isn't Good EnoughMore than two years in the making, the House and Senate will take up a statewide water-policy proposal after the 2016 legislative session goes through its opening rituals.
Safley Brings Focus On Child Hunger, Poverty To Food-Bank PostThe new chief of Florida's food banks, Robin Safley, is a former top state agriculture official who has led efforts to bolster nutrition programs for schoolchildren.
State Faces Second Challenge On 'Amendment 1' SpendingA Gainesville-based environmental group has launched a second legal challenge to how lawmakers carried out a constitutional amendment that requires spending on land acquisition and preservation.
Cab Companies Launch Insurance Challenge In Uber WarTaxicab companies in Broward County and Tallahassee filed their second lawsuit against the state in as many days, this time accusing app-based transportation services like Uber and Lyft of operating without proper insurance in Florida.
Florida's Citrus Dept. Has New Leader After Chief's ArrestFlorida's Department of Citrus has a new leader.
Gov. Scott Approved Anti-Trafficking Measure, Vetoes Three Bills Florida Governor Rick Scott approved an anti-trafficking measure among other items as well as vetoed three bills on Tuesday.
Concealed Weapons Applicants Can Get Live Chat HelpOnline help is now being offered to Florida residents who have a concealed weapon license.
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.
Florida Sees Surge In Holiday Gun ShoppingFlorida gun dealers saw a sharp increase in sales as shoppers flooded stores the day after Thanksgiving.
Credit Card Skimmer Found Inside Gas PumpA state worker doing an inspection at a Boynton Beach gas station found a credit card skimmer inside one of the pumps.
'Pot Trucks' On Tap In Florida? Health regulators have proposed a revised rule which could allow Florida pot dispensers to truck their products to the patients.