Florida Judge Weighs Challenge By Democrats To Order Of Candidates On BallotFlorida Democrats are seeking to do away with a decades-old law that requires candidates who are of the same party as the governor to appear first on the ballot.
Florida Governor Ron DeSantis Signs Bill To Change Environmental EnforcementGov. Ron DeSantis signed into law Tuesday a measure that will shift 19 law enforcement officers focused on environmental crimes from the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission to the Department of Environmental Protection.
Official Tells Florida Democrats To Expect Recount In 2020The new voter protection director for Florida Democrats told party activists on Saturday that they should assume there will be a recount during next year's presidential election.
Florida Bar Won't Dismiss Complaint Over Matt Gaetz Tweet To Michael CohenThe Florida Bar disciplinary investigation will continue into a tweet sent by Republican U.S. Rep. Matt Gaetz about President Donald Trump's former lawyer, Michael Cohen.
Scooter Regulation Debate Headed To Florida House FloorWith the industry described by one lobbyist as being in its “infancy,” the full House could take up controversial bill that would limit the ability of cities and counties to regulate scooter sharing services.
Report: Rep. Alcee Hastings' Sexual Misconduct Case Settled For $220K In Taxpayer MoneyA Washington, D.C. news outlet is reporting South Florida Congressman Alcee Hastings was accused of sexual misconduct several years ago.
Ex-US Rep. Brown Gets 5-Year Prison Sentence In Fraud CaseFormer U.S. Rep. Corrine Brown was sentenced in Jacksonville Monday to five years in prison for fraud and lying on her tax returns.
Gwen Graham Joins Battle For GovernorshipGwen Graham, the daughter of Bob Graham, with be running in 2018 to become Florida’s next governor.
Negron Orders Sexual Harassment Probe Of Budget ChiefSenate President Joe Negron has ordered a probe into allegations that Jack Latvala sexually harassed legislative staff and lobbyists.
South Florida Nursery Gets Marijuana LicenseState health officials have agreed to grant a coveted medical-marijuana license to a Homestead-based grower.
Court Backs Scott On Emergency RulesAn appeals court gave a victory to Gov. Rick Scott in one part of a legal battle about emergency rules on generators at nursing homes.
Veterans' Agency Hopes To Avoid Budget CutsThe executive director for Florida Department of Veterans' Affairs hopes to avoid budget cuts or face closing nursing home.
$50 Million Sought To Tackle Opioid EpidemicSkyrocketing numbers of overdoses. Burned-out first responders. Families torn apart.
Hurricane Costs Take Toll On State BudgetHurricane recovery efforts have already cost the state budget more than $141 million and are likely to increase.
Senate Committees Poised To Look At Storm-Related Issues In Aftermath Of IrmaSeveral Senate committees will begin looking at storm-related issues in the aftermath of Hurricane Irma.