Report: Artiles Hired Playboy, Hooters Models As ConsultantsA newspaper is reporting that the Florida senator who resigned this week after using a racial slur hired a former Hooters "calendar girl" and a Playboy model with no political experience to be consultants for his political action committee last year.
Sen. Frank Artiles Resigns Over Racist RemarksAn alcohol-fueled obscenity and racial slur-laced tirade cost a Miami senator his job.
Senator Learns There's No Inoffensive Way To Say N-WordA Miami senator is learning the hard way that there is no inoffensive way to say the "n-word."
Dade Democrats Call For Artiles Resignation Following Racist RemarksArguing that there is never an excuse for racism or misogyny, Miami-Dade's Democratic Party is demanding the resignation of Miami Senator Frank Artiles.
'I Ask For Your Forgiveness': Sen. Artiles On Derogatory Remarks, Racial SlurMiami Sen. Frank Artiles publicly apologized Wednesday morning for a tirade at a club that included making derogatory comments about a fellow senator and using a racial slur.
Sen. Artiles Under Fire For Using Racial Slur While Talking To African-American ColleaguesA Republican senator from Miami is under fire for using a racial slur while talking to two African-American colleagues in Tallahassee.
Lawmakers Look To Curb Unemployment FraudA House panel on Monday unanimously approved a measure aimed at cracking down on unemployment fraud based on identity theft --- a practice lawmakers say is spiraling out of control.
House Panel Approves Turning Off Red Light CamerasA House committee has approved a bill that would bar local governments from using red-light cameras to cite motorists who don't properly stop at intersections.
Lawmaker Calls For End To 'Wet Foot, Dry Foot'The Cuban Adjustment Act of 1966, also known as the "wet foot, dry foot" policy, could come to an end if a Miami Republican gets his way.
At Budget Impasse, House Adjourns EarlyHaving reached a budget impasse with their Senate counterparts, the state's House has adjourned three days early.
Florida Public Bathroom Bill Upsets Transgender People A newly passed bill may limit transgender men and women wanting to use a certain bathroom.