More Oversight Planned After Improper University SpendingThe funds have come under extra scrutiny after a state audit determined in August that UCF had improperly used $38 million in state funding to construct a campus building.
Florida Gets Almost $62M For Opioid FightFlorida has been awarded $61.7 million to help fight opioid addiction, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services announced Wednesday.
Senate Removes Long-Term Funding From Ambitious Springs Plan The Senate has drained a recurring pool of money from a measure intended to provide long term protection and management of the state's endangered natural springs.
Weatherford: No New Stadium 'Checks' This Year House Speaker Will Weatherford, R-Wesley Chapel, indicated Wednesday he's not in favor of the state setting aside money for any professional-sports stadium projects this year, after also opposing a high-profile effort in 2013 to direct tax dollars to improvements at the home of the Miami Dolphins.
Broward Sheriff Wants A $94 Million Funding IncreaseBroward's new sheriff, with his hat in hand, visited the County Commission on Tuesday.
Special Election Canceled After Stadium Bill Fails To Clear Legislative HurdleNow that the bill to renovate Sun Life Stadium using public financing has failed in the state legislature, local voters won't get a chance to decide the stadium's fate on May 14th.
Fins Owner Stephen Ross Defends Decision To Upgrade Sun Life StadiumHe's the one person that hasn’t been heard from in the push to upgrade Sun Life stadium.
Miami-Dade College Seeking Sales Tax Hike For Additional FundingMiami-Dade College has plans to ask county voters to pass a half-cent sales-tax increase to help shore up the college’s finances, according to CBS4 news partner the Miami Herald.
Miami-Dade, Broward Districts Named Race To The Top FinalistsTwo South Florida school districts have been named among five finalists for the U.S. Department of Education's new Race to the Top competition.
Understanding The Florida AmendmentsThe 2012 ballot will be one to remember across the state of Florida. The ballot is the longest in Miami-Dade history and much of the ballot is taken up with 11 constitutional amendments written in legalese that can confuse even the most well-informed voters.
Money Could Be Deciding Factor Near Election's EndRepublican presidential nominee Mitt Romney made his way out of South Florida Thursday into what could best be described as an uncertain future of his campaign.
Beloved UM Philanthropist Passes AwaySouth Florida philanthropist Florence Hecht passed away on Friday.
FL Turnpike Plazas To Get $162 Million Makeover Florida's eight turnpike service plazas are getting a much needed makeover.
Lawmakers Venture To Keys Undersea LabA group of South Florida lawmakers put on their wetsuits Saturday and dove down under in the Keys to raise awareness about the future of Aquarius.
"Stuff The Bus" Event Aims To Bring More School Supplies To ClassroomsWith a month to go before the start of school in South Florida, teachers are beginning to stock up on school supplies.