Backroom Briefing: Gambling Foes At Odds Over PollFloridians overwhelmingly back the current Seminole gaming "compact" and support what they know of a bigger gambling deal Gov. Rick Scott has asked lawmakers to approve, according to a Florida Chamber of Commerce poll released Thursday.
Veteran Insurance Commissioner Stepping DownKevin McCarty, the state's longtime insurance commissioner, said Tuesday he is leaving the job to explore "other career opportunities."
All Bets Off On Passage Of Gambling DealIt's a sure bet that lawmakers won't sign off on a $3 billion agreement with the Seminole Tribe that Gov. Rick Scott handed over last month.
Florida's Unemployment Tax Rates Are Set To DropFlorida's unemployment taxes are set to drop for many businesses with the start of 2016.
Florida's Revenue Chief Is Stepping Down The executive director of the Florida Department of Revenue is stepping down.
Gambling Deal Could Be End Of Road For Dog, Horse RacingOnce posh destinations drawing A-list socialites, celebrities and gangsters, Florida's dog and horse tracks are now at the center of a dispute over whether they should be allowed to do away with live racing altogether.
Florida Debt Rises Slightly After 4 Years DeclineFlorida's debt is rising after dropping four years straight.
Gov. Scott's Jobs Chief Is Leaving In JanuaryFlorida Governor Rick Scott's job chief announced Friday he would be stepping down.
Planned Parenthood Protest Postponed After Colorado ShootingsA conservative Florida group has postponed a rally to protest government funding for Planned Parenthood following a shooting spree at a clinic in Colorado.
FAMU President Undaunted By Clash With TrusteesFlorida A&M University President Elmira Mangum said Monday she's undaunted by the failed efforts of members of the university's Board of Trustees to fire her less than two weeks ago --- and she's still focused on "transformational change" at the school.
Florida Asks Federal Judge To Shut Down Blackjack Tables The state of Florida is demanding the Seminole Tribe of Florida immediately shut down blackjack tables at its casinos, going as far as filing a lawsuit to make it happen.
Florida Executes Man Convicted Of Fatally Stabbing 4Nearly three decades after being convicted of fatally stabbing four people, including his ex-wife and young daughter, a Florida man was executed Thursday.
FAMU President Survives Ouster Attempts By TrusteesIn a dramatic three-hour meeting Thursday, members of the Florida A&M University Board of Trustees made failed attempts to fire President Elmira Mangum and sparked students to march to Gov. Rick Scott's office in support of the embattled president.
Senate Still Skeptical About Scott Corporate Cash DemandsState senators still aren't buying Gov. Rick Scott's argument that Florida's business recruitment agency is running short of the cash needed to close corporate relocation deals.
Florida Gov. Will Try Again To Eliminate Manufacturing TaxAs he continues to try and lure companies to Florida, Gov. Rick Scott once again is asking legislators to keep in place a tax break for manufacturing companies.