Gov. Scott Orders Inspections Of Planned ParenthoodsGov. Rick Scott ordered state health officials to inspect Planned Parenthood offices that perform abortions.
TB Hospital Buyer Seeks Refund Over Land EstimateA development company that acquired the site of the former A.G. Holley state tuberculosis hospital last year in Palm Beach County wants a $1.29 million refund from the state because the property has less land than advertised.
Board Of Education Approves College Performance FundingA new performance-funding system for state colleges was approved Thursday by the State Board of Education, the latest step in Florida officials' drive to tie money for higher education to how well institutions and their students do.
Florida Medicaid Plans Seek Raise From State Amid LossesInsurers participating in Florida's new Medicaid managed care program are asking the state to increase their rates.
Crist Sets Stage For Congressional RunFormer Gov. Charlie Crist appears likely to run for a Pinellas County congressional seat in 2016, two years after losing a comeback bid for the governor's mansion.
Gov. Scott Orders Guard Recruiters To Work From ArmoryFlorida Governor Rick Scott ordered the state's National Guard recruiters to work in nearby armories, following the deadly shooting in Tennessee that killed four marines and one sailor.
Florida's Jobless Mark Down To 5.5 PercentFlorida's jobless rate dipped two percentage points, following the national trend.
Gulf States Reach $18.7 B Settlement With BP Over Oil SpillOil company BP and five Gulf states, including Florida, announced an $18.7 billion settlement Thursday which resolves years of legal fighting over the environmental and economic damage done by the 2010 oil spill.
Florida's Abortion Waiting Period Remains In Legal LimboFlorida's abortion waiting period remains in legal limbo.
Judge Blocks New Law That Delays Abortions 1 DayA Florida judge is blocking a new state law that requires women to wait 24 hours before getting an abortion.
Beer Growlers, Ticket Quotas, Abortion Waiting Period Among New LawsThe state's record-setting budget goes into effect on Wednesday, along with 130 other new laws that were produced by the Legislature this year in the regular and special sessions and signed by Gov. Rick Scott.
Ruling Keeps Coverage For Floridians, But Doesn't End DebateThe U.S. Supreme Court upheld a crucial interpretation of the Affordable Care Act on Thursday, preserving health insurance for more than 1 million Floridians but providing no larger solutions to the national or statewide divisions on the law.
Local Family Grateful SCOTUS Backs ObamacareOne South Florida family is breathing a sigh of relief after the Supreme Court’s decision to back Obamacare.
Gov. Scott Heads To Connecticut On Jobs-Seeking TripGov. Rick Scott is on his way to Connecticut on a two-day trip as part of his ongoing effort to lure businesses to relocate to Florida.
Judge Considers Challenge To Abortion Waiting PeriodA Leon County circuit judge is considering a challenge to a law that would require women to wait 24 hours before having an abortion. All this just days before the law is set to take effect.