Gov. Scott Delivers "State Of The State" AddressJobs, tax cuts and incentives for small businesses were the focus of Governor Rick Scott's 2016 State of the State address.
Bill Could Block Refugees From Entering FloridaA Senate Republican has proposed a series of steps that could prevent at least some refugees and immigrants from entering Florida.
Appeals Court To Take Up Abortion Waiting PeriodA state appeals court will hear arguments next month in a dispute about a law approved last year that would require women to wait 24 hours before having abortions.
Lawmakers Weigh Incentives, Tax CutsGov. Rick Scott wants $250 million to attract companies to Florida and hopes to convince lawmakers to support a series of business-friendly tax cuts that would permanently remove more than $1 billion from state revenue.
Gov. Scott To Release Budget Plan MondayGovernor Rick Scott will hold a news conference Monday in Jacksonville to release his 2016-17 budget proposal, an initial step as lawmakers prepare to negotiate a spending plan early next year.
Housing Syrian Refugees A Divisive Issue In South FloridaSome Americans want to shut the doors on those fleeing from Syria after news broke that one of the terrorist responsible for the Paris attacks may have infiltrated the ranks of refugees.
Gov. Doesn't Want Syrian Refugees Relocated To StateGovernor Rick Scott has joined a chorus of other state governors who have asked the federal government to stop accepting refugees from Syria.
New Revenge Porn, Solicitation Laws Start ThursdayMore than two dozen new laws ranging from tougher penalties for people who solicit prostitutes to making revenge porn a crime will go into effect on Thursday, October 1st.
Gov Backs Document Change After Marriage RulingGov. Rick Scott and the state Cabinet have given the state's Department of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles the approval to update transfers of titles on cars and boats to reflect the legalization of same-sex marriage.
Dade Teachers Unhappy Over Agreement With DistrictSome Miami-Dade County school teachers say they are not too happy with the recent agreement between the union and school district.
Gov. Scott Declares State Of Emergency Ahead Of Tropical Storm ErikaFlorida Governor Rick Scott gave his second update of the day Friday afternoon on what the state is doing to prepare for Tropical Storm Erika and what residents should be doing.
Gov. Scott Urges Florida To Prepare For Tropical Storm ErikaAhead of a possible hit by Tropical Storm Erika in Florida, Governor Rick Scott briefed the public on Thursday morning.
Board Of Ed Asks For Record Per Student Funding IncreaseThe State Board of Education has decided to once again ask lawmakers for record per-student funding for public schools --- with the lion's share of the increase coming from local taxpayers.
Flooding Prompts Scott To Seek Disaster DeclarationFlorida Governor Rick Scott is seeking a federal major disaster declaration for various counties hit by severe weather.
Gov. Scott Committee Nears $2.85 M For YearGov. Rick Scott's "Let's Get to Work" political committee collected $175,000 in July, bringing its overall total for the year to nearly $2.85 million, according to a newly filed finance report.