2014 Roundup: A Year Of Change And StabilityIn some ways, the state of Florida has remained remarkably stable over the past year.
Sides Take Aim In Medical Marijuana Showdown
Florida Legislators Propose Changes To 7 Districts Florida Legislators kicked off a special session Thursday byproposing tweaks to seven of the 27 congressional districts to comply with a judge's ruling.
Plans For Special Session Take ShapeLegislative leaders Monday laid out the fullest blueprint yet for a special session aimed at crafting new congressional districts, even as they continued a push for a Leon County judge to limit the impact of his ruling on this year's elections.
GOP: No Appeal On Florida Congressional Map Ruling Florida Republican legislative leaders will not appeal a judge's ruling that found some congressional districts unconstitutional but instead warned against redrawing the districts before the November election.
GOP Leaders Want To Redraw Districts After Fall Elections Republican legislative leaders said Tuesday they do not plan to appeal a judge's ruling that struck down Florida's congressional map but want lawmakers to be able to redraw the disputed districts after this fall's elections.
Florida's Political Landscape Upended With Ruling One day after a landmark legal ruling, some people are question whether the change to Florida's political landscape will have an impact on other states’ drawing their congressional districts.
Gov. Scott Signs Off On Voucher ExpansionGov. Rick Scott signed a controversial expansion of eligibility for the state's de facto school-voucher system and 57 other bills Friday, nearly completing the work of deciding which measures from the spring legislative session to approve.
Scott: Let Voters Decide On Conservation Amendment Gov. Rick Scott said it was "the right thing to do" for the Cabinet on Tuesday to approve the sale of four closed jails and three other sites to raise money for future land preservation.
Governor Scott Trying To Win Over Hispanic VotersScott's latest bid to redo his image came Monday when Florida joined more than three dozen other states in the nation that offer in-state tuition rates to high school students living in the country illegally.
Court: Redistricting Documents Should Remain Secret
Florida House Speaker To Testify In Redistricting Challenge Trial Florida House Speaker Will Weatherford is expected to testify Tuesday in a high stakes trial which could decide the future of of the state's congressional districts.
Young Adults Learn To Surf Florida's Changing Political Tides Getting bills passed is an art and a science, the reason people pay lobbyists millions of dollars. But for some young Floridians, the 2014 session was a breakthrough in succeeding in the legislative arena.
Gov. Scott Gets Help In Tough Re-Election FightWith the 2014 regular legislative in the books, Republican legislators gave Gov. Rick Scott much of what he wanted as he prepares for an expensive and lengthy re-election fight against likely Democratic nominee and former Gov. Charlie Crist.
Lawmakers Approve Budget And Adjourn SessionLawmakers passed an election-year budget of $77.1 billion --- the largest state spending plan in history --- before closing out the 2014 legislative session and heading home to campaign.