New Congressional Districts Taking FireMembers of Congress along with some Florida lawmakers blasted the first draft of a new set of Florida congressional districts.
Sides Agree On September Court Date In Redistricting FightThe Florida Legislature and a coalition have agreed to a schedule for a Leon County judge to determine whether lawmakers' second attempt to draw a map complies with the state Constitution.
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.
Lawmakers Pump Up Prisons BudgetWhile slicing and dicing other areas of the budget, lawmakers plan to boost the state's spending on prisons by $43 million to address needs such as replacing vehicles and fixing leaky roofs and to wipe out a years-long deficit.
Scott Asks Agency Heads To Prepare For Government Shut DownFlorida Governor Rick Scott asked the heads of agencies to list only what they need as the Legislature prepares for a special session to talk about the state budget.
Uber Revs Effort For Spot In Special SessionUber is revving up their efforts for a spot in the Legislature's special session.
Legislature Considers Bill To Tighten Utility RegulationSeveral proposed bills, limiting the panel that sets electric rates in Florida, are heading towards passage in the Legislature.
Feds To Scott: Expand Medicaid If You Want Hospital FundsFlorida health officials want Florida's Medicaid program to be expanded before they grant Florida Governor Rick Scott's push for funding to help hospitals treat low-income patients.
Gov. Scott Signs Bill To Limit Standardized TestsGov. Rick Scott on Tuesday signed a wide-ranging bill aimed at rolling back the number of tests given to public school students, capping off a discussion that saw Florida Republicans ease back at least slightly on a longstanding principle of the state's education-reform movement.
House, Senate On Different Gambling TracksHouse and Senate leaders are taking divergent approaches to the perennially thorny issue of gambling, with the House vetting a soup-to-nuts gaming measure Thursday even as the Senate pursues negotiations with the Seminole Tribe of Florida.
House Unanimously Approves Testing BillThe House approved a bill that would lower the amount of tests given at Florida public schools.
Alimony Reform Bill Again Stirs Passions On Both SidesA bill proposing to end permanent alimony in Florida is stirring up some emotional arguments in the Florida Legislature.
House Panel Blocks Medicaid Dental ChangesA House panel rejected a proposal to revamp the Medicaid program's system of providing dental services to children.
Senators Clash Over Exemptions From Child-Care LicensingA bill that would make clear national groups like the Boys and Girls Clubs are exempt from Florida licensing requirements is stalled in a legislative committee, sparking a clash between two state senators.