Amendments To Redistricting Plan RevealedAmendments to a proposed map of Florida's congressional districts were revealed Wednesday, just a day before hearings in the House and Senate on the matter.
Book Lobbying Firm Hits $1M In Second QuarterA firm led by prominent lobbyist Ron Book reported earning $1 million for legislative work during this year's second quarter.
Firms Top $250k Lobbying LegislatureTwo lobbying firms reported earning at least $250,000 while lobbying the Legislature from April 1st to June 30th, according to a state website.
Planned Parenthood Fires Back Against State AllegationsPlanned Parenthood is responding to allegations made by Florida Governor Rick Scott's administration saying three clinics did not have the proper licensing to perform second-trimester abortions.
Putnam Urges Floridians To Have A "Wildfire Action" Plan Agriculture Commissioner Adam Putnam is urging Floridians to develop "wildfire action" plans citing more than 30 active wildfires.
Lobbying Firms Top $250K In Second QuarterTwo Florida lobbying firms reported earning at least $250,000 for lobbying the Legislature within the last few months, according to a state website.
Solar Power Supporters Bring In $154kA committee pushing a proposed solar energy ballot initiative upped its fundraising last month to more than $154 thousand, according to reports released this week.
Justices Could Hear Satellite TV Tax FightFlorida Supreme Court justices may take up an appeal by the Department of Revenue on a state law that imposes higher taxes on satellite-television companies than on their cable-TV competitors.
Senate Redistricting Battle LoomsAs the battle over Florida's political boundaries looms, the Florida Supreme Court is set to make a decision on the disputed congressional districts.
FPL Power Plant Deal Gets Federal ApprovalFlorida Power & Light's proposed purchase of a power plant has been approved by a federal agency, as state regulators consider the $520.5 million deal.
Authorities To Crack Down On Unsafe Holiday BoatingAs fourth of July weekend draws closer, authorities say they will be cracking down on boaters.
Ceremony Set For Florida's First Female Auditor GeneralFlorida's first female auditor general will be sworn in next week.
Gov. Scott Going On Tax Cut 'Victory Tour'Florida Governor Rick Scott is set to travel across the state, touting a tax-cut package he signs into law this week.
Animal Rights Group Plan Rallies Against Bear HuntAnimal rights group in Florida are set to hold rallies Monday opposing the state's plans to bring back an annual bear hunt.
Lawmakers Will Return To Capitol In September As the special session wrapped up Friday evening, House and Senate leaders were already looking ahead toward the 2016 regular session.