State Senate Moves To Restrict Data Collection By School DistrictsA new bill passed by the Florida Senate would make major changes to what type of student data a school district is allowed to collect.
Jackson Employees Head To Tally To Fight For Medicaid ExpansionThe Florida Legislature's opposition to anything related to the Affordable Care Act is well documented, but a group of doctors, nurses and other healthcare workers from South Florida will still try to change that attitude.
Rubio Targeting Regulations That Hamper Technological GrowthFlorida Senator Marco Rubio is once again targeting government regulations, this time targeting both federal and state rules that he believes impede new technologies.
Jeb Bush Discusses Politics, But Not PresidencyFormer Florida Governor Jeb Bush has not announced whether or not he’s going to run for President, but the speculation grows and so do the joke.
New Bill Targeting Nursing Homes Moving Through LegislatureA bill adding restrictions to lawsuits about injuries suffered by nursing home residents is ready to go before the Florida House.
State Workers May Keep Low Insurance PremiumsWhile the Florida Legislature won't let thousands of poor Floridians get access to expanded Medicaid, many of the state's top workers like Governor Rick Scott may continue to pay low health insurance premiums this year.
Dems Accuse Scott Of Breaking Campaign Finance LawsThe near constant war between Democrats and Republicans continues in Florida with the Florida Democratic Party accusing Governor Rick Scott's campaign of breaking campaign finance laws by shifting millions of dollars between groups.
Battier Joins Push To Sign People Up For ACAMiami Heat forward Shane Battier will become the third member of the organization to make a public push to get people signed up for health insurance under the Affordable Care Act.
In-State Tuition Bill For Undocumented Students Moving Through LegislatureEven as more Republicans come out against a bill to allow qualified Florida students to pay in-state college tuition rates, even if they are in the country illegally; the bill continues to make its way through the legislature.
Florida Unemployment Rate Drops To 6.1% In JanuaryFlorida officials announced Monday the state's unemployment rate had dropped to 6.1 percent in January, down 0.2 percent from December and nearly two percent from a year ago.
LeBron Pitches Affordable Care Act In New CommercialMiami Heat superstar LeBron James has worn many hats since joining the team. He's been a villain, a hero, a savior, and a champion. Now you can add health care pitchman to his lengthy resume.
Thousands Of Clinton White House Docs To Be ReleasedThe National Archives is set to release another 4,000 pages of documents from the Clinton White House including previously unreleased records related to the failed presidential run of Al Gore in 200 and the Florida recount.
Obama Set To Sign Law Reversing Flood Insurance HikesHomeowners in flood-prone neighborhoods across the country will see relief from big insurance increases when President Barack Obama signs a bipartisan bill Friday.
Fla. Couples Sue To Force State To Recognize Same-Sex Marriages Performed In Other StatesThe American Civil Liberties Union filed a federal lawsuit Wednesday on behalf of eight same-sex couples that seeks to force the state of Florida to recognize the couples’ marriages performed in other states and recognized by the federal government.
Fla. Supreme Court Tosses Out Medical Malpractice Caps In Wrongful Death SuitsThe Florida Supreme Court dropped a bomb on the Florida Legislature Thursday morning when it ruled that a 2003 law limiting damages in wrongful death medical-malpractice lawsuits is unconstitutional.