President Trump Addresses Healthcare Agenda During Central Florida Visit, Signs Executive OrderPresident Donald Trump visited the Sunshine State Thursday afternoon to talk about his administration’s healthcare agenda and to sign an executive order related to “improving the Medicare program in the United States."
Florida Panel Approves New Rules For Elephant RidesA state panel Thursday approved new rules for elephant rides in Florida, including adding fencing requirements after rides have been offered within makeshift barriers such as hay bales and portable toilets.
Work Starts On Toll Road PlansTask forces that will study and make recommendations about three major toll-road proposals will be committed to protecting farmland and natural springs in the western side of the state, members were told Tuesday as they formally kicked off the work.
Sweet, Sour? This Could Be Florida's Official CandyCoconut patties, promoted by Anastasia Confections as a "unique, time-tested recipe that will transport you to a tropical paradise with every creamy, chocolatey bite," is being pushed to be the Sunshine State's official candy.
Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis Signs Criminal Justice PackageFlorida will soon see the first change in 35 years to the legal threshold for felony theft after Gov. Ron DeSantis signed a criminal-justice package into law on Friday.
From Budget To Vaping, New Florida Laws Take Effect Florida’s record $90.98 billion spending plan for next fiscal year and more than 100 new laws will hit the books Monday.
Florida Governor Ron DeSantis Signs Bill For Foreign Drug ImportationGovernor Ron DeSantis signs legislation that could allow Floridians to gain access to cheaper prescription drugs from Canada and elsewhere.
Feds Seek To Expand Hunting At Florida Wildlife RefugeFederal officials have released a proposal for new or expanded hunting and fishing at 74 national wildlife refuges, including St. Marks National Wildlife Refuge outside Tallahassee.
Florida Attorney General Ashley Moody Weighs In On Death Penalty ChangesFlorida Attorney General Ashley Moody’s office is urging the Florida Supreme Court to reverse course on decisions that allowed dozens of convicted murderers to have their death sentences reconsidered.
New 689 Area Code Takes Affect In Florida TuesdayFlorida is getting some new digits. With the 407 area code running out of numbers, a new 689 area code will begin Tuesday in parts of Central Florida.
New 689 Area Code Starts In Florida June 4The Sunshine State will have a new area code beginning on June 4.
Visit Florida Slashes StaffVisit Florida cut one-third of its staff Thursday, slashing its payroll after the state Legislature cut funding for the tourism agency by 34 percent.
Florida Citrus Forecast Takes A HitEstimates of citrus production in Florida continue to slide as the 2018-2019 growing season nears an end.
Love Bugs Invade Florida: Here Is How To Get Them Off Your VehicleThe harmless bugs, often attached to a mate, are everywhere and as you are driving around town you may notice their guts are all over your car too.
End Could Be In Sight For Florida’s Tourism-Marketing AgencyFlorida’s tourism-marketing agency is closer to having its doors closed this fall as a Senate budget proposal Tuesday matched the House’s stance to eliminate Visit Florida.