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AG Eric Holder puts Gov. Rick Scott on notice. He's keeping an eye on the Florida's elections to make sure it's fair.
Florida's largest Obamacare exchange health insurer is boosting its premiums by 17.6 percent, a staggering increase for hundreds of thousands of Floridians.
Circuit Judge Terry Lewis wants the new map by Aug. 15, meaning that legislators would have to hold a special session in order to comply with the decision.
The Florida Legislature passed Senate Bill 536 during the 2014 Regular Legislative Session, which was signed into law on June 13, 2014.
A Florida judge is ordering legislators to hold a special session to draw up a new state congressional map after the original one was ruled illegal.
The war of attrition between advocates for and opponents against medical marijuana in Florida entered another chapter this week, after the Florida Police Chiefs Association put out a media release on the dangers of medical weed legalization.
The Florida Department of Health recognizes August as National Immunization Awareness Month and encourages parents to have their children immunized now to avoid the back-to-school immunization rush.
Billionaire hedge fund manager Tom Steyer promised to put Republican Florida Gov. Rick Scott in the crosshairs in the midterms and last month, Steyer's NextGen Climate Action Committee made good on his word, writing a check for $750,000 in an attempt to make Scott a one-term governor, according to The Naples Daily News .
Mothers arrested in Florida and South Carolina in recent weeks are the latest in an ongoing trend of parents seeing legal punishment for letting their children play or travel in public unsupervised.
FOR two white males approximately 60 years old, both of whom have been Republican governors of Florida for one term, Rick Scott and Charlie Crist are remarkably different.
Sen. Bill Nelson of Florida lambasted the legislature in his home state Thursday for refusing to expand Medicaid under Obamacare and preventing its state insurance commissioner from scrutinizing new insurance rates, only to then blame the overhaul for premium hikes.
Noranne Downs , secretary of the Florida Department of Transportation's District 5, is a busy woman, heading up billions of dollars worth of major local transportation projects, including I-4 Ultimate, SunRail commuter rail and the Wekiva Parkway.
Today, the Obesity Action Coalition and the YMCA of Central Florida are proud to announce an exciting new partnership aimed at educating the public about obesity, health and wellness and much more.
Washington Watch, formerly called 'Planet Washington,' covers politics and government.
Ready, set, shop. The Florida sales tax holiday starts tomorrow and goes through Sunday.
As Ebola spreads mercilessly across the world, it appears Florida has a problem that sounds just as awful.
Florida Department of Transportation officials say a new expressway linking two major roads in the Tampa Bay area will cost about $454 million - about $116 million more than first announced.
Updated: Sat Aug 02, 2014 12:03 am
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