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2 hrs ago | Washington Times
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.
6 hrs ago | Business Journal
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.
6 hrs ago | Medical News
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.
8 hrs ago | McClatchy
Washington Watch, formerly called 'Planet Washington,' covers politics and government.
9 hrs ago | Business Journal
Ready, set, shop. The Florida sales tax holiday starts tomorrow and goes through Sunday.
10 hrs ago | Free Republic
As Ebola spreads mercilessly across the world, it appears Florida has a problem that sounds just as awful.
13 hrs ago | The Miami Herald
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.
According to a recent poll, the future of Florida looks pretty clear: On the way to becoming the 24th state to legalize medical marijuana.
State Sen. Thad Altman, R-Rockledge, has added more questions to a controversy about the return of passenger rail service along Florida's East Coast, and Historic City News has learned that this week he requested Attorney General Pam Bondi look into a lease that he says could keep the proposed Miami-to-Orlando "All Aboard Florida" rail service from ... (more)
Health regulators have proposed a revised rule which could allow Florida pot dispensers to truck their products to the patients.
Florida is one of 13 states - 11 in the South - with more than 40 percent of its adult population in debt collections, according to a new study by Encore Capital Group's Consumer Credit Research Institute.
RPOF Releases New Digital Ad "Debate 2014: Charlie vs Charlie" Charlie Crist Refuses To Debate Nan Rich.
Libertarian Gubernatorial Candidate Adrian Wyllie, who has recently received an enormous amount of positive press coverage, officially announced on Tuesday morning, July 29, that his campaign will take a month-long tour of craft breweries across the state of Florida throughout the month of August.
When Angel Cardenas, a single mother with a modest income, was diagnosed with breast cancer a few years ago, she struggled to pay for her treatment, which ultimately involved a double mastectomy.
Nearly seven in 10 Florida homeowners believe the value of their home will go up over the next 12 months, according to a survey by BMO Harris Bank .
A Titusville day care, where workers are accused of paddling at least three students with a ruler, could lose its license for good if the state has its way.
Today, Senate President Don Gaetz, Senate President-Designate Andy Gardiner, House Speaker Will Weatherford, House Speaker-Designate Steve Crisafulli and Rick Scott for Florida Chairman John Thrasher released a joint statement on Charlie Crist's plans to circumvent the legislature with five executive orders: "Charlie Crist says he is a 'man of the ... (more)
Updated: Thu Jul 31, 2014 03:31 pm
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