2 hrs ago | Booker Rising
I guess we can assume that Florida Governor Rick Scott won't be appointing Mr. West as lieutenant governor? From the Rock Hill Herald , about the conservative Republican : "FOX News Channel has hired former U.S. Representative Allen West as a contributor, announced Bill Shine, Executive Vice President of Programming for the network.
6 hrs ago | The Miami Herald
Gov. Rick Scott on Monday will veto a 3 percent increase in Florida college tuition and approve $65 million in extra Medicaid funding to hospitals that provide much of the care to the poor, including Tampa General and Jackson Memorial in Miami.
7 hrs ago | Naples Daily News
Red Sox fans wait in the wee morning hours on Saturday in hopes of purchasing Red Sox spring training tickets at the City of Palms park in Fort Myers, FL.
11 hrs ago | The Miami Herald
Gov. Rick Scott is signing death warrants at a pace rarely seen in Florida since the death penalty was reinstated in 1976.
16 hrs ago | The Miami Herald
Gov. Rick Scott has signed three active death warrants in recent weeks, the most any governor has signed in more than two decades.
16 hrs ago | The Orlando Sentinel
Lake County's 4,700 teachers and school workers aren't likely to get raises for the current school year after lengthy union wage negotiations wrap up.
But that doesn't change the fact that, in 2000, stung that 13 inmates had been exonerated and freed from death row in the previous 23 years, Ryan committed an act of profound moral courage, imposing a moratorium on capital punishment.
Lawmakers have passed a bill to strike the word "retarded" from state laws and publications, an initiative taken on by activists across the state, including Mark Swain, CEO and president of The Arc Sunrise of Central Florida located in Leesburg .
Motorists soon may find it harder - and more expensive - to fight tickets issued when red-light cameras snap their photos.
TALLAHASSEE _ The biggest battles on the education front in the 2013 legislative session already have been fought and largely decided: Educators will get $480 million in pay raises, though not precisely how Gov.
Two weeks after passing its final spending plan, the House Friday released a county-by-county breakdown of projects funded in the state's $74.5 billion budget.
Florida Governor Rick Scott says that he's concerned that cuts to the National Guard will impact immediate relief to the state in the event of a hurricane.
Gov. Rick Scott has all but guaranteed a veto of the three-percent tuition increase in the state budget and he recently reached out to an unlikely group to aid his cause.
ST. AUGUSTINE, Fla. -- A report released by Florida TaxWatch called the "Turkey Watch Report" is getting some backlash from local leaders.
The unemployment rate for Pinellas County dropped to 6.5 percent in April, according to the May 17 report from the Florida Department of Economic Opportunity.
State Rep. Daniel Davis will become president and CEO of the JAX Chamber effective July 1, succeeding Wally Lee, who retired and stepped down last year after 23 years in the position.
Gov. Rick Scott will lead a state delegation to Chile next week, his eighth overseas trade mission since taking office.