By William Patrick | 03/08/14 05:04 PM
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. -- The National Security Agency apparently isn't the only government agency engaged in domestic spying. Some local law enforcement agencies are playing the role of Big Brother, too, but to what extent is still unknown. Recent court documents reveal a troubling cell phone...
03/07/14 06:45 PM
KEY LARGO, Fla. (AP) — The crisis in Crimea won't keep President Barack Obama from forging ahead with a weekend getaway with his wife and daughters in the Florida Keys. But it's more than the Oval Office that will be dark as Russia's incursion into Ukraine reaches its one week mark. Vice...
By Meghashyam Mali | 03/07/14 03:26 PM
The White House on Friday said that the crisis Ukraine would not keep President Obama from his scheduled weekend vacation in Key Largo, Fla. Deputy press secretary Josh Earnest said that Obama had been able to monitor developments in Ukraine despite a busy domestic schedule this week and that...
By Associated Press | 03/05/14 09:02 AM
The troubled Florida Health Choices program launched an insurance exchange Tuesday, after several delays, that is separate from the Affordable Care Act marketplace.
By Gare Fineout | 03/05/14 08:56 AM
Florida legislators opened their annual 60-day session on Tuesday with legislative leaders vowing to cut taxes, expand the use of private school vouchers and make changes to the state's pension system.
By Gary Fineout | 03/03/14 09:28 AM
Gov. Rick Scott will kick off the 2014 legislative session by asking legislators to approve his tax cut package and by asking to keep tuition rates low.
By Paul Bedard | 02/26/14 02:40 PM
When Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., wakes up in his home in Miami, all he has to do is look out the window to see the impact of the long-suffering economy on his neighborhood, where the median household income is $37,556. What he sees is driving the development of a new agenda to expand job...
02/26/14 09:20 AM
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — Gov. Rick Scott, weighed down by lackluster poll numbers and a Republican Legislature intent on pursuing its own contentious reforms, appears content to keep it simple as he heads into the 2014 session. Months before he will ask voters to re-elect him for another term,...
By Ashe Schow | 02/25/14 04:43 PM
Can we start saying Democrats have launched a “War on Immigrants"? Florida Democratic congressional candidate Alex Sink said during a debate Tuesday that Congress should pass immigration reform -- otherwise, where else would we get maids and landscapers? “We have a lot of employers over...
02/25/14 02:46 PM
Bondi TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (Legal Newsline) – Florida Attorney General Pam Bondi announced on Friday that Florida joined 46 other states and the federal government in a $173 million settlement with Endo Pharmaceuticals to resolve allegations of unlawful marketing. Endo Pharmaceuticals...
02/25/14 10:14 AM
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. — Florida Republican congressional hopeful David Jolly said his faith was tested by a 1989 car crash in which he fatally struck a pedestrian. St. Petersburg, Fla., station WTSP-TV reported late Monday on the crash. Jolly is in a tight race with Democrat Alex Sink to...
02/23/14 07:26 AM
City government in a tiny town of 500 people between Jacksonville and Gainesville has gone off the rails in recent years, and now the Florida state legislature aims to dissolve it entirely. That's the word on Hampton, Fla., according to a Sunday story in the Orlando Sentinel. The town's fire...
By Associated Press | 02/22/14 11:29 AM
The candidates are Alex Sink, Democrat, and David Jolly, Republican, but Obamacare is on the ballot in a big way in a competitive House race in Florida that offers a preview of the nationwide campaign for Congress this fall.
By Associated Press | 02/19/14 08:42 AM
A Senate panel on Tuesday approved a bill that would repeal a law that requires tuition rates to go up automatically each year by the rate of inflation if state legislators don't raise rates.
02/18/14 02:21 PM
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (Legal Newsline) — Florida Attorney General Pam Bondi announced Friday that claim forms were mailed to more than 17,000 Floridians who were allegedly billed for unauthorized charges by a Pinellas County-based company. Bondi Bondi’s office reached a settlement in...
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