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...
By Associated Press | 02/18/14 08:37 AM
The Florida governor said at a Monday news conference that the project, called the South Airport People Mover Complex, would create 1,900 construction jobs and 380 permanent jobs at the new facility.
By Paul Bedard | 02/14/14 01:56 PM
America, you know how to treat a president and his family. With another Presidents' Day bachelor holiday planned by President Obama, this time golfing in California, and Aspen, Colo., resort reporters on the lookout for the annual first lady ski trip this weekend, the taxpayer's tab for the...
By Bloomberg News | 02/10/14 01:56 PM
Two South Florida men were arrested last week on what a local prosecutor said may be the first state law charges over the use of Bitcoin digital currency as part of an alleged money laundering scheme. Pascal Reid, 29, and Michel Abner Espinoza, 30, face two counts of money laundering and one...
By Associated Press | 02/08/14 12:41 PM
When former GOP Gov. Charlie Crist announced he'd run for his old job as a Democrat in 2014, party leaders rejoiced at the prospect of a pragmatic candidate able to win back centrist Republicans and independent voters who had soured on incumbent Rick Scott. But Crist is taking a hard turn left as...
By Paul Bedard | 02/04/14 09:30 AM
Florida Gov. Jeb Bush, mulling a 2016 presidential bid, is reentering politics to help the Republicans keep control of the House.
01/27/14 12:28 PM
MIAMI — Miami Dade Mayor Carlos Gimenez wants the county's police department to turn over investigations of its police-involved shootings to the state. Gimenez wrote last week in a memo to Miami Dade County Police Director J.D. Patterson that he also wants the state to investigate deaths of...
By Charlie Spiering | 01/27/14 11:06 AM
Rep. Trey Radel, R-Fla., will resign from Congress on Monday, the latest fallout from being caught buying cocaine from an undercover federal agent. Radel went through the traditional motions of a man who was willing to remain in office: going to rehab, doing a few tearful interviews and...
By Susan Ferrechio | 01/27/14 10:30 AM
Rep. Trey Radel, who was recently convicted of possessing cocaine, will resign from Congress, his spokesman told the Washington Examiner. Radel, a Florida Republican, is expected to issue a statement shortly, according to spokesman Greg Dolan.
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