| Jun 16, 2014
| 7:23 AM
The new chairman at Visit Florida is no stranger to one of the state’s thorniest tourism controversies: killer whale captivity.
Andrew Hertz, president and general manager of the Miami Seaquarium, will take over as chair of the state’s...
| Jul 10, 2014
| 4:29 PM
TALLAHASSEE -- Florida's re-drawn congressional map intentionally favors Republicans in violation of the anti-gerrymandering standards voters approved in 2010 and will have to be re-drawn, according to a ruling late Thursday from a Tallahassee judge....
| Jul 9, 2014
| 7:01 AM
TALLAHASSEE -- Gov. Rick Scott is touting his record as a tax-cutter in a new Spanish-language ad paid for by the Republican Party of Florida.
Scott has signed cuts to Florida's corporate income tax while in office -- achieved by raising the floor for...
| Jun 20, 2014
| 7:49 AM
TALLAHASSEE – Gov. Rick Scott signed a bill Friday that could provide an taxpayer infusion for Orlando's planned soccer stadium and other sports stadium projects statewide.
The bill, HB 7095, passed the Florida Legislature on the last day of...
| Jun 25, 2014
| 6:27 AM
Until this week, Florida was one of only two states in the nation that didn't have a law requiring car seats for kids who'd outgrown baby seats but were still too small for seat belts. But a law -- pushed by advocates for more than a decade -- signed by...
| Jun 4, 2014
| 7:24 AM
Former Congressman Allen West wants his former colleagues in the U.S. House to file articles of impeachment against President Barack Obama.
Citing the swap of five Taliban prisoners of war held by the U.S. at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, for Sgt. Bowe...
| Jun 17, 2014
| 11:09 AM
Nan Rich made it official on Tuesday, guaranteeing a Democratic primary for governor.
The former Florida Senate Democratic leader from Weston qualified for the ballot on Tuesday in Tallahassee.
She’ll face Charlie Crist in the Aug. 26 primary....
| Jun 21, 2014
Ok, I'll admit it. I like talking about how govenment is supposed to work.
From Everglades restoration and judicial diversity to hospital funding and the schoolhouse to jailhouse pipeline — I'm the one accused of killing too many trees in...
| Jun 23, 2014
| 1:45 PM
Florida Gov. Rick Scott signed the “warning shot” bill into law last Friday, as if there were any doubt that he would. Strategically, it made sense for Scott’s re-election bid, because no Crist supporters were going to switch their...
| Jun 24, 2014
| 3:14 PM
Above the counter at eCigsSource in Orlando, three large blackboards tout dozens of e-cigarette flavors, including "Fruit Loops," bubble gum and PB&J.
Although the sweetness might appeal to kids, no one younger than 18 is allowed to buy electronic...
| Jun 28, 2014
| 6:32 PM
Former President Bill Clinton cheered Florida Democrats on Saturday with recollections of the economic boom times during his presidency – and the hope his party will prevail in 2014 and beyond.
To make that a reality, he helped the state’s...
| Jun 4, 2014
| 7:52 AM
The National Women’s Political Caucus said Wednesday is it endorsing Nan Rich’s candidacy for the Democratic nomination for governor.
“Nan Rich knows Florida and has been a tireless advocate for its women. We are proud to endorse her...