| Feb 11, 2014
| 3:15 PM
Florida travelers will soon have another option for travel throughout the Sunshine State.
Florida Express Jet, a new start-up airline, plans to start offering affordable intra-Florida flights in less than 40 days.
Florida Express Jet announced...
| Feb 22, 2014
| 10:18 AM
U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz of Texas is visiting South Florida to help the Republican Party raise money — and at the same time audition for donors and activists who could prove valuable if he runs for president.
More coverage over in the righthand column...
| Feb 11, 2014
| 2:53 PM
South Florida travelers frustrated by the limited and often expensive flight options to Orlando and Tallahassee could soon have another option for getting there.
Florida Express Jet Travel announced Monday that it plans to launch daily nonstop flights...
| Nov 7, 2013
| 8:50 AM
TALLAHASSEE -- Chief Financial Officer Jeff Atwater's office has withdrawn a subpoena it filed with a Tallahassee-based public-radio station after learning the reporter was "uncomfortable" with the tactic.
Atwater's office has subpoenaed the audio and...
| Mar 4, 2014
| 7:21 AM
TALLAHASSEE -- Here's the session-opening speech as prepared for Senate President Don Gaetz, R-Niceville:
Every teacher, Senator Legg, Senator Thompson, Senator Bullard, Senator Hukill and even we old superintendents, Senator Montford, we all know...
| Jan 14, 2014
| 6:45 AM
TALLAHASSEE -- After 10 months without a second-in-command, Gov. Rick Scott officially tapped former legislator and Miami-Dade Property Appraiser Carlos Lopez-Cantera as his lieutenant governor and 2014 running mate on Tuesday.
And the reviews from...
| Jan 21, 2014
| 8:26 AM
TALLAHASSEE -- Gov. Rick Scott said Tuesday he plans to push lawmakers to budget $55 million for restoration of the Sunshine State's pollution-choked natural springs.
The announcement comes as lawmakers gear up to battle over potentially massive springs...
| Feb 17, 2014
| 9:19 AM
TALLAHASSEE – Florida’s sudden rush to legalize marijuana for the sick or dying is heading toward a potentially important speed bump: Gov. Rick Scott.
While Republican and Democratic lawmakers are rushing to advance bills legalizing some...
| Jan 2, 2014
| 2:20 PM
Highly touted wide receiver prospect Travis Rudolph of West Palm Beach Cardinal Newman committed to Florida State on Thursday night at the Under Armour All-American Game at Tropicana Field.
Asked why he picked FSU over his other four finalists Alabama,...
| Sep 23, 2013
| 5:08 AM
TALLAHASSEE -- Good morning and happy Monday.
Lawmakers are back in town this week for some legislative meetings and a slew of fundraisers. Here's what we're reading this morning.
* SaintPetersblog has a mini roundup of some of the fundraisers...
| Jan 15, 2014
| 8:54 AM
Thomas Holley, defensive tackle from Lincoln High in Brooklyn, N.Y. , has apparently flipped his commitment from Penn State to the University of Florida.
Mike Farrell, national analyst for Rivals.com, is reporting that Holley has made the decision. It...
| Dec 18, 2013
| 6:08 PM
In the aftermath of the most serious bear attack in Florida history, a top state wildlife officer admitted Wednesday that "we could've done better."
That assessment from Thomas Eason of the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission came amid...