Florida Legislature articles over last 30 days

- articles last 30 days - articles per day
Mentioned in this news Places Companies People
2015/01/30 00:50
2015/01/30 00:50
10h
When the Florida Supreme Court hears arguments in a Monroe County case next week, it will consider what might seem a bizarre question: What is the definition of sexual intercourse? The question stems...
2015/01/30 00:50
2015/01/30 00:50
Latest videos
2015/01/29 16:37
2015/01/29 16:37
18h
In local public-affairs programming this weekend: WKMG-Channel 6's "Flashpoint" will look at the expected debate in the Florida Legislature over incentives to entice movie and TV companies to shoot...
2015/01/29 01:14
2015/01/29 01:14
1d
Flush with a significant budget surplus, Florida Gov. Rick Scott on Wednesday called on legislators to slash taxes, boost spending on schools, while also spending more on the state's troubled prisons...
2015/01/28 21:19
2015/01/28 21:19
1d
Viera, Fla. in 2011. (Jonathan Newton/WP) The Nationals’ search for a future spring training home has been filled with more roadblocks than victories. But the Nationals’ recent progress in Palm Beach...
2015/01/28 19:50
2015/01/28 19:50
1d
When Massachussetts — generally considered America’s best state for education — earns a B for its public school system, then Florida’s C doesn’t look so bad. But nobody wants average service. Or an...
2015/01/28 00:41
2015/01/28 00:41
2d
A new state-run nursing home for veterans is not out of the question in Southwest Florida. Vietnam Veteran Larry McDonald is 100 percent disabled from PTSD. “Sometimes vets don't always get the help...
2015/01/27 22:02
2015/01/27 22:02
2d
Small craft brewers may no longer be allowed to sell the beer they make to customers on-site at a brewery. The Florida Retail Federation recently asked for clarity on whether a decades-old law...
2015/01/27 21:52
2015/01/27 21:52
2d
LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. — Florida's top financial officer said Tuesday that creating and publicizing a “stress test” will help instill public confidence in the smaller insurers that have come to...
2015/01/27 21:50
2015/01/27 21:50
2d
A retail group has withdrawn its challenge to the state rules that permit breweries to sell their own beer. The Florida Retail Federation had filed a lawsuit to challenge the way the Department of...
2015/01/27 21:39
2015/01/27 21:39
2d
MIAMI (AP) - Florida Gov. Rick Scott is promising to dedicate tens of millions to helping the Everglades. Scott is scheduled on Tuesday to announce that he wants to create a source of money for...
2015/01/26 16:31
2015/01/26 16:31
3d
ST. AUGUSTINE, Fla. (AP) - Florida Gov. Rick Scott wants money to start planning to build the state's eighth and ninth nursing homes for veterans. Scott will announce Monday that he is asking for...
2015/01/26 15:38
2015/01/26 15:38
3d
A leading pediatric medicine group has come out against the use of medical marijuana for children in all but the most exceptional circumstances. The American Academy of Pediatrics said in a statement...
2015/01/26 12:40
2015/01/26 12:40
3d
MIAMI -- Genesis Matos Rodriguez wakes at 6:30 a.m. and shuffles to the kitchen, where garlic ropes hang on beige walls. Air cleansers, her grandmother calls them. Her mom lays out Robitussin cough...
2015/01/26 03:50
2015/01/26 03:50
4d
The overhead signs on Florida’s interstate highways had a new message come the New Year, but it may be one that thousands of motoring moms and dads are unaware of until they look up. Now they will...
2015/01/25 22:33
2015/01/25 22:33
4d
Commit any felony in Florida and you lose your right to vote for life — unless the governor and the clemency board agree to give that right back to you. The result: more than 1.6 million Floridians —...
2015/01/24 17:09
2015/01/24 17:09
5d
News Release: Associated Press January 24, 2015 TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) -- Florida Gov. Rick Scott is tapping a construction firm official and attorney for a spot on the State Board of...
2015/01/23 23:40
2015/01/23 23:40
6d
Andrea Saretti's son Sam starts the day each morning by putting on a special helmet and medical bracelet to protect him in case he falls to the ground with a seizure. Sam, 9, was diagnosed with...
2015/01/23 21:33
2015/01/23 21:33
6d
The Florida Education Association today lost an appeal in one of the cases it had filed challenging the legality of the teacher merit-pay law (SB 736) the Florida Legislature passed in 2011. The...
2015/01/23 21:33
2015/01/23 21:33
6d
Former Gov. Jeb Bush, considering a run for president in 2016, looks to be returning to his political roots -- and a place of political influence -- by helping to host an education conference next...
2015/01/23 13:58
2015/01/23 13:58
6d
By Doina Chiacu WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Senator Marco Rubio is preparing to launch a bid for the 2016 Republican presidential nomination, signing on a prominent fundraiser and planning trips to...
2015/01/30 00:50
2015/01/30 00:50
Latest from Twitter