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Groups Ask Judge to Act Quickly on Redistricting Map

Groups Ask Judge to Act Quickly on Redistricting Map

A coalition of groups challenging Florida's map for Congress wants a judge to act quickly now that the map has been... Read »

Jul 14, 2014
David Rivera Suspends Congressional Campaign

David Rivera Suspends Congressional Campaign

Former Miami Congressman David Rivera suspended his congressional campaign Friday after just 72 days in the Read »

Jul 12, 2014
Putin Kicks off Latin America Tour With Cuba Stop

Putin Kicks off Latin America Tour With Cuba Stop

Russian President Vladimir Putin began a six-day Latin American tour aimed at boosting trade and ties in the region... Read »

Jul 11, 2014
Judge Rules Against Legislature in Redistricting Fight

Judge Rules Against Legislature in Redistricting Fight

A state judge says Florida's Legislature illegally drew the state's congressional districts and has ordered... Read »

Jul 10, 2014
Warden of Jail Where Inmate Died Suspended

Warden of Jail Where Inmate Died Suspended

Florida Department of Corrections Secretary Mike Crews has suspended the warden of a Florida City prison where... Read »

Jul 10, 2014
Judge Allows Lawsuit Over Florida Medicaid to Proceed

Judge Allows Lawsuit Over Florida Medicaid to Proceed

A federal judge refused Tuesday to dismiss a lawsuit that alleges Florida provides inadequate care to children... Read »

Jul 8, 2014
Beckham Ready to Consider Broward County: Report

Beckham Ready to Consider Broward County: Report

As David Beckham’s group continues to search for a location for a new Major League Soccer stadium, Broward... Watch »

Jul 4, 2014
Berkeley Set to Require Free Medical Pot for Poor

Berkeley Set to Require Free Medical Pot for Poor

Medical marijuana dispensaries in Berkeley, California, will likely soon be required to provide free pot... Watch »

Jul 4, 2014
Candidate Disqualified After Qualifying Fee Check Bounces

Candidate Disqualified After Qualifying Fee Check Bounces

Florida Representative David Richardson was planning for a re-election campaign against Republican Laura... Read »

Jul 2, 2014
159 New Laws Start in Florida Tuesday

159 New Laws Start in Florida Tuesday

Florida will have 159 new laws take affect Tuesday that address issues as diverse as spiny lobsters and poetry... Read »

Jul 1, 2014
Clawson Wins SW Florida Congressional Race

Clawson Wins SW Florida Congressional Race

In a victory for the tea party movement, Republican Curt Clawson won a special election in southwest Florida... Read »

Jun 24, 2014
Bondi Seeks to Defend Gay Marriage Ban

Bondi Seeks to Defend Gay Marriage Ban

Florida Attorney General Pam Bondi has asked a court to allow her office to defend the state’s existing ban on... Read »

Jun 24, 2014
AP Declares Rangel Winner of Dem Primary

AP Declares Rangel Winner of Dem Primary

U.S. Rep. Charles Rangel, the face of Harlem politics for generations, held off a strong Democratic... Watch »

Jun 25, 2014
Gov. Scott Signs Bills to Overhaul Child Welfare

Gov. Scott Signs Bills to Overhaul Child Welfare

Gov. Rick Scott has signed a sweeping bill aimed at overhauling the child-welfare system after hundreds of... Read »

Jun 23, 2014
Qualifying for Florida Elections Wraps Up

Qualifying for Florida Elections Wraps Up

Dozens of state legislators earned new terms in office as Florida's qualifying period for the 2014 election... Read »

Jun 22, 2014
Warning Shot Bill Signed by Scott

Warning Shot Bill Signed by Scott

Floridians who fire a warning shot or threaten to use a gun could avoid criminal prosecution under a law... Read »

Jun 21, 2014
Scott Signs Law Giving Money to Pro Teams

Scott Signs Law Giving Money to Pro Teams

Pro sports teams and the Daytona International Speedway will get millions in taxpayer help under a bill... Read »

Jun 20, 2014
5 Things to Know About New House GOP Leader McCarthy

5 Things to Know About New House GOP Leader McCarthy

Rep. Kevin McCarthy was chosen by his House peers Thursday to succeed outgoing House Majority Leader Eric... Read »

Jun 19, 2014
Lethal Injections Back in the Spotlight

Lethal Injections Back in the Spotlight

Over the next 24 hours, Florida and two others states are set to execute prisoners by lethal Read »

Jun 17, 2014
Floridians Getting Break on Insurance Bills

Floridians Getting Break on Insurance Bills

Floridians are going to get a slight break on their insurance bills next year. Read »

Jun 17, 2014
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