Rick Scott, two-time governor of Florida facing his term-limit year, has submitted his final state budget. And what a striking departure from his previous annual spending proposals it is. This time Scott is calling for a budget increase of $2.4 billion over 2017's.
U.S. Rep. Ron DeSantis, R-Fla., whose name continues to gain attention as a possible gubernatorial candidate, called on the U.S. Treasury Department to ramp up its efforts against Hamas.
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Florida Congressional Republicans Support Putting North Korea Back on State Sponsors of Terrorism List
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It seems more than coincidence that the first year of Donald Trump's presidency coincides with a trend that was heretofore unrecognized -- groping.
In the pending lawsuit that contends Gov. Rick Scott’s successor should hold the privilege of naming the next three Supreme Court justices, one thing now is obvious: Every current justice who has actively worked against the governor should recuse.
Without nearly enough fanfare, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell made history this week with a scant four words: "I believe the women."
But for the bomb, the four would be in their 60s, probably grandmothers. Three were 14 and one was 11 in 1963 when the blast killed them in the 16th Street Baptist Church, which is four blocks from the law office of Doug Jones, who then was 9.
Sen. Jack Latvala says he's innocent, he didn't molest or harass any of the six unidentified women who told Politico he did, and he's got a lie detector test to prove it.
The Republicans' tax bill would somewhat improve the existing revenue system that once caused Mitch Daniels (former head of the Office of Management and Budget, former Indiana governor) to say: Wouldn't it be nice to have a tax code that looked as though it had been designed on purpose? Today's bill, which is 429 pages and is apt to grow, is an implausible instrument of simplification. And it would worsen the tax code's already substantial contribution to "moral hazard."
This week, U.S. Rep. Ileana Ros-Lehtinen, R-Fla., the chairwoman of the U.S. House Middle East and North Africa Subcommittee, made the following statement at a joint subcommittee hearing entitled “The President’s Plan for Afghanistan and Pakistan: Objectives and Resources”:
Sen. Anitere Flores used her powerful position as chairwoman of the Senate Banking and Insurance Committee to request favors for her mother's Hurricane Irma-damaged property, including getting a Citizens Property Insurance claims adjuster to put her mother's claim ahead of policyholders with greater damage.
On Tuesday, U.S. Rep. Ileana Ros-Lehtinen, R-Fla., the chairwoman of the U.S. House Middle East and North Africa Subcommittee, heald a hearing on “Democracy and Governance in the Middle East and North Africa.” Ros-Lehtinen said the following in the hearing:
The Florida Municipal Electric Association (FMEA) announced Tuesday public power personnel from four Florida municipal electric utilities will be headed to the U.S.
Steve Mostyn, the Texas millionaire trial attorney and Democratic mega-donor who donated $2.3 million in 2014 to gubernatorial candidate Charlie Crist and the Florida Democratic Party -- completely
Florida lawmakers and a coalition of conservative public policy organizations joined the James Madison Institute in front of the Florida Senate Chamber on We
With two mass shootings in a month, American voters say more needs to be done about enforcing gun laws -- but they don't believe in limiting gun ownership -- a new poll shows.
With Miami Beach Mayor Philip Levine expected to launch a gubernatorial bid on Wednesday, a new poll shows the South Florida Democrat has some work to do if he wants to win his party’s nomination in next year’s primary.
On Wednesday, businessman Paul Paulson ended his bid for the Republican nomination to replace term limited Florida Agriculture Commissioner Adam Putnam and threw his support to state Rep. Matt Caldwell.
Former state CFO Alex Sink showcased her support for former state Sen. Jeremy Ring who is running for the state CFO post in 2018. Sink is the only Democrat to win state Cabinet office in recent years though she stumbled as the Democratic gubernatorial nominee in 2010 and in a congressional bid in 2014.
On Thursday morning, state Rep. Matt Caldwell, R-Lehigh Acres, announced that a host of legislators from the First Coast were backing his campaign for the Republican nomination to replace term limited state Agriculture Commissioner Adam Putnam in 2018.
Vice President Mike Pence is headed to Orlando to help the Republican Party of Florida (RPOF).
State Sen. Aaron Bean, R-Jacksonville, has thrown his support to a fellow First Coast Republican in the race to replace term limited state Attorney General Pam Bondi in 2018.
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Trump golf course reimbursed President Trump's charity amid ongoing investigation into the foundation
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