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Scott Pitches Funds for Statewide Adoptions, Environment in 2018

November 2, 2017 - 12:45pm

The clock is winding down on Gov. Rick Scott’s final year in office, and the two-time Florida governor said Thursday he plans to use the next year to protect the lives of the neediest Floridians. 

Miami Beach Mayor Philip Levine Jumps into 2018 Governor's Race

November 1, 2017 - 11:45am
Philip Levine

Miami Beach Mayor Philip Levine is hoping to take his mayoral experience all the way to the Florida Capitol, announcing his intentions to run for Florida governor in Miami Wednesday morning.

Daisy Baez to Resign Amidst Criminal Charges in Residency Scandal

November 1, 2017 - 6:00am
Daisy Baez

UPDATE 2:00 p.m.: Daisy Baez has resigned from officeFlorida Democratic legislators have lost another member to scandal -- on Wednesday, state Rep. Daisy Baez is expected to resign after months of controversy for living outside her district. 

New York City Terrorist Had Florida Driver's License

October 31, 2017 - 8:00pm

A man who drove a pickup truck into a bicycle path near the One World Trade Center building in New York City on Tuesday had a driver’s license with a Tampa address, police say.

Florida Lawmaker Pitches 2018 Back-to-School Tax Holiday

October 31, 2017 - 5:30pm

Sales tax on school supplies and clothes would be lifted for two consecutive weekends in 2018 if a new proposal from a Florida lawmaker passes this legislative session.

Smile! Legislators Caught on Hidden Surveillance Cameras Secretly Placed in Condo Building

October 31, 2017 - 12:00pm
Oscar Branyon and Jack Latvala

Tallahassee lawmakers beware -- watchful eyes are spying on state legislators, hoping to dig up dirt by sneaking glimpses at their personal lives and whereabouts as they move through the state Capitol.

Joe Negron to 'Revisit' Senate Sexual Harassment Reporting Policy

October 30, 2017 - 4:45pm
Lauren Book, Joe Negron and Lizbeth Benacquisto

Senate President Joe Negron announced he would would be “revisiting” a newly-publicized and highly controversial policy on reporting sexual harassment on Monday after a weekend full of criticisms.

Scott to Push $50 Million Plan to Repair Lake O Dike

October 30, 2017 - 1:45pm

Gov. Rick Scott will push a $50 million proposal to speed up repairs for the Herbert Hoover Dike at Lake Okeechobee as part of next year’s fiscal year budget, he announced Monday.

Republican Gubernatorial Candidates Outpace Dems in September Cash Game

October 28, 2017 - 6:00am
Adam Putnam, Jack Latvala, Philip Levine and Gwen Graham

Florida Republican gubernatorial candidates by and large continued to significantly outraise their potential Democratic opponents in the cash game during the month of September.

Jeff Clemens Resigns after Admitting Affair with Tallahassee Lobbyist

October 27, 2017 - 6:00pm
Jeff Clemens

In a whirlwind 24 hour timespan, incoming Senate Minority Leader Jeff Clemens, D-Lake Worth, resigned from office Friday after reports swirled he had been caught in an extramarital affair with a Tallahassee lobbyist.

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