A last-minute meeting at the Tallahassee Airport turned into a political victory for Gov. Rick Scott on Tuesday when the Trump administration announced offshore drilling was “off the table” for the Sunshine State.
Distracted drivers beware: a bill making texting while driving a primary offense in Florida passed its first House committee on Tuesday.
While his chamber still reels from the loss of two of its members due to sexual misconduct, Senate President Joe Negron told lawmakers Tuesday they would be turning over a new leaf and starting a new chapter -- one that doesn’t include sexual harassment in the halls of the Florida Capitol.
Scott's Final State of State: Florida Must Do More to Cut Taxes, Fight Sexual Harassment in Tallahassee
Rick Scott made an appeal to promote pro-business policies and vowed to fight sexual harassment during his final State of State address to the Florida Legislature as state lawmakers returned to Tallahassee to convene the 2018 legislative session on Tuesday.
House Speaker Richard Corcoran said his chamber is a force to be reckoned with, calling the Florida House of Representatives the “storm” in the Florida Legislature while setting up a potential battle with the governor over the state’s annual budget for 2018.
The battle between Florida and Georgia over the Apalachicola-Chattahoochee-Flint river system flooded into the U.S. Supreme Court on Monday, where judges heard arguments from both sides in the five-year old case.
The Associated Industries of Florida unveiled its top priorities for Florida businesses during this year’s legislative session on Monday.
The Republican Party of Florida has selected a new committeewoman to represent Florida on the national Republican stage.
After months of swirling speculation, U.S. Rep. DeSantis is officially running for Florida governor.