This week, Florida’s two U.S. senators--Democrat Bill Nelson and Republican Marco Rubio-- introduced legislation to address the ongoing political, economic and humanitarian crisis in Venezuela.
In order to encourage public and private utilities to upgrade the infrastructure supporting their wastewater treatment and pumping systems, two legislators have filed companion bills to offer incentives and create programs to help utilities gain compliance with today's industry standards.
Recognizing Florida has the highest percentage of elders in the nation, Gov. Rick Scott has recommended $12.5 million for the Florida Department of Elder Affairs in his 2018-19 Securing Florida’s Future budget.
Quick-stepping on work that will bring the Everglades the reservoir mandated in 2017's Senate Bill 10, the South Florida Water Management District released preliminary modeling Monday that depicts South Florida's current water storage and conveyance capabilities.
Buoyed by family, friends and colleagues, Sen. Bill Galvano, R-Bradenton, was unanimously named by the Florida Senate Republican Caucus on Tuesday president-designate for the 2018-20 Legislative Term.
Folks along the Florida East Coast rail corridor, a highly populated, congested route with more than 300 at-grade crossings it will share with All Aboard Florida’s (AAF) 110 mph passenger trains, apparently will also see FEC move liquefied natural gas (LNG) along the same route. This, according to documents obtained through a Freedom of Information Act request by Martin and Indian River Counties, along with Citizens Against Rail Expansion in Florida (CARE FL).
The governor and Cabinet approved Tuesday the preservation of 2,523 acres of environmentally sensitive land within Corona Ranch in Okeechobee County through cost-effective conservation easements, which prevent future development of the land and allow agriculture operations to continue to contribute to Florida’s economy.
The South Florida Water Management District issued a statement during Thursday's Governing Board meeting announcing it is moving forward with two major components of the Central Everglades Planning Project (CEPP), the congressionally approved plan to move more water south and into Everglades National Park and Florida Bay.
A poll released Wednesday by Latino Victory Project, Latino Decisions, and America’s Voice shows a clear majority of Florida Latinos -- 64 percent -- disapproves of President Donald Trump’s performance and 7 of 10 believe the Republican Party doesn’t care about, or is hostile toward, Latinos.