At 5 p.m. Jan. 28, while the whole world remained in a freeze-frame of shock, President Ronald Reagan spoke to a grieving nation from the Oval Office at the White House. His address was broadcast live on nationwide radio and television.
The Florida Senate passed its long-awaited state water bill Wednesday, making it one of the first actions of 2016 Legislature and issuing an emphatic statement about the need to safeguard Florida’s water and natural resources
“Hanukkah is a special time to celebrate the history of the Jewish people and their devout faith. Even during times of unrest in our world, Israel has remained a light for people everywhere as a nation of hope. We stand with the nation of Israel and continue to ask for peace this Hanukkah season, here and around the world. May this special holiday be a celebration of faith and community. To our Jewish friends, Ann and I wish you a very Happy Hanukkah. Chag Sameach.”
--Gov. Rick Scott
The Republican Party of Florida held its 2015 Sunshine Summit Friday in Orlando, bringing the top presidential candidates to the Sunshine State in hopes to turn Florida red in 2016.
Sen. Charlie Dean's Committee on Environmental Preservation and Conservation today passed Senate Bill 552, Environmental Resources, which provides for a statewide policy to restore and preserve Florida’s water and natural resources.
Sunshine State News (SSN), in collaboration with Ed Dean, the No. 1 radio talk show host in Florida, announces the launch of Florida Minute, an informative and compelling series of radio news breaks covering the latest in state news and politics.
If you're worried the state isn't protecting enough environmentally sensitive lands, this was an outstanding day. The Florida Board of Trustees Tuesday approved the purchase of two conservation easements totaling 2,903 acres as part of the Rural and Family Lands Protection Program.
On Thursday, Pope Francis spoke to Congress, the first pontiff to ever address a Joint Meeting of Congress. Members of the Florida delegation offered their thoughts on the Pope’s speech on Thursday.