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Every Florida Teacher to Get Minimum $2,000 Raise; Scott Sends Up a Cheer

Rick Scott Signs 'Transformational' Education Bill

Protection of Unborn Babies Moves to Senate

Rick Scott Will Sign Freedom from Big Brother in the Sky

'Anti-Shariah Law' Passes Florida House

April 17, 2013 - 6:00pm


Legislation designed to prevent any foreign legal principles from being used in state courts passed the Florida House Thursday.

HB 351, sponsored by Rep. Larry Metz, R-Yalaha,has been widely dubbed the anti-Shariah law.

Supporters argued the bill is a preventive measure to ensure foreign law does not infiltrate the states family law courts.

Opponents called it a solution in search of a problem and said there has never been a case where someones constitutional rights were diminished by foreign law.

Close-up Look at Spring Training Successes and Comparisons for 2013

Gator Great Tim Tebow Accepts His 'Great Floridian' Award

April 11, 2013 - 6:00pm

Gov. Rick Scott presented one of the first Great Floridian awards of the year to football legend Tim Tebow on Friday in a ceremony at the TPC Sawgrass clubhouse near Jacksonville.

Tebow, 25, was honored hours prior to the start of his third-annual Tim Tebow Foundation Celebrity Gala and Golf Classic. The gala is Friday night, the golf classic will be at the TPC Sawgrass Players Stadium Course on Saturday morning.

TaxWatch: Be Careful Before Erasing Job-Creating Incentives for Insurers

April 10, 2013 - 6:00pm

Florida TaxWatch cautions the Legislature not to repeal an insurance premium tax credit designed to encourage insurance company jobs in Florida -- at least not until it has fully assessed the impacts of what it would be like to live without it.

SB 1832, a bill that would effect the repeal,arose suddenly and is scheduled tobe heard by only one committee -- the SenateAppropriations Committee.

Six Florida Counties Named Disaster Areas by USDA

Port Industry Players Meet for Infrastructure Financing

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