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UCF President: 'Broken Culture' Needs to Change

January 21, 2019 - 6:00am
UCF President Dale Whittaker

University of Central Florida President Dale Whittaker on Friday acknowledged a “broken culture” at his school, after receiving an investigative report on the improper use of state funding to construct a major campus building.

DeSantis Vows to Get Busy Fast, Make His First Supreme Court Appointment Wednesday

January 8, 2019 - 6:00am
Ron DeSantis

Floridians can expect a quick start to the Ron DeSantis administration, with the new governor ready to make key appointments to the state Supreme Court, announce a major environmental initiative and try to improve the medical-marijuana system.

DeSantis Will Already Be Governor When His Ceremony Begins

January 7, 2019 - 6:00am
Ron DeSantis

Following tradition, sometime around noon Tuesday, Ronald Dion DeSantis will place his left hand on the Bible and raise his right hand and repeat the 63-word oath of office as Florida’s 46th governor.

DeSantis Brings a 'Generation X' Pragmatism to the Governor's Office

Weekly Roundup: A Little Extra in the State’s Stocking

December 22, 2018 - 6:00am

State economists came bearing gifts this week when they approved a fiscal forecast showing key revenue sources experiencing robust growth.

Weekly Roundup: Preparing for the Power Shift

December 15, 2018 - 6:00am
Ron DeSantis and Rick Scott

With the November elections rapidly disappearing in the rearview mirror, Tallahassee this week started to turn to its attention to the future.

Will Lawmakers Address Florida's 'Tremendous Infrastructure Deficits'?

December 15, 2018 - 6:00am
Rob Bradley

Florida Senate leaders said this week they are open to the possibility of borrowing money to pay for infrastructure needs, including education projects.

Scott Will Serve Out His Full Term as Governor

December 5, 2018 - 6:00am
Rick Scott

Gov. Rick Scott announced Tuesday he will serve out his full second term under an arrangement that will lead to a five-day delay in the Republican joining the U.S. Senate next month.

Florida Pension Fund Will Keep Gun Investments but Urge Manufacturers to Act Responsibly

December 4, 2018 - 6:00am

Florida has joined a coalition of major pension funds and investment companies that have adopted a set of principles aimed at encouraging gun manufacturers and retailers to act responsibly.

NAACP Calls for Reopening Supreme Court Nominations

December 1, 2018 - 6:00am

The state NAACP demanded Friday that the nomination process for three appointments to the Florida Supreme Court be reopened after a list of 11 nominees did not include any African-Americans.

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