Does anybody believe Senate President Joe Negron decided all on his own -- before he'd studied the completed plans -- to challenge the science behind the South Florida Water Management District models for the reservoir south of Lake Okeechobee?
The question is no longer whether Sen. Jack Latvala will resign or fight. We're way past that now. Latvala, 66, resigned Wednesday from the Senate effective Jan. 5, four days before the start of the 2018 legislative session -- no surprise to anyone except maybe his lawyer, Steve Andrews.
It's time Florida Democrats stopped blowing off outspoken, pot-stirring Leslie Wimes as a "Republican plant" and started recognizing her as the savant they've been waiting for.
A South Florida appeals court delivered a second blow Wednesday to one of Miami Beach Mayor Philip Levine's signature projects, when a 3rd District Court of Appeal panel ruled state law prevents raising the city's minimum wage.
The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) and Hillsborough County State Attorney’s Office announced charges against three individuals connected to the video of a shark being dragged behind a boat at high speed.
Gary Fineout's story last week on legislative employees moonlighting and the stories that followed it were disturbing to a codger like me.
Business organizations around the state are united in their opposition to CRC 23, a proposal they believe would have considerable negative impact on Florida businesses large and small. And to that end, 28 of these organizations sent a joint letter to the Constitution Revision Commission's Judicial Committee Monday to plead their case.
Rep. Katie Edwards of Plantation, serving her third term and one of the highest-profile Democrats in the state House, married South Florida agribusiness man Brad Walpole on Saturday, Dec. 9, at Grande Oaks Golf Club in Davie.
Former Florida representative and Daytona Beach city commissioner Dwayne Taylor was sentenced to 13 months in federal prison and 18 months of supervised release on a charge of nine counts of wire fraud for using money from his campaign account for personal expenses.
About this race to become the next chair of the Florida Democratic Party ...