UPDATED TO FIX FLORIDA OFFICE OF INSURANCE REGULATION INFORMATION: While Congress debates reform of the National Flood Insurance Program, a Millian, Inc. report released this week has good news for Florida.
At least in the past four decades, the tool of choice for elite Florida communities to keep the riff-raff out has been unaffordable housing.
Florida lawmakers could find themselves face to face with a familiar piece of legislation in the not-too-distant future -- and maybe the sooner the better.
Visit Florida's successes are adding up. I hope you're not still doubting it.
The Seminole Tribe of Florida gets to keep dealing blackjack, racinos will be ordered to fold their banked card games and the state can tap into at least $200 million in payments from the Tribe under a surprise deal announced late Wednesday between the Department of Business and Professional Regulation (DBPR) and the Seminoles.
Rick Scott hit the nail on the head last week when he vetoed House Bill 937, a glaring piece of hypocrisy that would have forced already highly regulated lottery tickets and promotional material to display problem-gambling warnings.
This from a Legislature up to its eyeballs in members happy to talk about their fantasy sports habits.
From a Senate leadership that tried two years in a row to expand gambling by allowing parimutels to kill horse and dog racing in favor of slots-only venues in eight Florida counties.
Senate President Joe Negron is hardly the first legislator to practice law for a firm with business before the Florida Legislature.
South Florida Water Management District staff were in emergency-operations mode Wednesday to control severely flooded Everglades water conservation areas (WCAs) and relieve inundated stormwater treatment areas (STAs).
With all its money, couldn't the shadowy, liberal activist group Florida Strong produce a more truthful, higher class Internet ad about the Koch brothers and Florida's House leaders than something that flashes years-old financial documents, dark photos of smokestacks and completely unsubstantiated sound bites?