Incoming Gov. Rick Scott wanted to meet with all of the members of the Legislature beforecoming into office in January and he has been hitting the ground running.
With Republicans routing Democrats across the country on Election Day, speculation has been building throughout November that President Barack Obama will face a challenge for the Democratic presidential nomination in 2012.
On Thursday, incoming Attorney General Pam Bondi and outgoing Attorney General Bill McCollum released a letter on which they collaborated, encouraging current and incoming attorneys general and governors across the nation to join the suit McCollum launched against new federal health-care laws.
U.S. Rep. Connie Mack dropped his bid to move up to the fifth-ranking position in the newly controlled Republican Congress Wednesday, but he took a big step toward challenging Democratic U.S. Sen. Bill Nelson in 2012.
Former Senate president and incoming state CFO Jeff Atwater named his transition team Tuesday. He chose Tom Petway from the Jacksonville Economic Development Commission as his chairman.
U.S. Rep. Alcee Hastings is the subject of a stepped-up investigation into alleged misuse of travel funds on overseas trips.
Hours after taking the reins, House Speaker Dean Cannon, R-Winter Park, and Senate President Mike Haridopolos, R-Merritt Island, led the Legislature during an abbreviated special session Tuesday in passing eight bills vetoed earlier in the year by outgoing Gov. Charlie Crist.
On Tuesday morning, the overwhelming Republican majority selected Rep. Dean Cannon of Winter Park to be speaker of the Florida House -- and the new speaker responded with a promise to spend the next two years fighting for conservative values.
The thin ranks of the House Democratic caucus convened Tuesday morning, choosing leaders to face two years of a dominant Republican majority.
As the Senate readies for its special session on Tuesday, incoming Senate President Mike Haridopolos, R-Merritt Island, named committee and subcommittee chairs.