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Scott: 'Job-Friendly' Florida Added 1.4 Million Jobs Since 2010

August 18, 2017 - 10:45am
Rick Scott

Gov. Rick Scott’s top priority -- jobs -- once again made headlines in Florida Friday after the governor announced businesses created more than 1.4 million private sector jobs since he took office seven years ago. 

Former Wasserman Schultz IT Aide Indicted on Four Counts

August 17, 2017 - 6:30pm

U.S. Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz’s troubles with her former IT aide Imran Awan aren’t over yet. Awan, who Wasserman Schultz defended until the day he was taken into custody, was indicted Thursday on four counts, including fraud and making false statements. 

Jack Latvala Kicks Off Campaign for Governor

August 16, 2017 - 12:15pm
Jack Latvala

State Sen. Jack Latvala is all in for Florida governor, officially kicking off his campaign in Hialeah Wednesday morning.

Amid 'Safety Concerns,' UF Cancels White Nationalist Speaking Event

August 16, 2017 - 9:45am

White nationalist Richard Spencer won’t be speaking at the University of Florida next month after all.

Debbie Wasserman Schultz Calls for Special Session to Remove Confederate Statue in Washington, DC

August 15, 2017 - 2:30pm
Kirby Smith statue from Statuary Hall

U.S. Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz is calling for Florida lawmakers to come back to work for a special session to remove a statue of a Confederate general selected to represent Florida in Washington, D.C.

Florida Democrats Ramp Up Voter Registration Effort in Wake of Charlottesville Protest

August 14, 2017 - 4:30pm

The Florida Democratic Party is pushing its statewide voter registration effort on the heels of a violent protest organized by white nationalists in Charlottesville, Va., this weekend.

Rick Scott Pushes for Constitutional Amendment on Tax Hikes

August 14, 2017 - 10:45am
Rick Scott

Gov. Rick Scott is aiming to make tax increases more difficult in the Sunshine State by requiring a supermajority vote from the Florida Legislature.

Jack Latvala Files Paperwork to Run for Governor

August 11, 2017 - 1:00pm
Jack Latvala

State Sen. Jack Latvala, R-Clearwater, is running for governor.

Francis Rooney Nabs Five Snakes in Everglades Python Hunt

August 11, 2017 - 11:30am
Francis Rooney

Florida congressman Francis Rooney had a wildly successful python hunting venture this week, bagging five snakes in the Florida Everglades Thursday evening.

Now a National Emergency, State Lawmakers Take Aim at Combatting Opioid Crisis

August 10, 2017 - 6:00pm
Jack Latvala, Vern Buchanan, Donald Trump, Lizbeth Benacquisto and Ray Rodrigues

President Donald Trump plans to declare the ongoing opioid crisis a national emergency in the U.S., making the announcement at his Bedminster Golf Course in New Jersey Thursday.


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