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Aiming to 'Help All Students,' Scott Signs HB 7069 Into Law

June 15, 2017 - 4:00pm

A controversial K-12 education bill became law Thursday after Gov. Rick Scott gave the legislation his blessing despite mixed reactions over whether or not the bill would truly help Florida’s public school students.

Rick Scott to Sign Controversial HB 7069 Into Law

June 15, 2017 - 11:00am
Rick Scott

A controversial K-12 education bill is expected to become law Thursday after Gov. Rick Scott gave the legislation his blessing despite mixed reactions over whether or not the bill would truly be a boost to the state's public school students.

Scott Vetoes Sweeping Higher Education Bill

June 14, 2017 - 10:00pm
Rick Scott and Joe Negron

Gov. Rick Scott slashed a red line through Senate President Joe Negron’s top legislative priority on Wednesday, vetoing an extensive plan to boost the state’s higher education system.

Fresh Off of Special Session, State Reps Now Competing for Social Media 'Likes'

June 14, 2017 - 11:00am

Florida lawmakers are now competing to see who is the most popular girl in school -- or state representative -- in Tallahassee.

Joe Biden, Bill Nelson Set to Headline Florida Dems Annual Dinner

June 14, 2017 - 10:45am
Joe Biden, Bill Nelson, Andrew Gillum and Gwen Graham

The Florida Democratic Party has unveiled its list of speakers for its annual gathering of party faithful at the Leadership Blue gala which will be held in Hollywood this weekend.

Peace, Love and Politics: Former Enemies Scott, Corcoran Embark on Statewide 'Victory Tour'

June 13, 2017 - 3:30pm

A once-unlikely political pairing between two of the bitterest enemies in Florida politics has seemingly come to an end.

Democrats Trash 'Broke' FDP for Picking Scandal-Ridden Wasserman Schultz to Open Leadership Blue Gala

June 13, 2017 - 2:30pm
Tim Canova, Debbie Wasserman Schultz and Stephen Bittel

UPDATE 4:15 P.M.: Debbie Wasserman Schultz has pulled out of speaking at the Florida Democratic Party's Leadership Blue gala after party staffers confirmed she would delivering opening remarks. 

Grumblings are growing louder over former Democratic National Committee chairwoman Debbie Wasserman Schultz’s scheduled opening remarks for the Florida Democratic Party’s Leadership Blue gala this weekend.

Former State Rep. Baxter Troutman Jumps in Ag Commissioner Race

June 12, 2017 - 2:30pm
Baxter Troutman

Another Republican is jumping into the race to become Florida’s next Agriculture Commissioner.

Orlando, State Remember Pulse Nightclub Victims One Year After Attack

Florida Shifts Burden of Proof in 'Stand Your Ground' Cases

June 10, 2017 - 12:00am

Florida is officially shifting the burden of proof in Stand Your Ground cases.


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