Sunshine State News is teaming up with the American Media Institute to present a series of articles looking at one of the most contentious issues facing the Florida Legislature.
Florida congressmen reacted as the U.S. House of Representatives pulled a vote on the bill to repeal and replace Obamacare at the last minute Friday afternoon.
State and federal officials announced Friday that the recent screwworm infestation in South Florida has been eliminated, ending a potentially serious threat to farm livestock and warm-blooded pets.
President Donald Trump unveiled his $1.15 trillion budget in the early hours of Thursday morning with pledges to increase defense spending, but many Florida lawmakers have yet to be convinced the proposal is a step in the right direction for the nation.
Authorities say Florida should brace for another Zika outbreak this year. The tip-off, they say, is the state's unseasonably warm winter. And they're looking for another $1.2 million -- a total of $3.8 million -- to fight back.
The Florida Senate Committee on Judiciary, chaired by Senator Greg Steube, R-Sarasota, passed Senate Bill 436, Religious Expression in Public Schools, on Tuesday.
Sunshine State News reporter Allison Nielsen will be on the air Monday morning with Greg Penglis from 1330 WEBY in Northwest Florida talking gun issues in the Sunshine State.
One species, the Burmese python, is wreaking havoc on the Everglades, and if left alone much longer, it will change the balance of nature in the delicate ecosystem perhaps forever.
The Florida Senate Committee on Education today passed Senate Bill 436 by Sen. Dennis Baxley, R-Lady Lake, Religious Expression in Public Schools. Senate President Joe Negron emphasized it Tuesday during his Opening Day speech as a bill he favors.
In the following, Everglades farmers have taken all five items in Senate President Joe Negron's memo of last week to his senators, “Update Regarding Lake Okeechobee Discharges,” and replied to each one. This reply was presented to Negron as an attachment to Monday's letter to him.