With legislative committees poised to start meeting again in less than a month, Senate President Joe Negron on Tuesday revamped the leadership of several key Senate panels.
The insurance industry and plaintiffs' attorneys are trying to help sway the Florida Supreme Court in a potentially high-stakes case stemming from a fatal auto accident in 2006 in Palm Beach County.
Insurance-industry groups and the Florida Justice Association, which represents plaintiffs' attorneys, have filed dueling briefs in recent weeks in the case centered on whether Geico General Insurance Co. acted in “bad faith” in handling a claim from the 2006 accident.
Landlines are quickly going the way of rotary-dial phones in Florida.
A state report released this week showed that large numbers of Floridians continue unplugging the types of phone lines that were a fixture of life for decades. Instead, they are reaching into their pockets for mobile phones or using internet technology to chat with friends and family.
A federal appeals court is poised to hear arguments in a class-action lawsuit challenging the constitutionality of a state law that has led to Florida Power & Light and Duke Energy Florida collecting money from customers for nuclear-power projects.
State regulators next week could give an initial boost to a Florida Power & Light proposal to build an estimated $888 million power plant in Broward County --- part of a series of FPL projects to add new natural gas-plants.
Attorneys for Gov. Rick Scott argued Monday the Florida Supreme Court should reject a lawsuit challenging the governor's veto of $37.4 million that would compensate homeowners for healthy citrus trees cut down by the state.
A Tampa Christian school is continuing a legal battle about whether it should have been allowed to offer a prayer over a stadium loudspeaker before a state high-school football championship game.
Gov. Rick Scott late Friday signed 13 bills, including a measure that will carry out a constitutional amendment aimed at boosting the use of solar energy in the state.
Gov. Rick Scott and House Speaker Richard Corcoran haven't exactly gotten along so well the past few months.
Saying the Florida Department of Children and Families didn't do its job, state lawmakers last month approved paying $3.75 million in a 2011 child-abuse case that drew national headlines.
But the planned payment in the death of 10-year-old Nubia Barahona and injuries suffered by her twin brother, Victor, was part of a broader effort this year by lawmakers to compensate people for injuries or deaths caused by actions --- or negligence --- of government agencies.