TALLAHASSEE — Gov. Rick Scott traveled the state the last two months calling out legislators for opposing his top budget priorities. He spent more than $1.2 million on ads trying to w …
UPDATE: Late Thursday House leaders announced they would not attempt a vote on Friday, conceding insufficient votes.
CLEARWATER — Cincinnati-based First Transit has sued the Pinellas Suncoast Transit Authority, alleging it lost the county's trolley contract because a "who's who of Clearwater" lobbied the board to choose the less qualified Jolley Trolley.
The Florida House is expected to pass watered-down legislation meant to increase the number of trauma centers in the state on Friday.
State Rep. Larry Ahern's legislation to help reform the Pinellas County Construction Licensing Board is dead once again.
By CHRISTOPHER SPATA
Times Staff Writer
A troupe of performers will walk on stage Sunday.
Catching you up on overnight happenings, and what you need to know today.
TALLAHASSEE — As a sign of "increasing weight" in the legislative process, Senate Democrats have enough votes to block a key priority of House Speaker Richard Corcoran, who wants to increase the property tax exemption for homeowners.
TAMPA — He was still standing there, wide open and all alone.
If you squinted your eyes, you might’ve noticed Flea flicking some stiffness from his wrists. You might’ve spotted Anthony Kiedis or Chad Smith huffing a little with hands upon hips.
Lawmakers secretly struck a tentative compromise Thursday on one of the most consequential education reforms of the 2017 session — a $200 million program to help students who attend perpetually failing K-12 public schools in Florida....
High A Charlotte SS Jake Cronenworth became the 11th player in the organization’s history to have a 20-game hitting streak, joining the likes of Carl Crawford (20 games) and Aubrey Huff (team record 28 games)....