TALLAHASSEE — After trying for four years to improve conditions at the state's assisted living facilities, the Florida Senate on Wednesday sent to the governor a proposal to improve enforcement and oversight at the homes that serve more than 86,000 senior residents.
Jeb Bush doesn't think a 2016 presidential contender needs to raise $1 billion in campaign cash. But, just in case, his campaign-in-waiting seems intent on dominating the fundraising competition anyway.
Describing the state of affairs in the Florida Legislature, Senate President Andy Gardiner summed it up well.
ORLANDO — The last three defendants in the death of a Florida A&M drum major were convicted of manslaughter and hazing Friday, ending a 3-year-old case that shined a light on ritualized hazing within the school's famed marching band.
TALLAHASSEE — A bill that would impose a 24-hour waiting period on women seeking an abortion is headed to Republican Gov. Rick Scott.
TALLAHASSEE — It was intended to be an offer the Florida Senate couldn't refuse: Give up the quest to expand Medicaid and the Florida House would set aside $600 million in state money to protect hospitals and county health departments facing extreme budget cuts.
TALLAHASSEE — Supporters of Amendment 1, an environmental ballot measure that passed last year with a resounding 75 percent of the vote, are bracing for a legal battle with legislators over how to spend a $740 million windfall.
TALLAHASSEE — After a battle that lasted three years and pumped more than $1 million to lobbyists, craft breweries will soon be allowed to sell their beer in half-gallon growlers.
WASHINGTON — Marco Rubio nearly quit politics.
NASHUA, N.H. — Jeb Bush and Marco Rubio have turned explaining their similar positions on immigration reform into a political art form.