TALLAHASSEE — Gov. Rick Scott will announce today in Tampa that he will ask lawmakers to cut auto registration fees by $401 million, saving the typical motorist $25 a year and bringing him possible political dividends in next year's face-off against Charlie Crist.
The interim chief of Florida's troubled child welfare agency will be leaving the department to take a job with the Miami-Dade County State Attorney's Office — but not until the end of the legislative session, during which lawmakers will decide how they can repair a system in turmoil.
Tampa Bay residents know that Fort De Soto Beach is one of our top jewels. Now readers of the nationwide newspaper USA Today do as well.
WASHINGTON — David Jolly's close association with C.W. Bill Young is his biggest asset as he tries to replace the late congressman. It may also be his biggest liability.
As he gears up to run against Republican Gov. Rick Scott, Democratic gubernatorial candidate Charlie Crist is making an issue of renewable energy.
The most important player in the Republican primary to succeed the late U.S. Rep. C.W. Bill Young probably isn't even on the ballot.
EVERGLADES NATIONAL PARK, Fla. (AP) — Twenty whales believed to be part of a pod found stranded in the Everglades this week were spotted Friday afternoon moving closer toward shore, a sign they may be reversing their earlier, positive course, wildlife officials said.
TALLAHASSEE — Florida Supreme Court justices held a one-hour, sometimes testy hearing Thursday on a proposed medical marijuana amendment to determine the constitutionality of ballot language.
Indian Rocks Beach welcomes boaters of all types to dock for free during the day at its public docks on the Intracoastal Waterway. Within two blocks of the docks, visitors will find more than a dozen restaurants, shops and attractions.
Tallahassee's political establishment has repeatedly blocked legislative votes on medical marijuana and will ask the Florida Supreme Court on Thursday to follow suit and keep the issue away from state voters in 2014.