The Safety Net Hospital Alliance, which represents 12 Florida trauma centers, says there are clear abuses in the way hospitals are levying "trauma response" fees, and it would support legislation to rein in overcharging.
TALLAHASSEE — Three events next week will honor the life and accomplishments of former Gov. Reubin Askew, who died Thursday at the age of 85.
TALLAHASSEE — These past few months have been a rough stretch for Jesse Panuccio, the embattled executive director of Florida's Department of Economic Opportunity.
TALLAHASSEE — With their bill to suspend Florida's new education benchmarks stalled in the Legislature, opponents of the Common Core State Standards are pursuing a new strategy.
WASHINGTON — Relief is coming to tens of thousands of Floridians who experienced sudden, severe flood insurance rate increases or were stuck with homes they could not sell because new owners would get hit with increases.
Back in 2010, Rick Scott drew national attention for spending more than $70 million of his own money to win his first elected office as Florida's governor. Since then, the Republican has become known for serious matters, like his staunch opposition to the federal health law, as well as lighter moments, like when The …
TALLAHASSEE — The Florida Supreme Court on Thursday rejected the centerpiece of the 2003 medical malpractice overhaul law, blasting the Legislature for creating an "alleged medical malpractice crisis" and concluding that the cap on wrongful death noneconomic damages violates the state Constitution's equal …
Gov. Rick Scott: "Gov. Askew served our nation as a veteran, he served Florida's families as an elected officeholder, and he served our children as an educator. He helped lead Florida to enormous growth and was a trailblazer for good government. His advocacy for Florida's sunshine laws was a landmark moment for …
Eight same-sex Florida couples who legally married elsewhere in the United States have gone to federal court to demand that the Sunshine State recognize their unions.
Sept. 11, 1928: Reubin O'Donovan Askew is born in Muskogee, Okla., the youngest of six children. His parents divorce when Reubin is 2, and the children are raised by his mother.