If I'm a Democratic House member in any competitive district in America or a Democratic incumbent senator up for re-election this year in a moderate-to-conservative state like North Carolina, Arkansas, Colorado, Alaska or Louisiana, I'm waking up more than a little anxious about what happened in Pinellas County on …
TALLAHASSEE — After a year of damaging news reports about child deaths from abuse and neglect, a Florida Senate committee on Tuesday passed a package of proposals intended to improve the quality and quantity of regulation over the state's child welfare system.
TALLAHASSEE — Gov. Rick Scott will use a new statewide TV ad buy to soften his personal image with voters as he also collaborates on an upbeat book about people who chased their dreams in Florida.
TALLAHASSEE — Arcades like Dave & Busters and Chuck E Cheese will no longer be in violation of state law when they operate their coinless games under a bill that won unanimous support Wednesday in the Senate Gaming Committee.
TALLAHASSEE — State lawmakers have a plan to keep kids safe at school: allow teachers to pack heat.
WASHINGTON — U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio, continuing to move past last year's damaging immigration debate and sounding ever more like a presidential candidate, on Monday outlined ideas to spur economic growth, including giving private companies control over the nation's wireless capability.
As Gov. Rick Scott gave his State of the State speech to open the legislative session last week, his cheering section looked on from the upstairs visitors box in the House chamber.
JACKSONVILLE — A Florida man convicted of attempted murder in a confrontation over loud music will have to wait until at least Friday to see if a judge sentences him or waits until after the 47-year-old software developer's retrial on first-degree murder.
Richard Gere was popping up all over the area this weekend, so keep an eye out for our favorite American Gigolo. Rays manager Joe Maddon on Sunday tweeted a picture of himself and Gere taken in Tampa at Steinbrenner Field before a spring training game. Even though Gere was in a Yankees cap, Maddon tweeted, "Very cool to …
Medical marijuana is not only doing well in public opinion surveys, but it could get an unexpected and unintended boost from its most high-profile opponent: Gov. Rick Scott.