TALLAHASSEE — State Attorney Willie Meggs said Thursday that he will not investigate whether the state's open meetings law was violated by Gov. Rick Scott and the three elected Cabinet members in last month's ouster of the Florida Department of Law Enforcement commissioner.
A drive for Medicaid expansion grew Thursday with the nonpartisan League of Women Voters of Florida — one of the state's oldest political groups — calling on legislators to find a "unique and flexible Florida solution" to cover an estimated 750,000 uninsured people this year.
From Florida's capital to early voting Iowa, Jeb Bush dramatically beefed up his political committee this week making it the largest GOP presidential campaign-in-waiting.
Greg Baker stands in the Fodder & Shine kitchen explaining what will happen in a vast room full of gleaming ovens and prep counters when his phone rings for the fifth time. "And the haters gonna hate, hate, hate. Baby I'm just gonna shake, shake, shake. Shake it off." // Wife and business partner …
Lois Huyghue, who hates cold like cats hate getting wet, pulled into Coachman Park to run a marathon. At 5 a.m., it was 36 degrees. Wearing two coats, three T-shirts and two hats, she peered out of her car window at a park full of skinny people in shorts and tank tops.
None of them looked scared, …
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WASHINGTON — A bill to end all travel restrictions for Americans who want to visit Cuba will be introduced Thursday on Capitol Hill, marking the opening salvo in a fight that's brewing over whether Congress should further open Cuba to travel and trade now that …
GAINESVILLE — The University of Florida is changing the name of its records management system known as "ISIS," a move being applauded by a student who is the cousin of a journalist killed by the terrorist organization of the same name.
ST. PETERSBURG — Though Florida's House speaker appeared Wednesday to squash Medicaid expansion for a third year in a row, supporters of a new plan to extend health coverage to the working poor say they believe events are lining up in their favor.
TALLAHASSEE — Florida Gov. Rick Scott unveiled a proposed $77 billion budget Wednesday that spends nearly all of a $1 billion surplus on tax cuts and an increase in education spending, but it also cuts the state workforce further while shifting education costs to local taxpayers.
The "In Dog We Trust'' rug is bringing a little comfort to dogs that, like the rug, are a little less than perfect.