Duval Circuit Judge Mark Hulsey III, the subject of an investigation over allegations that he made sexist and racially intensitive comments from the bench, abruptly resigned his judgeship Monday on the eve of the start of a highly unusual impeachment investigation by the Legislature.
It never fails. With every Florida legislative session, lawmakers can't seem to help filing bills on hot-button education issues. They resonate with parents, generating buzz as the Legislature focuses on other drier concerns.
TALLAHASSEE — A powerful state senator trying to push through a dramatic expansion of gambling in Florida recently worked for the company that owns an iconic Miami Beach hotel interested in adding slot machines.
Legislators have proposed several law changes for the upcoming 2017 session that would either expand or restrict gun ownership and possession.
TALLAHASSEE — Teachers won raises. School districts got a boost in per-pupil funding. Charter schools nearly doubled their construction and maintenance dollars.
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TALLAHASSEE — Picture this different view of public life in Florida.
TALLAHASSEE — Since the summer shooting that devastated Latin night at Pulse, an Orlando gay nightclub, state Rep. Carlos Guillermo Smith has worn a rainbow-patterned ribbon on his lapel.
TALLAHASSEE — Marion Hammer's phone rang as news bulletins reported that five tourists were shot to death at Fort Lauderdale-International Airport.