| Aug 22, 2013
| 8:20 AM
In public-affairs programming this weekend:
WFTV-Channel 9's "Central Florida Spotlight" examines pollution along the Wekiva River and its springs at 12:30 p.m. Sunday. Martie Salt fills in as host for Greg Warmoth. Her guests include state Sen. David...
| Aug 16, 2013
| 12:14 PM
Gov. Rick Scott will be taking his "we're getting people to work" message to a gathering of Young Republicans in downtown Orlando tonight.
Scott will be delivering the keynote address to the three-day conference of the Florida Federation of Young...
| Aug 2, 2013
| 7:08 PM
TALLAHASSEE — Think what you will about the protesters outside Gov. Rick Scott's office who want Florida lawmakers to address their long list of grievances: from racial profiling and voter disenfranchisement to "stand your ground."
| Jul 23, 2013
| 4:49 PM
Declaring that Florida is not safe for pedestrians or bicyclists, Florida Department of Transportation Secretary Ananth Prasad said Tuesday that his department is changing its road design and engineering principals on the state's dangerous roads.
| Jul 21, 2013
| 5:32 AM
To those folks pushing for a boycott of Florida …
I understand that you're heartsick. I know that you're frustrated and stunned by a verdict you find hard to accept.
I get all that. Really, I do.
But let me suggest that a boycott of Florida...
| Jul 17, 2013
| 4:23 PM
U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder made an impassioned call this week to overturn "stand your ground" laws in states across the nation in the wake of George Zimmerman's acquittal in Trayvon Martin's shooting death.
But is there any hope of that happening...
| Jun 11, 2013
| 5:39 PM
The Orlando Sentinel editorial board urged Gov. Rick Scott to sign a bill that would ban local efforts to mandate paid sick time for local workers, a move that could nullify a controversial 2014 referendum pending in Orange County.
| Jun 10, 2013
| 8:55 AM
TALLAHASSEE -- An employment benefits bill inspired by Orange County political fight over sick-leave was sent to Gov. Rick Scott's desk Monday, giving him 15 days to decide its fate.
The bill has drawn an intense lobbying push from Democrats, unions and...
| May 31, 2013
| 11:23 AM
A roster of prominent progressive women have signed a letter asking Gov. Rick Scott to veto legislation that would block local communities from passing mandatory paid sick time measures, such as the one pending in Orange County.
The group –...
| May 30, 2013
| 10:47 AM
U.S. Rep. Debbie Wasserman Shultz said she's urged Gov. Rick Scott to veto a bill that would block any adoption of local mandatory paid sick time measures, such as one pending in Orange County.
The Westin Democrat and other progressive panelists on...
| May 16, 2013
| 12:33 PM
In local public-affairs programming this weekend:
Former Florida Supreme Court Chief Justice Charles Wells talks to "Political Connections" at 11 a.m. and 8 p.m. Sunday on Central Florida News. He talks to Ybeth Bruzual about a book he has written,...