| Jul 11, 2012
| 4:34 PM
By William E. Gibson, Washington Bureau WASHINGTON — Florida Republicans voted with the House majority on Wednesday to repeal “Obamacare,” taking the political risk that voters in November will reward their on-going attempts to undo...
| Jul 23, 2012
| 4:41 PM
The Apopka Area Chamber of Commerce Hob Nob and straw poll resulted in resounding preferences for Republicans with only a couple of exceptions. And where Republicans meet first in primaries, U.S. Rep. Connie Mack IV also wins over a Republican...
| Jun 1, 2012
| 7:44 AM
The federal Department of Justice ordered a halt to Florida's systematic purge of suspected non-citizens from voter rolls, saying the effort breaks two federal laws.
And concerns about the accuracy of the state's list of suspected non-citizens led all...
| Jun 23, 2011
| 3:21 PM
First of two parts
Feeling overwhelmed by all this talk of redistricting?
Well, the topic may sound complex, even boring. But you have a lot at stake.
That's why I've produced: "Lies, secrets and shenanigans: The top 10 ways redistricting affects...
| Nov 17, 2010
| 4:36 AM
My question seemed simple enough: Whose money was it?
Sure, I knew the names of the politicians who opposed the fair-districting amendments, which we overwhelmingly approved at the polls earlier this month.
I knew that Dean Cannon and Mike Haridopolos...
| Dec 8, 2010
| 5:31 PM
Amtrak backed off its demands Wednesday for an ironclad insurance deal with SunRail, clearing the tracks for the Central Florida commuter train to roll again toward a startup in 2013.
The national carrier dropped its opposition to the $1.2 billion...
| Dec 4, 2010
| 7:07 PM
In a letter distributed by a civil-rights group, U.S. Rep. Corrine Brown has asked the U.S. Justice department to investigate a series of unorthodox licensing inspections of Orange County barbershops carried out by deputies and state licensing...
| Jul 21, 2011
| 4:01 PM
In today's Friday Files, Florida Attorney General Pam Bondi strikes back against the former investigators who say Bondi's office ousted them for too aggressively going after fraudulent — and deep-pocketed — foreclosure firms in this state....
| Mar 14, 2011
| 2:34 PM
A bill aimed at combating Florida's pill-mill industry and the nation's prescription drug abuse problems was introduced in the House by a Sarasota congressman on Monday.
"The Pill Mill Crackdown Act of 2011" has a host of provisions, including toughening...
| May 14, 2012
| 4:44 AM
JACKSONVILLE, Florida -- Saying he had no discretion under state law, a judge sentenced a Jacksonville, Florida, woman to 20 years in prison Friday for firing a warning shot in an effort to scare off her abusive husband.
| May 11, 2012
| 7:41 PM
Saying he had no discretion under state law, a judge sentenced a Jacksonville, Fla., woman to 20 years in prison Friday for firing a warning shot in an effort to scare off her abusive husband.
Marissa Alexander unsuccessfully tried to use Florida's...