| Oct 2, 2014
| 11:37 AM
Republican challenger Paul Spain tells voters he can "work across party lines to get things done in Washington." His Democratic opponent, U.S. Rep. Lois Frankel, says she has spent nearly two years doing just that.
Spain and Frankel are running in a...
| Oct 1, 2014
| 5:35 PM
Parents must accompany minors if doctors recommend medical marijuana. State officials enforcing regulations should be sworn law-enforcement officers. Felons should be prohibited from becoming licensed caregivers.
Florida For Care, an offshoot of the pro-...
| Sep 24, 2014
| 9:00 PM
An Arnie moment
I watched with great interest the Golf Channel special on Arnold Palmer called "Arnie." It was an interesting story of his life and how he has impacted golf and the sports world. It made me think how he has impacted my life.
| Sep 20, 2014
| 7:57 PM
The Florida governor's race could turn on the turnout of various pockets of voters. No bloc is going un-courted as the candidates pull out all the stops to eke out a few more votes from pivotal demographic groups.
"It's political life or death," said...
| Sep 23, 2014
When voters go to the polls on Nov. 4, they will be asked to clarify who has the authority to appoint justices to the Florida Supreme Court when a justice's vacancy occurs on inauguration day. Currently, Florida's constitution is unclear about whether the...
| Jul 21, 2014
| 9:24 AM
There are several states in the union that allow specialty license plates adorned with the Confederate flag. And now there could be one more, Texas. Will Florida be next?
Probably not, but here's why.
The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth District...
| Aug 5, 2014
| 11:10 AM
Monthly premiums for the second year of Obamacare health insurance plans are expected to rise an average of 13 percent, Florida officials announced Monday.
The Florida Office of Insurance Regulation has completed its analysis of recently submitted health...
| Jun 28, 2014
| 6:32 PM
Former President Bill Clinton cheered Florida Democrats on Saturday with recollections of the economic boom times during his presidency – and the hope his party will prevail in 2014 and beyond.
To make that a reality, he helped the state’s...
| Aug 7, 2014
| 12:43 PM
The candidates for the Democratic nomination for governor rolled out dueling endorsements Thursday from gay rights groups.
Nan Rich of Weston, former Democratic leader of the Florida Senate, was endorsed by the Palm Beach County Human Rights Council....
| Aug 13, 2014
| 1:25 PM
TALLAHASSEE -- The groups that successfully sued to have Florida's congressional districts invalidated by a court are pledging to keep the legal fight going until lawmakers craft a radically different plan.
The Legislature on Monday passed a new version...
| Jul 15, 2014
| 7:46 AM
TALLAHASSEE -- The Florida Legislature's Republican leaders said Tuesday they would re-draw two unconstitutional Orlando-area congressional districts provided the courts allowed the new map to take effect in 2016 instead of in this year's midterm...