| 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...
| Jul 13, 2014
| 4:33 PM
Broward Circuit Judge Steven Feren was no stranger to politics when he first ran for a seat on the bench six years ago.
Feren, 63, had already served more than a decade as mayor of Sunrise, and before that, he was in the Florida House of Representatives...
| Jul 10, 2014
| 4:29 PM
TALLAHASSEE -- Florida's re-drawn congressional map intentionally favors Republicans in violation of the anti-gerrymandering standards voters approved in 2010 and will have to be re-drawn, according to a ruling late Thursday from a Tallahassee judge....
| Aug 1, 2014
| 12:59 PM
The Florida Legislature must submit a revised map of all 27 congressional districts by Aug. 15 and propose a special election to fill those seats, a judge ruled Friday.
The decision by Circuit Court Judge Terry Lewis is part of the latest battle over...
| Jul 31, 2014
| 9:00 PM
First elected to a partial term in 2010, U.S. Rep. Ted Deutch is seeking a third full term representing northwest Broward and southwest Palm Beach counties.
He’ll be on the Aug. 26 primary ballot, facing fellow Democrat Emmanuel Morel, a retired...
| Jul 9, 2014
| 7:01 AM
TALLAHASSEE -- Gov. Rick Scott is touting his record as a tax-cutter in a new Spanish-language ad paid for by the Republican Party of Florida.
Scott has signed cuts to Florida's corporate income tax while in office -- achieved by raising the floor for...
| Jul 30, 2014
| 4:26 PM
Forget about Rick Scott and Charlie Crist duking it out over who makes the better governor. It's the fight over marijuana legalization that serves as the backdrop for the elections in Florida this fall.
With polls showing more than 60 percent of voters...
| Jul 30, 2014
| 3:50 PM
Three Republicans and two Democrats face off in the Aug. 26 primaries for the District 2 seat on the Osceola County Commission.
On the GOP side, incumbent John "Q" Quiñones is being challenged by former School Board member Julius Melendez and...
| 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...
| Jul 31, 2014
| 2:43 PM
As a former Florida Legislature staffer and a former public service commissioner, I cherished my duty to guard the public interest and seek a balance between the fiscal interests of consumers and monopoly utilities.
For this reason, I respectfully take...
| 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...