| Sep 10, 2014
| 11:21 AM
TALLAHASSEE – About two-dozen Florida springs clean-up projects got a $25 million taxpayer infusion Wednesday when a budget-writing panel signed off on plans to clean up leaky septic tanks and polluted waters, feeding both springs and development....
| Sep 9, 2014
| 1:34 PM
Yet another poll, this one from PPP, finds the governor's race close, showing Democrat Charlie Crist holding a 3 point lead over Republican Gov. Rick Scott, and the medical marijuana initiative floating just above the 60 percent level needed for...
| Sep 18, 2014
| 3:57 PM
If money is the lubricant of democracy, then Gov. Rick Scott is the political equivalent of the Gulf Oil Spill.
On the campaign trail, Scott likes to make a virtue out of his stiffness, and successfully contrasts it with the polished demeanor of...
| Sep 16, 2014
| 1:23 PM
Most elections give voters a choice between two candidates. But when it comes to the judges running for re-election to the appeals court, the rules are a little different.
When voters decide whether Fourth District Court of Appeal judges Alan Forst,...
| Sep 9, 2014
| 12:35 PM
Handcuffed and dressed in a blue county-issued jumpsuit, former Orlando expressway authority board member Scott Batterson was denied bail this morning as he sought a temporary release from jail.
Batterson, 38, has spent the past two weeks incarcerated...
| Sep 9, 2014
| 8:58 AM
TALLAHASSEE -- A Day After the Republican Governors Association went up with a commercial capitalizing on trial lawyer John Morgan's profanity-based tirade, Planned Parenthood is wading into Florida's gubernatorial contest with a spot taking aim at Gov....
| Sep 20, 2014
| 1:29 PM
What will be one of the longest continuous bicycle paths in the country is expected to bring roughly $120 million in economic impact annually to the state once it is completed while giving cyclists a safe alternative to biking on the road.
| Sep 19, 2014
| 6:24 PM
When the final bullets were silenced at a home on a dirt road in the North Florida town of Bell, every family member inside was dead, deputies said.
Donald Spirit is believed to be the lone gunman responsible for slaying his 28-year-old daughter and her...
| Aug 18, 2014
| 2:43 PM
Broward and Palm Beach County voters face critically important primaries and nonpartisan elections in one week, but so far people aren't rushing to their mailboxes to vote by mail or to the county's early voting sites.
"It's very low," Palm Beach County...
| Aug 21, 2014
| 7:24 AM
Primary day is less than a week away, and in District 100 -- the only open state House seat in South Florida with a three-way race -- one candidate is getting a lot of help from the other party.
The Democratic primary will almost certainly determine who...
| Sep 2, 2014
| 3:24 PM
If some South Florida officials feel a bit smug these days because the recession is ebbing and tax revenues are increasing, they should lose the smugness in a hurry.
While they're at it, they should tighten their belts, for the cost of living in South...