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  • Scott, lawmakers should renew the Seminole pact: Editorial

    Scott, lawmakers should renew the Seminole pact: Editorial
    Gambling is risky by its very nature. Responsible budgeting, however, shouldn't be. With that in mind, Florida lawmakers now faced with options on gambling policy would be wise to choose the safest one: renewing the state's compact with the Seminole...
  • Five things for Monday, April 13, 2015

    Five things for Monday, April 13, 2015
    Here are your stories for Monday in Central Florida: fatal race-car crash at the Exotic Driving Experience at Walt Disney World Speedway; feud between Gov. Rick Scott and Florida Senate; Falcon 9 rocket launch; foliage growers in Apopka; and Doggie Art...
  • Feud between state Senate, Gov. Scott boils over

    Feud between state Senate, Gov. Scott boils over
    TALLAHASSEE — Gov. Rick Scott headed for California on Sunday for a two-day mission to lure jobs to Florida, leaving behind a seemingly intractable budget battle and a growing rift between his administration and the Florida Senate. The feud...
  • Dancing on graves of poor people

    Dancing on graves of poor people
    Legislators must accomplish just one task during their annual 60-day legislative session — pass a state budget. But this year, it's hard to see how the Florida House and Senate are ever going to get there. The Senate, long considered the more...
  • House of Cards, 'treason' cited in battle for House speaker in 2020

    House of Cards, 'treason' cited in battle for House speaker in 2020
    TALLAHASSEE – Exactly who is going to be Florida House Speaker in 2020 is probably the last thing on the minds of Central Floridians. But the subject is paramount among top Republicans all over Florida as allegations of “treason,”...
  • Florida Gov. Scott heads to California on job-seeking trip

    Florida Gov. Rick Scott is heading out on a two-day trip to California in an effort to convince businesses from that state to move east. Scott leaves Sunday for the Los Angeles area, where the Republican governor will try to convince shipping companies...
  • Florida's political parties rake in money during session

    Florida's Republican-controlled Legislature is the middle of another contentious session where it's deciding everything from the future of gambling in the state to whether or not grocery stores can sell liquor in their aisles. And the corporations, trade...
  • After backlash, Florida puts limits on standardized testing

    Responding to a backlash about the continued use of high-stakes standardized tests, the Florida Legislature on Thursday passed significant changes to the system that was primarily put in place by former Gov. Jeb Bush. The changes, though not as wide as...
  • Lawmakers pass gun evacuation bill, others appear uncertain

    The Florida House passed a bill Thursday allowing gun owners to take their weapons during mandatory emergency evacuations, sending it to Gov. Rick Scott for approval. However, bills allowing guns on university campuses and in public schools face an...
  • House passes religious exemption to block gay adoptions

    House passes religious exemption to block gay adoptions
    TALLAHASSEE — The Florida House on Thursday approved $690 million in tax cuts and a bill allowing residents fleeing hurricanes to carry guns without a permit, but the bill attracting the most controversy allows private adoption agencies to reject...
  • Lawmakers inch closer to eliminating alimony

    Lawmakers inch closer to eliminating alimony
    Permanent alimony may become a thing of the past in Florida. State lawmakers, who have wrestled with the issue for five years, have come up with a bill that has won the support of the Florida Bar and eliminates the concerns that caused Gov. Rick Scott...