| May 1, 2014
| 3:16 PM
All 600 inmates have been accounted for after an explosion that wrecked a four-story jail in Pensacola, Fla., killing two inmates and injuring 184 people.
Two inmates and one staff member remained hospitalized Thursday afternoon. Their conditions were...
| Dec 20, 2013
Shame on the Florida fire marshal and the state agency that regulates LP gas.
Nearly five months after an explosion at the Blue Rhino plant nearly took a chunk of Tavares off the map, neither agency has figured out what happened — or, at least...
| Dec 10, 2013
| 8:41 AM
TALLAHASSEE -- It may not be enough to know economics or physics anymore. Lawmakers want to make it mandatory for high-schoolers to take a financial literacy course teaching them how to manage money and protect their credit scores.
Sen. Dorothy Hukill,...
| Nov 7, 2013
| 8:50 AM
TALLAHASSEE -- Chief Financial Officer Jeff Atwater's office has withdrawn a subpoena it filed with a Tallahassee-based public-radio station after learning the reporter was "uncomfortable" with the tactic.
Atwater's office has subpoenaed the audio and...
| Nov 6, 2013
| 2:02 PM
UPDATE: The subpoena has been withdrawn. Read more about it here.
TALLAHASSEE -- Florida Chief Financial Officer Jeff Atwater's office has subpoenaed the audio and notes from WFSU reporter Lynn Hatter following a radio report on the federal health-...
| Mar 4, 2014
| 8:08 AM
TALLAHASSEE -- Here's Gov. Rick Scott's State of the State speech to lawmakers:
Good morning, Chief Justice Polston and distinguished members of the Supreme Court.
Welcome Attorney General Pam Bondi,
Chief Financial Officer Jeff Atwater,...
| Feb 13, 2014
| 7:23 AM
Have a question about your homeowner's insurance? Think your health insurance should have covered more of your medical costs?
Florida provides a toll-free helpline -- 877-693-5236 -- to help answer questions about your health, auto, home, life or other...
| Feb 13, 2014
| 12:36 PM
OK, this gambling stuff is heating up. NoCasinos.org sent out a press release announcing its "statesmen's council" of supporters. Best for Florida, sponsored by Associated Industries of Florida, spelled out its thoughts supporting gambling expansion in...
| Feb 13, 2014
| 2:15 PM
State Chief Financial Officer Jeff Atwater of North Palm Beach raised $106,388 for his campaign account in January, bringing the total for his re-election bid to nearly $1.3 million, according to newly filed campaign-finance reports.
Almost all of...
| Feb 21, 2014
| 9:10 AM
Monday starts Florida Saves Week that the Florida Cabinet recently started to encourage people to save.
Floridians should have a “long-term savings plan in order to ensure a strong financial future,” Florida Chief Financial Officer Jeff...
| Mar 3, 2014
| 3:19 PM
Palm Beach County elected officials and business leaders converge on Tallahassee Tuesday and Wednesday to try to flex their political muscles at the start of state lawmakers’ two-month legislative session.
The annual “Palm Beach County Day&...