| Oct 15, 2013
| 3:37 PM
Last month, Attorney General Pam Bondi was supposedly thinking about going after Donald Trump for running a get-rich seminar that some Floridians said fleeced them out of thousands of dollars.
New York's A.G. had already filed suit, saying that Trump'...
| Feb 17, 2014
| 9:19 AM
TALLAHASSEE – Florida’s sudden rush to legalize marijuana for the sick or dying is heading toward a potentially important speed bump: Gov. Rick Scott.
While Republican and Democratic lawmakers are rushing to advance bills legalizing some...
| 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 14, 2014
| 2:51 PM
Yes, it's Valentine's Day, and lonelyhearts are looking for love.
But Homeland Security and the Federal Trade Commission say to beware when seeking companionship online.
Dating websites can harbor scammers, authorities warn.
Some approaches that...
| Feb 13, 2014
| 3:40 PM
Care to set up your own shooting range in the backyard?
Go right ahead, state law says.
That has local leaders in an uproar, with Sunrise Mayor Mike Ryan leading the charge.
On Tuesday, the Sunrise commission approved a resolution urging the state...
| Feb 26, 2014
| 1:52 PM
Sunrise Mayor Mike Ryan wanted to know whether he and his fellow commissioners can ban backyard gun ranges in their city without running afoul of state law.
The answer came this week in a two-page letter that refers to previous Attorney General opinions...
| Jan 27, 2014
| 2:18 PM
Attorney General candidate Perry Thurston, a Broward Democrat, issued a cautious, nuanced statement Monday in response to the Florida Supreme Court decision allowing voters to decide in November if they want to authorize medical marijuana.
| 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&...
| Mar 10, 2014
| 11:19 AM
Two big name New York Republicans are teaming up to help Florida Attorney General Pam Bondi raise campaign cash.
Donald Trump, the real estate developer and reality TV host, and Rudy Giuliani, the former mayor of New York City, at the “special...
| Mar 13, 2014
| 7:30 AM
The American Civil Liberties Union and its Florida affiliate announced Thursday they’ve filed a lawsuit on behalf of eight same-sex couples challenging Florida’s refusal to recognize their marriages performed in other states.
One of the...