| Oct 30, 2013
| 1:15 PM
TALLAHASSEE -- The Republican leadership of the Florida Legislature served notice Wednesday that they intend to challenge a medical marijuana ballot question before the state's high court.
House Speaker Will Weatherford, R-Wesley Chapel, and Senate...
| Oct 29, 2013
| 12:51 PM
Revised 1:30 p.m. 10/29/13 to revise date for responses to written arguments.
Advocates to legalize medical marijuana in Florida and Attorney General Pam Bondi's objections will spar over the next six weeks in the Florida Supreme Court.
| Sep 23, 2013
| 4:58 PM
The state of Florida is about to give away $350 million to some of the very banks that helped cause the housing bust.
But before your blood pressure starts spiking, let me explain why this isn't such a bad thing.
This is a bailout that helps...
| Oct 29, 2013
| 1:00 PM
Updated | 3:24 p.m. and 4 p.m.
Original post | 1:22 p.m.
No press release. No news conference. No Twitter message.
State Rep. Perry Thurston, the Broward Democrat who is minority party leader in the Florida House, had been saying for months that...
| Oct 25, 2013
| 3:50 AM
UPDATED: In local public-affairs programming this weekend:
Greg Warmoth focuses on bullying on "Central Florida Spotlight" at 12:30 p.m. Sunday on WFTV-Channel 9. He interviews Tricia Norman, mother of Rebecca Sedwick, the Polk County girl who killed...
| Oct 27, 2013
Sen. Ted Cruz is Florida Republicans' Frankenstein monster, the son of Rick Scott.
Everyone is pinning the debacle of the shutdown of the federal government and the threat of default on the nation's debt on Cruz alone. But the truth is the Florida GOP...
| Oct 24, 2013
| 8:31 AM
updated 10/24/2013 4:56 p.m. with response from Ben Pollara of United For Care:
State Attorney General Pam Bondi is challenging a proposal to put a medical marijuana ballot initiative before voters in the November 2014 election. She sent an petition...
| Oct 22, 2013
| 10:37 AM
Authorities investigating the escape of two Orlando-area convicted killers have "uncovered key facts and targeted several suspects," the Florida Department of Law Enforcement commissioner said at a news conference in Tallahassee.
"I can assure you...
| Oct 21, 2013
| 8:45 AM
TALLAHASSEE -- Florida Democrats finally have a viable statewide candidate for next year.
George Sheldon, who served as Florida's secretary for the Department of Children and Families, announced Monday he would challenge Republican Pam Bondi for...
| 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'...
| Oct 11, 2013
| 3:33 PM
TALLAHASSEE — Florida has a quandary when it comes to drinking water: Go the relatively cheap and nonintrusive route to preserve enough high-quality stuff to drink, or wait until "big government" has to do it.
Intergovernmental squabbles and...