| Aug 14, 2014
| 10:38 AM
A Seminole County woman was arrested for Medicaid fraud Thursday after state investigators accused her of billing the program for thousands of dollars.
Teryl Atkins was employed by A&S Quality Care when "she allegedly billed the Medicaid program for...
| Aug 12, 2014
| 3:48 PM
In an effort to train toddlers to value outdoor play over TV time, and skim milk over chocolate, Broward County is poised to pass a sweeping new child-care law.
Day care operators will be forced to pull the plug on electronic media and offer healthier...
| Aug 8, 2014
| 8:20 AM
George Sheldon and Perry Thurston are so civil toward one another — publicly, at least — that they embraced after pitching themselves in back-to-back appearances before a group of Democratic activists in Plantation.
The two Democrats are...
| Aug 9, 2014
| 7:32 PM
Between now and Aug. 26, Florida Democrats need to decide if they'll go with their hearts or their minds in the race for their party's nomination for governor.
Tugging at their heartstrings is Nan Rich, a lifelong Democrat and champion of just about...
| Aug 9, 2014
Florida's attorney general wants a freeze on appellate court rulings involving the legality of the state's ban on same-sex marriage, saying the question should be resolved by the nation's highest justices.
Should State Attorney General Pam Bondi win a...
| Aug 7, 2014
| 1:17 PM
State Legislators headed back to Tallahassee for a special session today in order to redraw U.S. congressional districts. The state Legislature's district map was found to violate Florida's fair districts amendments.
One big downside for most...
| Aug 6, 2014
| 10:02 AM
Don’t look for gambling to be a hot topic in Florida’s race for governor.
Charlie Crist visited the SunSentinel’s Editorial Board on Tuesday, and our staff was able to squeeze in a question or two about gambling.
Crist said about the...
| Jul 26, 2014
| 7:59 PM
They've won the first two battles to make gay marriage legal in Florida. Now the state's largest LGBT civil rights organization has its next target in sight — a bill banning workplace discrimination based on sexual orientation.
"Being able to get...
| Aug 4, 2014
| 8:20 AM
It was an event tailor made for those who savor politics, and as it turns out, more than 350 of them showed up.
But it was also the ideal event for political candidates, who also took advantage of the event to meet and greet prospective voters, and also...
| Jul 25, 2014
| 5:04 PM
A Miami-Dade judge on Friday overturned Florida's gay marriage ban, the second judge in as many weeks to make that historic ruling.
In a 36-page ruling filled with soaring language, Circuit Judge Sarah Zabel concluded that the ban, added to Florida's...
| Aug 1, 2014
| 3:24 PM
An appeals court Friday ordered Florida and the Seminole County Sheriff's Office to return several million dollars and a yacht to a convicted Oklahoma gambling software producer, saying they were improperly seized following raid on a chain of Internet...