| Jun 8, 2014
| 9:00 PM
Two years after Florida formed a task force to curb the spike in babies born addicted to painkillers, the Scripps Research Institute in Jupiter has won a federal grant to study the drugs' effects on the developing brain.
The hope is to determine how...
| Jun 3, 2014
| 5:29 AM
It used to be a politically safe bet to condemn same-sex marriage. As recently as 2008, Florida voters passed an amendment to the state constitution to ban it.
Today — a mere six years later — a majority of Floridians favor marriage...
| Jun 6, 2014
| 9:16 AM
Following her vote against an amendment to a bill in Congress that would restrict federal agents’ ability to go after marijuana users in states where the drug is legal, U.S. Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz, D-Weston, has also come out against...
| Jun 8, 2014
How should you feel about Florida Attorney General Pam Bondi, Gov. Rick Scott and their well-publicized fight against same-sex marriage?
So glad you asked.
No. 1, you could be insulted.
Insulted that one of the top elected officials in the state has...
| Jul 3, 2014
| 2:07 PM
The Sunshine State isn’t the same place it was a mere six years ago. In cultural terms, our social attitudes about gay rights, in particular, have moved forward at a lightning pace.
A peek at Florida’s constitution shows that, along with...
| Jun 22, 2014
| 6:44 AM
As George Sheldon and Perry Thurston compete for the Democratic nomination for attorney general, they're friendly foes going after a bigger target: Republican incumbent Pam Bondi.
Sheldon was more pointed than Thurston in his criticisms of Bondi when...
| 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,...
| Mar 16, 2014
| 7:02 AM
It's the height of season, and not just for snowbirds enjoying Florida while it's still cold up north. In the political world, it's the season for raising money.
"This is high hunting season in the fundraising business," said Mark Foley, a Palm Beach...
| May 14, 2014
| 8:42 AM
Para los conductores ebrios de Florida implicados en un accidente de tráfico grave, la tentación de huir en lugar de parar, prestar ayuda y esperar a que la policía llegue, pronto podría acabar.
Un proyecto de ley, aprobado unánimemente por la...
| May 15, 2014
| 8:14 AM
Democratic gubernatorial candidate Nan Rich raised $20,748 in cash for her campaign account in April, while also receiving $34,583 in in-kind contributions, newly filed reports show.
Rich, a former Senate minority leader from Weston, is far behind...
| 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&...