| Feb 5, 2015
| 3:36 PM
Two members of the Florida Cabinet finally pushed back against Gov. Rick Scott's power grab.
At Thursday's Cabinet meeting in Tampa, Chief Financial Officer Jeff Atwater and Agriculture Commissioner Adam Putnam resisted Scott's attempt to replace the...
| Feb 9, 2015
| 1:23 PM
It takes a bold scammer to pose as Florida's attorney general.
But that's what's happening, Attorney General Pam Bondi warned Monday. Scammers are altering their caller identification to display the attorney general's fraud hotline or another government...
| Feb 6, 2015
| 12:55 PM
If only Pam Bondi loved her job as much as she loves dogs.
As the state's attorney general, Bondi is a member of the Florida Cabinet. She and the other Cabinet members — Chief Financial Officer Jeff Atwater and Agriculture Commissioner Adam...
| Oct 24, 2014
| 4:00 PM
State Attorney General Pam Bondi had up to 17 days to respond to a motion filed by American Civil Liberties Union lawyer Daniel Tilley, which asked a federal judge in Tallahassee to lift his stay on a ruling overturning Florida's same-sex marriage ban....
| 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...
| Jan 2, 2015
| 3:15 PM
Court clerks around Florida began Friday to announce plans to issue marriage licenses to same-sex couples next week following a federal judge's ruling that they have a legal obligation to do so.
Many clerks were reluctant to issue the licenses, and...
| Dec 19, 2014
| 5:22 PM
The U.S. Supreme Court on Friday declined to extend a stay sought by Florida officials defending the state's ban on same-sex marriages, allowing gay marriages to proceed in Florida next month.
Some weddings would be allowed to start when a stay expires...
| Jul 29, 2014
| 5:15 PM
Cuando el juez de circuito de Key West, Luis García, anuló la semana pasada la prohibición aprobada por voto popular para uniones de personas del mismo sexo, comenzó un tortuoso camino legal hacia la igualdad nupcial para homosexuales y lesbianas.
| Dec 4, 2014
| 2:26 PM
A for-profit Florida college used exotic dancers to recruit students and faked high school diplomas and attendance records to qualify its pupils for millions in federal financial aid, according to a civil complaint.
FastTrain, which once operated seven...
| Dec 31, 2014
| 7:50 AM
Hate crimes in Florida dropped in 2013.
But Orange County and two South Florida counties tied for the top spot, with each jurisdiction reporting 18 hate crimes.
Florida had 124 hate crimes in 2013, a drop from 170 in 2012, according to a report...
| Aug 31, 2014
| 6:05 AM
Five times now, Florida Attorney General Pam Bondi has gone to court to vigorously defend the state constitutional amendment voters approved in 2008 to define marriage as between one man and one woman.
And five times, she's lost.
It's time for Bondi...