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Stories with organization: Florida State Legislature
  • Florida judge: Schools are getting enough money 
    Updated: May-24-16 7:45 pm

    TALLAHASSEE, Florida - A Florida judge on Tuesday tossed aside a major lawsuit that contended the state is shortchanging its public school students, arguing that the groups and parents who have brought the challenge failed to show evidence of a crisis that required the courts to step in.

  • Former ambassador to Vatican to run for Congress in Fla. 
    Updated: May-23-16 6:40 pm

    MIAMI - A former U.S. ambassador to the Vatican says he's running for the southwest Florida House seat being vacated by Republican Rep. Curt Clawson.

  • Frontier: Telecom takeover led to outages in 3 states 
    Updated: May-18-16 7:46 pm

    SACRAMENTO, California - Frontier Communications blamed its takeover of another company for widespread phone, internet and television service outages in California, Texas and Florida at a legislative hearing Wednesday, saying Frontier inherited corrupt data in its $10.5 billion acquisition of certain Verizon businesses last month.

  • New survey: What Florida man or woman deserves a statue? 
    Updated: May-18-16 3:31 pm

    TALLAHASSEE, Florida - Florida wants the public to help decide who should get to replace Confederate Gen. Edmund Kirby Smith.

  • Dr. Celeste Philip no longer interim Florida Surgeon General 
    Updated: May-18-16 2:55 pm

    TALLAHASSEE, Florida - Florida Gov. Rick Scott has taken the interim title off Dr. Celeste Philip as the state's Surgeon General.

  • Biden plays nice while picking sides in Florida Senate race 
    Updated: May-12-16 6:45 pm

    ORLANDO, Florida - Vice President Joe Biden might be taking sides in Florida's Democratic Senate primary, but unlike Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid, he's not getting nasty about it.

  • Florida agency that recruits jobs will soon be slashing them 
    Updated: May-11-16 6:10 pm

    TALLAHASSEE, Florida - Fresh off a stinging rebuke by the Republican-controlled Florida Legislature, the state's economic development agency will move ahead with a plan to lay off roughly a third of its employees.

  • Reid confronts fellow Democrat over ethics allegations 
    Updated: May-11-16 5:37 pm

    WASHINGTON - A former boxer, Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid is not one to back down from a fight - even with a fellow Democrat. Neither is Rep. Alan Grayson, the combative Florida congressman running for the Senate.