- The Latest: Bush says he won't blame Obama for problems Updated: Feb-10-16 8:39 pm
COLUMBIA, South Carolina - Here's the latest on the 2016 presidential race as Republican and Democratic candidates head from New Hampshire to South Carolina and beyond. All times local:
- Senate urges federal term limits, condemns Israel boycotts Updated: Feb-10-16 6:59 pm
TALLAHASSEE, Florida - The Florida Senate is sending two messages to Congress: set term limits for senators and representatives, and condemn efforts to boycott Israel.
- Florida Gov. remains mum on how to fix state's death penalty Updated: Feb-10-16 5:43 pm
TALLAHASSEE, Florida - With Florida's death penalty law in limbo due to a U.S. Supreme Court ruling, Emily Cope on Wednesday described in chilling detail how her father, Keith, was hog-tied and left for dead back in 2009 when she was a teenager.
- Florida editorial roundup Updated: Feb-10-16 3:30 pm
Recent editorials from Florida newspapers:
- Bill would help families of first responders killed on duty Updated: Feb-10-16 2:26 pm
TALLAHASSEE, Florida - The families of law enforcement officers and other first responders killed on duty would receive increased benefits under a bill unanimously passed by the Florida Senate.
- Chances look good for anti-corruption bill in Legislature Updated: Feb-10-16 12:40 pm
TALLAHASSEE, Florida - An anti-corruption bill intended to end what a grand jury called a "corruption tax" in Florida appears headed for passage.
- Troopers: 2 dead after car fire on Interstate 95 in Miami Updated: Feb-10-16 6:28 am
MIAMI - Two people are dead after a fiery crash on northbound Interstate 95.
- Jeb Bush campaigning along South Carolina coast Updated: Feb-10-16 3:54 am
BLUFFTON, South Carolina - Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush is focusing on the coast in his campaign's return to South Carolina.
- Despite problems charter schools could get more state money Updated: Feb-09-16 9:52 pm
TALLAHASSEE, Florida - Setting up a potential tug-of-war over millions in taxpayer money, the Florida House is rushing ahead with a plan that would force school districts across the state to share local property taxes with charter schools.
- Gambling legislation starts rolling in Florida House Updated: Feb-09-16 8:11 pm
TALLAHASSEE, Florida - Florida's Republican-controlled Legislature on Tuesday finally took up legislation that would allow the Seminole Tribe of Florida to add craps and roulette at its casinos.
- Florida gay rights bill won't advance after Senate stalemate Updated: Feb-09-16 7:00 pm
TALLAHASSEE, Florida - Florida won't pass legislation this year to extend civil rights protections to lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people.
- Florida court hears case challenging abortion law Updated: Feb-09-16 5:43 pm
TALLAHASSEE, Florida - Florida's First District Court of Appeal is deciding whether they should lift an order that blocked a state law requiring a 24-hour waiting period for abortions.
- Restrictions on abortion headed for Florida House floor vote Updated: Feb-09-16 5:00 pm
TALLAHASSEE, Florida - A bill restricting Florida abortion providers is heading for a vote on the floor of the state House.
- CDC sends Florida 950 kits to test for Zika virus antibodies Updated: Feb-09-16 4:39 pm
SARASOTA, Florida - Federal health officials have sent the state of Florida an additional 950 kits to test for viral antibodies in people who have shown Zika symptoms after traveling to affected countries.
- Wealthy homebuilder likely to enter Florida GOP Senate race Updated: Feb-08-16 7:59 pm
TALLAHASSEE, Florida - A wealthy Manatee County homebuilder is likely to jump into Florida's U.S. Senate race in a move that would pit key members of Gov. Rick Scott's political team against Lt. Gov. Carlos Lopez-Cantera in the Republican primary.
- Debate Takeaways: Rubio shaken, Trump not stirred Updated: Feb-08-16 7:51 am
MANCHESTER, New Hampshire - There have been no higher stakes on a Republican debate stage in the 2016 campaign for president than there were Saturday night.
- Lawmakers consider controversial alimony, custody changes Updated: Feb-07-16 10:44 am
TALLAHASSEE, Florida - Big changes could be in store for couples who divorce under legislation now being considered by Florida lawmakers.
- Bill would require courts to tell abusers to give up guns Updated: Feb-06-16 3:29 pm
ANNAPOLIS, Maryland - Judges would be required to inform domestic violence abusers they are prohibited from possessing firearms, under a measure coming before Maryland lawmakers.
- For 1st time since Civil War Chief Justice will keep post Updated: Feb-05-16 9:48 am
TALLAHASSEE, Florida - For the first time since the end of the Civil War, the chief justice of the Florida Supreme Court will serve consecutive terms.
- Man on death row for Broward triple-murder to get new trial Updated: Feb-04-16 5:54 pm
TALLAHASSEE, Florida - A man on death row since 2000 for a Broward County triple murder will get a new trial after the Supreme Court ruled that his defense attorney made serious mistakes and there was a lack of evidence to convict in a case that drew protests from Spanish officials who oppose the death penalty.
- Bill to let terminally ill use medical marijuana advances Updated: Feb-04-16 5:30 pm
TALLAHASSEE, Florida - A proposal to allow terminally ill patients in Florida to use medical marijuana is headed to the Senate floor.
- Florida bill would put a stop to red light cameras Updated: Feb-04-16 3:45 pm
TALLAHASSEE, Florida - A bill that would bring the use of red-light cameras to a screeching halt received narrow support in a Senate committee Thursday after the sponsor argued cities and counties use the traffic enforcement devices to raise cash rather than for legitimate public safety purposes.
- House passes bills to allow open gun carry, campus gun carry Updated: Feb-03-16 8:37 pm
TALLAHASSEE, Florida - The Florida House passed bills Wednesday that would let people with concealed weapons permits openly carry their guns and bring them onto state college campuses, as well as allow lawmakers to carry concealed weapons on their chamber's floor.
- Florida House passes sweeping immigration measure Updated: Feb-03-16 7:05 pm
TALLAHASSEE, Florida - Saying Florida cities and counties must "follow the rule of law," the Florida House passed a sweeping immigration measure Wednesday that would penalize those who don't cooperate with federal immigration authorities.
- The Latest: Attorney asks lawmakers to approve jury's award Updated: Feb-03-16 5:54 pm
FORT LAUDERDALE, Florida - The Latest on the civil trial of a Florida sheriff's deputy who shot and paralyzed an unarmed black man (all times local):