- $1.53 an hour for lawyer fees? Not in Florida, court says Updated: Apr-28-16 4:10 pm
TALLAHASSEE, Florida - The Florida Supreme Court struck down a law limiting lawyer fees in workers' compensation cases on Thursday, saying the $1.53 hourly rate a lawyer was paid to help an injured worker was "absurdly low."
- Florida GOP squabble over next insurance chief keeps growing Updated: Apr-27-16 4:28 pm
TALLAHASSEE, Florida - What started out as a disagreement between top Republicans over the state's next insurance commissioner is growing into a full-blown legal spat.
- Who's better? Gov. Scott says Florida better than California Updated: Apr-25-16 9:11 pm
TALLAHASSEE, Florida - Taking his quest to lure jobs from other states up another notch, Gov. Rick Scott got Florida to start airing radio ads blasting California's decision to raise the minimum wage.
- Florida's tax agency drawing fire from gun supporters Updated: Apr-23-16 7:56 pm
TALLAHASSEE, Florida - The state agency responsible for enforcing Florida's tax laws is drawing ire from gun supporters as well as from some elected officials.
- Florida Supreme Court halts abortion waiting period, for now Updated: Apr-22-16 5:19 pm
TALLAHASSEE, Florida - The Florida Supreme Court suspended the state's 24-hour waiting period for abortions on Friday until it decides whether to hear a lawsuit claiming the law is unconstitutional.
- Florida's Graham to leave House, considers run for governor Updated: Apr-21-16 10:23 am
TALLAHASSEE, Florida - The daughter of former senator and governor Bob Graham will leave Congress next year and consider trying to follow her father's footsteps into the governor's mansion.
- 5 Things to Know in Florida for April 21 Updated: Apr-20-16 6:52 pm
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- Florida editorial roundup Updated: Apr-20-16 1:49 pm
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- Florida Gov. Scott pushes out FSU trustee who defied him Updated: Apr-16-16 3:45 pm
TALLAHASSEE, Florida - A former Florida House speaker who stood up to Gov. Rick Scott is being pushed off the Florida State University board.
- Amid emotional outcry Gov. Rick Scott vetoes alimony bill Updated: Apr-15-16 4:41 pm
TALLAHASSEE, Florida - Wading once again into an emotionally charged debate, Florida Gov. Rick Scott on Friday vetoed a bill that would have ended permanent alimony payments and would have urged judges to enforce equal time-sharing with children of divorcing parents.
- Florida Gov. Scott approves changes to schools and sports Updated: Apr-14-16 7:11 pm
TALLAHASSEE, Florida - Florida Gov. Rick Scott on Thursday signed into law a sweeping schools measure that could change everything from where parents send their children to what football fields students wind up playing on.
- Md. House race no easy comeback for ex-lieutenant governor Updated: Apr-14-16 1:36 pm
WASHINGTON - Eighteen months after he lost a bid for the state's highest office, Maryland's former lieutenant governor is finding that a safely Democratic seat in Congress is no easy consolation prize.
- Florida Gov. seeks to keep hospital chairman suspended Updated: Apr-12-16 7:02 pm
TALLAHASSEE, Florida - Florida Gov. Rick Scott is appealing a judge's order that the governor reinstate the chairman of the board that oversees several public hospitals in Broward County.
- New Florida law makes life insurers track down beneficiaries Updated: Apr-12-16 1:40 pm
TALLAHASSEE, Florida - A new Florida law requires life insurance companies annually check to see if policy holders have died and then try to track down beneficiaries when they have.
- Baker to address GOP Jewish group in Las Vegas Updated: Apr-06-16 4:50 pm
BOSTON - Gov. Charlie Baker is headed to Las Vegas to speak at a weekend event that will feature several top conservative leaders and a controversial Texas minister.
- Florida governor OKs bill about troubled reform school Updated: Mar-30-16 7:18 pm
TALLAHASSEE, Florida - Seeking to close a dark chapter of Florida's past, Gov. Rick Scott signed into law a measure that would pay to rebury the bodies of students who had been exhumed from the site of a now shuttered reform school in the Panhandle.
- New Mexico governor courts California businesses on trip Updated: Mar-30-16 12:52 pm
SANTA FE, New Mexico - New Mexico's governor and economic development secretary are hoping to bring back businesses and jobs after a three-day trip to Southern California.
- Gov. Scott tells Yale: Bring the Ivy League to Florida Updated: Mar-29-16 7:07 pm
TALLAHASSEE, Florida - Florida Gov. Rick Scott wants to convince one of the country's most prestigious institutions to uproot and move south: Yale University.