Hourly News Update
Category Archives: Politics
By Amanda Clark on April 1st, 2014 | Last updated: April 1, 2014 at 6:26 pm
House Bill 115 passed Thursday with a vote of 83-33. The bill proposes the creation of secret meetings, which would be exempt from public records laws, when universities foundations discuss research proposals and money.
By Alexandra Parish on March 20th, 2014 | Last updated: March 20, 2014 at 6:07 pm
A new bill that would allow school employees to carry a gun on campus was passed by a House education panel. The bill would allow school employees who are active or retired military, law enforcement offers and employees with a Florida concealed weapon license to carry a gun on school grounds.
By Shannon Kaestle on February 27th, 2014 | Last updated: February 28, 2014 at 12:12 am
The city of Live Oak is looking to change the city administrator position to a city manager, which is hasn’t had since 1878.
By Paul David Mate on February 7th, 2014 | Last updated: February 10, 2014 at 11:09 am
Elections for the City of Gainesville are coming up next month, and Monday is the last opportunity for local residents to register to vote.
By Kathryn Varn on February 4th, 2014 | Last updated: February 4, 2014 at 3:20 pm
Florida’s new lieutenant governor has officially taken office after he was sworn in Monday morning. Carlos Lopez-Cantera, formerly the Miami-Dade County property appraiser, started the job almost a year after Jennifer Carroll resigned following an Internet gambling controversy. He is the [...]
By Eden Otero on February 3rd, 2014 | Last updated: February 3, 2014 at 6:11 pm
An amendment to a 2006 utility law could change the way electric companies raise money to upgrade and build plants.
By Lauren Richardson on January 30th, 2014 | Last updated: January 31, 2014 at 4:48 pm
The City of Wildwood is facing a potential class-action lawsuit from residents over a user fee in their water bills from 2005 to 2011.
By Nickelle Smith and Maria A. Llorens on January 29th, 2014 | Last updated: February 3, 2014 at 9:18 am
Florida NAACP leader Torey Alston, the chair of economic development, hopes President Obama’s leadership will improve home ownership and unemployment prospects for African Americans and Latinos.
By Rachel Crosby on January 24th, 2014 | Last updated: January 24, 2014 at 3:40 pm
Ten candidates, including two incumbents, are seeking office.