By Ebony Joseph on September 26th, 2013 | Last updated: September 26, 2013 at 9:27 pm
House members and other top state officials have been paying as little as $8.43 per month for individual coverage and $30 for family coverage.
By Ethan Magoc on May 31st, 2013 | Last updated: May 31, 2013 at 4:53 pm
A Leon County circuit judge found a company called Data Targeting in contempt Friday morning during proceedings over the release of documents purportedly related to redistricting.
GPD releases sketch of attacker in sexual assault family and classmates – Gainesville police released a sketch of the man involved in the sexual assault and burglary of a UF student. Officer Ben Tobias said Thursday morning that detectives continue […]
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By Meg Wagner on March 19th, 2013 | Last updated: March 19, 2013 at 3:35 pm
State Rep. Clay Ford, R-Gulf Breeze, died Tuesday after serving in the House since 2007.
By Lindsey Zionts on March 13th, 2013 | Last updated: March 16, 2013 at 7:35 pm
State Rep. Patrick Rooney Jr. is a sponsor of the bill, and said it’s something he thinks the public wants and will support.
Florida lawmakers are looking to kill the state’s reputation as the country’s most corrupt. Officials sent out surveys to the state’s counties and localities, asking for suggestions or constructive criticism.
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By Kelly Price on November 26th, 2012 | Last updated: November 26, 2012 at 9:40 am
Black Friday spending and number of shoppers hit record highs – Retailers’ decision to open stores earlier for the Black Friday rush attracted a record 247 million shoppers — a 9-percent increase from 2011 — in stores and online throughout […]
By Kéran Billaud on November 5th, 2012 | Last updated: September 17, 2013 at 2:02 am
Voters between the ages of 18 to 24 have been voting more in recent presidential elections, with an approximate 10 percent increase between 1996 and 2008. The statistic would be impressive if this same age group did not still possess the lowest voter turnout rate.
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By Zac Blobner on October 31st, 2012 | Last updated: December 20, 2012 at 3:51 pm
The District 21 state house race in Florida offers Republican incumbent Keith Perry and Democratic newcomer Andrew Morey. Both candidates have a Florida background and based their careers outside politics in Alachua County.
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By Chip Skambis on October 30th, 2012 | Last updated: December 20, 2012 at 3:48 pm
Democrat Will Mazzota, a University of Florida student, and Republican Rob Bradley, a lawyer from Clay County are vying for the District 7 senate seat in the 2012 election. The majority of voters slated to vote in the Florida senate District 7 race are Republicans, but the candidates said they are both campaigning the best they can.