By WUFT News on May 13th, 2015 | Last updated: May 13, 2015 at 2:15 pm
A massive tax-cut package and the governor’s push for a “historic” increase in education funding could be in jeopardy as the health care-fueled budget impasse continues in the Legislature. The Senate remains firm that a tax-cut package isn’t going to move while the impasse is in place.
By Valerie Crum on April 16th, 2015 | Last updated: April 16, 2015 at 3:57 pm
Rick Scott Says He Will Sue Obama Administration Over Medicaid Hardball – Gov. Rick Scott announced Thursday that he plans to sue the Obama administration for its efforts to force Florida to accept provisions in the Affordable Care Act. The […]
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Two dead, over 170 potentially exposed in ‘superbug’ outbreak – Contaminated medical instruments are thought to be the source of a “superbug” outbreak in Los Angeles. Two patients exposed to the antibiotic-resistant bacteria have died, while 7 have been infected. […]
By Shannon Kaestle on April 2nd, 2014 | Last updated: April 2, 2014 at 10:20 am
Vehicle fee cut bill waits for Gov. Scott signature – Gov. Scott will sign into law a bill that will lower vehicle registration fees today. The bill will potentially save motorists a total of $309 million during the 2014-2015 budget year. […]
By Cyanne Dunn on March 30th, 2014 | Last updated: March 31, 2014 at 4:40 pm
With the March 31 deadline to enroll approaching, healthcare coverage under the Affordable Care Act has spiked, with Floridians making up around 7 percent of enrollees.
By akrsmanovic on March 25th, 2014 | Last updated: March 25, 2014 at 2:39 pm
Consumer confidence up again in Florida – Overall consumer confidence in Florida has risen to a pre-recession high, according to a University of Florida survey released on Tuesday. Sun Sentinel Disney releases new 2015 cruise destinations – Disney Cruise Lines […]
County crime rate dips; officials credit policing tactics – Alachua County’s crime rate for first half of 2013 was 9.4 percent lower than the same time last year. Gainesville Police Department attributed the reduction to community-oriented tactics. Gainesville Sun Rubio stirs […]
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By Sam Burroughs on October 10th, 2013 | Last updated: October 28, 2013 at 1:04 pm
Shutdown: Florida lawmakers feud – Members of Florida’s congressional delegation began the first day of the government shutdown by temporarily laying off their own staffers. While some kept their full staff, others asked to have their annual salary be withheld […]
By Mia Jones on October 3rd, 2013 | Last updated: October 3, 2013 at 8:56 pm
People trying to register for health insurance on the Health Insurance Marketplace have been experiencing problems because of heavy traffic on the website. There is still plenty of time to buy insurance, according to healthcare officials.
By Meghan Pryce on October 1st, 2013 | Last updated: October 1, 2013 at 3:11 pm
Today has been a hectic day in the news. The federal government will be shutting down today while the texting-while-driving law also goes into effect.