By monicakelly on March 12th, 2014 | Last updated: March 12, 2014 at 2:20 pm
Legislators propose improvements to child welfare system – The Senate Children, Families and Elder Affairs Committee passed a package of proposals on Tuesday, in order to improve regulations over Florida’s child welfare system. The proposals include a requirement for the [...]
By Evan Echave on February 10th, 2014 | Last updated: February 10, 2014 at 10:13 am
Email Insights: Long-term unemployment numbers doesn’t look good for Rick Scott – As Florida’s long-term unemployment population is the largest in the country, Gov. Rick Scott is receiving flack from the Florida Democratic Party. The party believes Scott isn’t focused [...]
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 Daniela Mencos on January 29th, 2014 | Last updated: January 29, 2014 at 10:58 am
Obama calls for action, with or without Congress – President Barack Obama urged for support in speeding up economic growth and strengthening the American working class in 2014 during his State of the Union address Tuesday. CNN.com Winter storm watch in effect [...]
By Kat Antunes on January 28th, 2014 | Last updated: January 28, 2014 at 2:54 pm
Gainesville students get second chance at success – Students looking to get their high school diplomas have a second chance to achieve their goals at MYcroSchool in Gainesville. Gainesville Sun Rick Scott brings back hurricane tax holiday to meet $500 [...]
Brad E. Whitehead pays tribute to his late father at Whitehead’s swearing-in as Union County’s newest sheriff.
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Medical marijuana amendment has lenient ‘condition’ clause – Florida Attorney General Pam Bondi argues that the proposed medical marijuana bill’s wording may turn Florida into one of the the more lenient states to recommend the drug. The “other conditions” loophole would [...]
By Associated Press on January 1st, 2014 | Last updated: January 1, 2014 at 8:48 am
A federal court struck a Florida law requiring applicants for welfare benefits to undergo mandatory drug testing. Gov. Rick Scott has vowed to appeal the ruling.
By Sam Burroughs on October 9th, 2013 | Last updated: October 9, 2013 at 11:04 am
Gov. Scott and FWC announce new license-free saltwater fishing day – Visitors and residents are allowed to take part in license-free recreational saltwater fishing on Oct. 12, Gov. Rick Scott and the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission announced. While all [...]
By Shane Chernoff on September 27th, 2013 | Last updated: September 27, 2013 at 10:51 am
The inventor of Gatorade was honored with the Great Floridian award on Thursday. The ceremony took place at Gainesville’s Cade Museum.