For years, proponents of renewable energy have lobbied for mandates to jump-start Florida's renewable market, but one investor-owned utility (IOU) sees a solar future, voluntarily.
Florida’s Medicaid program, known for years as the “Pac-Man” of the state budget, could finally see comprehensive reform this year, with a bill expected to be filed in the Senate later this week.
As criticism of Gov. Rick Scott’s budget poured in Tuesday from educators, legislators and interest groups, the governor was able to find one receptive audience -- the Florida Chamber of Commerce.
Gov. Rick Scott pulled back a request to the U.S. Justice Department to review constitutional amendments 5 and 6 earlier this month, but is taking heat for the move from one member of his own party.
If the Florida Legislature is going to make up the $3.5 billion deficit facing the state by reducing spending, Sen. Mike Fasano, R-New Port Richey, thinks elected officials should start by cutting their own benefits.
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