Time to put the kibosh on talk that Adam Hollingsworth, Gov. Rick Scott’s chief of staff, will run against Jacksonville Mayor Alvin Brown in 2015. Reports emerged this week that Hollingsworth is selling his house in Jacksonville to continue his career in Tallahassee.
A controversial bill that would place a constitutional amendment on the ballot -- allowing the state to opt out of the individual mandate portion of the federal health-care law passed last year -- cleared another hurdle in the Senate Tuesday.
President Barack Obama’s Affordable Care Act, the federal overhaul of health care, is under siege in Florida courts and the state Legislature, but those efforts aren’t enough for some tea party groups.
Florida's Republican leaders applauded Monday's federal court decision knocking down a key part of the Obama health-care law, and vowed to aggressively press the state's broader legal battle against Washington.