Former Sen. Bob Graham of Florida will participate in the presidential delegation to attend the state funeral for former Spanish Prime Minister Adolfo Suarez Gonzalez, who died this week at age 81, the White House announced.
It’s a slow day, with most legislators heading home at the end of week 4. That’s bad news for Gov. Rick Scott’s re-election campaign, which has been battling negative headlines all week. But there are still a few things going on at the Capitol to provide a distraction.
Facing overwhelming resistance from county election supervisors in a busy election year, Gov. Rick Scott’s administration is expected to suspend all efforts in 2014 to comb the Florida voter rolls of suspected non-citizens.
Despite some recent successes in combating fraud, Miami continues to be ground zero in Medicare fraud, as criminals morph their schemes to stay ahead of the law, a key South Florida enforcement agent told a Senate panel Wednesday.