St. Petersburg Times | Posted: December 8, 2014 4:49 PM
TALLAHASSEE — The Florida Supreme Court on Monday thrust into the limelight yet another secret email that reveals the role of political consultants in the redistricting process that could have bearing on the pending lawsuit over Senate redistricting.
St. Petersburg Times | Posted: December 8, 2014 1:53 PM
TALLAHASSEE — A judge on Monday opened the door for a new complaint against Gov. Rick Scott that alleges he intentionally withheld public records in violation of state law, a charge that could result in sanctions against the governor after months of delay in the case.
St. Petersburg Times | Posted: December 5, 2014 5:38 PM
Florida Attorney General Pam Bondi announced late Friday that the Sunshine State would join a federal lawsuit to block President Barack Obama's executive action sparing as many as 5 million illegal immigrants from deportation.
St. Petersburg Times | Posted: December 5, 2014 3:36 PM
Asked to discuss marriage on a swing through London in 2003, then-New York Sen. Hillary Clinton offered the following appraisal: "Every marriage is a mystery to me, even the one I'm in. So I'm no expert on it."
St. Petersburg Times | Posted: December 3, 2014 7:45 PM
TALLAHASSEE — A coalition of business interests and private citizens, including some prominent Republicans, unveiled a plan on Wednesday to accept federal dollars to extend health-care coverage to nearly a million Floridians — without calling it "Medicaid expansion.''
St. Petersburg Times | Posted: December 2, 2014 2:34 PM
Gov. Rick Scott accepted the resignation Tuesday of state transportation secretary Ananth Prasad, whose departure has been expected for weeks. His last day on the job will be Friday, Jan. 2, 2015. The Florida Transportation Commission will convene after the new year to seek applicants for the post.
St. Petersburg Times | Posted: December 1, 2014 9:18 PM
Both James Grant and Miriam Steinberg have filed papers with the Florida Division of Elections to run in the special election for the Florida House District 64 seat. Grant, the incumbent, filed on Nov. 26 and Steinberg did so on Monday.
St. Petersburg Times | Posted: November 27, 2014 4:00 PM
TALLAHASSEE -- After yet another defeat blamed on low voter turnout, some Florida Democrats want to change the rules and elect the governor in the same year voters pick the president — when turnout is always much higher.
St. Petersburg Times | Posted: November 26, 2014 5:39 PM
TALLAHASSEE — It has been an unusually long and complicated election cycle for state Rep. Jamie Grant. A primary election scheduled for August didn't happen until November, and even then, the results were thrown out.
St. Petersburg Times | Posted: November 26, 2014 2:57 PM
You just sat down for Thanksgiving dinner, famished from a game of touch football in the backyard with all the cousins. The mashed potatoes are steaming. Your family is going around the table to say what they're thankful for — love, each other and good health aplenty.
St. Petersburg Times | Posted: November 25, 2014 8:22 PM
TALLAHASSEE — The extent that Republican consultants went to influence Florida's redrawing of congressional and legislative districts was placed into public view on Tuesday by the Florida Supreme Court.