St. Petersburg Times | Posted: April 9, 2015 12:54 PM
WASHINGTON — Supporters of Sen. Marco Rubio on Thursday launched a political action committee that can take in unlimited donations, joining a trend that will have a profound effect on the 2016 presidential race.
St. Petersburg Times | Posted: April 8, 2015 10:04 AM
WASHINGTON — Cuba ends more than five decades of official isolation from the institutions of the Western Hemisphere this week when President Raúl Castro attends a regional summit with up to 35 heads of state, including President Barack Obama.
St. Petersburg Times | Posted: April 8, 2015 8:48 AM
TALLAHASSEE — House Republican Leader Dana Young, R-Tampa, on Tuesday confirmed what has been speculated for months: this won't be the year for gaming expansion, destination resort casinos, or even new games for the Seminole Tribe.
St. Petersburg Times | Posted: April 7, 2015 7:35 PM
TALLAHASSEE — Gemma Pena traveled from Hialeah to Tallahassee to plead with a House committee Tuesday to establish a prison system that is "less lethal to our mentally ill" and "holds prisons more accountable."
St. Petersburg Times | Posted: April 7, 2015 6:38 PM
TALLAHASSEE — One day after Gov. Rick Scott came out against a Senate proposal to expand health care coverage to about 800,000 poor Floridians, a Senate panel declined to confirm Scott's pick for surgeon general.
St. Petersburg Times | Posted: April 3, 2015 2:17 PM
Bad enough that Florida is by far the most populated state never to produce a president. This diverse, mega battleground most resembles America, but we haven't even produced a presidential nominee, despite the underdog campaigns of Reubin Askew in 1984 and Bob Graham in 2004.
St. Petersburg Times | Posted: April 2, 2015 12:29 PM
TALLAHASSEE — Gov. Rick Scott's administration is quietly trying to scuttle legislation that would allow people to register to vote online in Florida, a stance that county election supervisors call "perplexing," "inaccurate" and "erroneous."
St. Petersburg Times | Posted: April 2, 2015 10:06 AM
TALLAHASSEE — Federal health care officials are temporarily suspending negotiations with Florida over a $2.2 billion program that helps safety-net hospitals, the state Agency for Health Care Administration said Wednesday.