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June marks the start of hurricane season and a time for Floridians to stock up on qualifying disaster preparedness supplies exempt from sales tax.
Floridians for Fair Business Practice, the lobby coalition formed by companies like Walmart and Target, pumped campaign money into a drive to persuade the legislature to approve SB 106 and then get Gov.
ABOVE VIDEO: Governor Rick Scott signed HB 7109, which cuts taxes by $180 million for Florida families and businesses. Boca Raton, Florida - Governor Rick Scott signed HB 7109, which cuts taxes by $180 million for Florida families and businesses.
Commissioner of agriculture and Republican gubernatorial candidate Adam Putnam says the time is now for Florida to hold a special session on medical ...
Floridians hitting the roadways this summer can tip their hats to FDOT Secretary Rachel Cone and the FDOT team of Michael Dew, Cody Farrill, Amanda Marsh, and Shannan Dunaway Schuessler for working to keep Florida's roads in tip top shape.
The Florida Department of Health is moving full speed ahead with a new regulatory system for medical marijuana after state lawmakers failed to finish the task during this year's legislative session.
June 1 marks the start of hurricane season - a date Floridians know well. But as meteorologists keep a watchful eye on the Atlantic and gulf Coasts this summer, my attention will be focused on Washington where a powerful storm of legislation is brewing ...
June marks the start of hurricane season and a time for Floridians to stock up on qualifying disaster preparedness supplies exempt from sales tax.
Expect crowded roads this Memorial Day weekend across Florida, a new study from AAA finds, especially as the Sunshine State is home to the top destination for travelers.
Floridians continue to inundate Republican Gov. Rick Scott with input on whether he should sign or veto a controversial K-12 schools bill known as House Bill 7069.
AAA projects 2.08 million Floridians are preparing to travel 50 miles or more this weekend for Memorial Day, an increase of 66,169 people (3.3%) from last year.
June marks the start of hurricane season and a time for Floridians to stock up on qualifying disaster preparedness supplies exempt from sales tax.
More than 950,000 Floridians rode Amtrak from Oct. 2015 to Sept. 2016, Nelson said. "This just doesn't make sense," the Florida Democrat said in a statement.
"Eliminating Amtrak service in Florida not only affects the nearly one million Floridians who ride the train each year, it would have a real impact on our tourism-driven economy by making it harder for folks to come visit our state, said Nelson ...
Orlando, Fla.- - The world's largest retailer today announced its statewide growth and investment plans for the state of Florida, which will result in an economic impact well over $450 million.
insurance specialists working to assist Floridians through Florida's insurance consumer helpline recovered nearly $8.1 million in the first quarter of 2017, according to a statement from Florida's Chief Financial Officer Jeff Atwater.
For everyone who has grown vegetables up north, this may seem like the perfect time to plant some vegetables, but here in Florida that is not the case.
As CBS4's David Sutta reports, if you fall victim to the scam you will likely lose your money. In South Florida is seems criminals invent new schemes every day.
Florida lawmakers were first criticized for crafting a budget behind closed doors. They then didn't come up with rules for medical marijuana.
Republican political activist and Suntree resident Robert "Bob" White this morning announced his candidacy for Florida governor in the 2018 election, seeking to ...
TALLAHASSEE - From temporarily shielding the identities of murder witnesses to permanently sealing millions of criminal and arrest records, state lawmakers did more this spring than they have in all but one of the past 22 years to chip away at ...
Either through a special legislative session or the Department of Health, Floridians need to establish their medical marijuana regulations by July 3, 2017, in order to meet the October deadline for implementing Amendment 2. Concerned the health ...
King admits he has his work cut out for him but says Floridians need a change in leadership and he can be the one to give it to them.
On May 20, 1865, at the front of the historic Knott House, in Tallahassee, Florida, many Floridians who, like their ancestors, spent centuries in bondage and as the property of someone else were given their freedom.
A true demonstration of democracy is underway in Florida. Over the past two months, the Constitution Revision Commission - a political body that will select constitutional amendments to place on the 2018 ballot in Florida - held nine public hearings ...
By a margin of at least 3-to-1 so far, Floridians are telling Gov. Rick Scott they want him to veto a controversial $419 million K-12 public schools bill House Republicans pushed through at the end of session, according to information requested from ...
West Palm Beach - Bryan Norcross remembers tracking "a 75 mph little tiny, tiny hurricane that looks the size of one county" back in August 1992 while he was chief meteorologist at WTVJ-TV in Miami.
While Gov. Rick Scott isn't tipping his hand as to whether he'll veto the budget passed by lawmakers earlier this month, he appears to be taking his case to the ...
The incident happened around 5:30 p.m. local time. Gonzalez was driving a Ford F-150 and is said to have run over their legs, according to police.
Boca Raton, Fla. - Through the month of May, agencies and businesses are teaming up in an effort to reduce traffic in South Florida.
One wonders why leaders in the Florida House have been so dead set against expanding Medicaid. ^. See Also. A new poll shows that two-thirds of Florida voters favor it.
In 2016, Hurricane Hermine was the first to make Florida landfall in 11 years, and hurricane Matthew brushed the coast.
Batten down the hatches: More Floridians are set to travel during the Memorial Day holiday than since 2005. AAA projections being released today estimate that 2.08 million Sunshine State residents will be striking out for the holiday, among 39.3 ...
Floridians expect and deserve to have a fair and functioning judicial system, and that requires our courts to be working at full capacity.
It's important that the solution that comes out of there guarantees that our patients, our Floridians will have access to the doctor of their choice and to a range of insurance options instead of just getting stuck with the last loaf of bread on the ...
May is National Historic Preservation Month and an opportunity for Floridians across the state to celebrate the historically significant places in their community and the importance of preserving Florida's rich history.
Orlando, Fla. (WOFL Fox 35) - Floridians are showing their disapproval of the new House healthcare bill by staging a "die in" at Senator Rubio's Downtown Orlando office.
"This is my little bird," said Tom Kracmer, beaming like a proud Papa at a sporty-looking two-seat plane nesting in a hangar at Page Field.
In the wake of U.S. House Republicans voting last week to repeal Obamacare, Democratic gubernatorial candidate Andrew Gillum says state lawmakers need to step up and enact protections that will safeguard Floridians' right to health care coverage.
The most recent version of Trumpcare threatens to strip billions in funding for programs like Medicaid, a government-subsidized healthcare program upon which four million Floridians rely. At a press conference on Tuesday, U.S. Rep. Kathy Castor (D ...
A close family member of Clark's who recently lost her husband has met a man on facebook who claims to be an oil rig worker. "She was looking for a relationship.
MELBOURNE - A group of 60 Floridians staged a "Die In" outside U.S. Rep. Bill Posey's Melbourne office today to voice their displeasure, disgust, fear, concern and amazement at his vote to repeal the Affordable Care Act, which'll strip millions of ...
We attend the Elder Care Services Oktoberfest every Fall and last year's fest was one of the best. I was thrilled to learn that I was the highest bidder for the ski trip to Big White, in British Columbia Canada!
tax law has long been a powerful way for government to influence behavior. Since Congress introduced the charitable deduction 100 years ago, one of those encouraged behaviors was charitable giving.
'Baywatch' official trailer features some familiar sights for locals. Three of the locations the movies was filmed were Deerfield Beach, the Boca Beach Club and Hallandale Beach.
U.S. President Donald Trump gestures as he speaks during a Rose garden event May 4, 2017 at the White House in Washington, DC. The House has passed the American health care Act that will replace the Obama era's Affordable Healthcare Act with a ...
'Baywatch' official trailer features some familiar sights for locals. Three of the locations the movies was filmed were Deerfield Beach, the Boca Beach Club and Hallandale Beach.
Lester Castaneda, 39, and Luis Enrique Jimenez-Gonzalez, 27, both of Florida, were arrested Monday night after investigators tracked their stolen rental car to a motel where plastic cards encoded with stolen debit and credit card information were found ...
Florida lawmakers chose not to expand Medicaid to cover more low-income Floridians, such as Rodriguez, who makes $16,000 a year.
When someone is arrested but subsequently not convicted, the person was either innocent and didn't do the crime -- or prosecutors couldn't prove beyond a reasonable doubt that he or she committed the offense.


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