A circuit judge in Monroe County ruled Florida’s ban on gay marriage is unconstitutional.
Published on July 18, 2014.
Published on July 15, 2014.
Last week, a circuit court judge ruled that the Florida Legislature broke state laws when drawing up congressional districts in 2012. Since the decision was announced, Republican leaders announced they won’t be challenging the ruling.
Published on July 10, 2014.
Gov. Rick Scott hires outside counsel to go after a special effects company that received $20 million in state funds and then went bankrupt.
Published on July 4, 2014.
Florida’s environmental agency has started testing groundwater in Collier County after a Texas-based oil company used an unapproved method of oil drilling similar to fracking.
Published on June 28, 2014.
The Florida Department of Children and Families (DCF) is in hot water, again. This time, a grand jury scolded the agency this week for under reporting child deaths in the state related to abuse or neglect.
Published on June 24, 2014.
A former employee at the Florida Department of Economic Opportunity (DEO) won a lawsuit against the state. In the suit, she claims the DEO inappropriately reported thousands of Floridians to collections agencies, which has resulted in botched credit scores for many.
Published on June 20, 2014.
The fight over whether 538 pages of confidential documents should have been made public during the 12-day redistricting trial continues.
Published on June 18, 2014.
Published on June 13, 2014.
On Thursday, the Florida Supreme ruled a 2013 law aimed at speeding up death penalties in the state was constitutional.
Published on June 12, 2014.
Gov. Rick Scott signed a bill this week allowing the children of undocumented immigrants who have graduated from a Florida high-school to pay in-state tuition. Despite the fact that this was a hard-fought and momentous piece of immigration legislation, Scott has not been publicly celebrating this aspect of the bill.