The same week state lawmakers filed legislation aimed at changing the relationship between the Public Service Commission and the utility companies it is supposed to regulate, Gov. Rick Scott attended the swearing-in of a political ally appointed to the panel.
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.
Momentum for a bill giving in-state tuition to undocumented students in the state has stalled due to a divide within the Florida Legislature's Republican leadership.
The head of the agency that oversaw the state’s bungled unemployment benefits website is on his way to securing his confirmation in the Florida Senate.
State lawmakers could be considering new restrictions for how people can return completed absentee ballots soon.
Ashley Lopez: The Florida Senate isn't going along with a House proposal to raise the contribution limit to individual candidates from $500 to $5,000.