State Rep. David Rivera, R-Miami, is running for Congress in Florida’s District 25 against Democrat Joe Garcia. Rivera was first elected to the Florida
With a contentious sales tax vote in Hillsborough County on the horizon, transportation officials are holding meetings to present the public with proposed
During the bruising Democratic primary race for Florida attorney general, Dan Gelber accused his rival Dave Aronberg and his allies of resurrecting the
Democratic governor candidate Alex Sink announced she will release five years' worth of personal tax returns and is calling for her Republican opponent Rick
BP released this morning a wide-ranging investigation of the gulf oil spill. According to the document, the Deepwater Horizon Accident Investigation Report,
Democratic state Sen. Al Lawson, of Tallahassee, endorsed Charlie Crist last week for U.S. Senate over the Democratic candidate Kendrick Meek. Crist's campaign
As President Obama unveiled his $50 billion program to generate jobs at the national level a Florida International University report released on Monday says the
China is one of many foreign nations making a push to be part of Florida’s emerging construction of high-speed rail for bullet trains, first between Tampa and Orlando, then onto Miami.
Phillip Hallmark, CEO of Hallmark Industrial Services, told our sister site, the Michigan Messenger, that his company, which recently lost a contract cleaning
The South Florida Water Management District continues to tout its new water conservation advertising campaign, but can it counteract controversial water withdrawal projects?
The 11th Circuit Court of Appeals agreed to hear arguments against enforcing a 2006 Orlando city ordinance that limits group public feeding in city parks to
Leaked financial documents show that the Tampa Rays Rays turned a profit during their last-place campaign in 2007 and their unlikely run to the World Series in 2008 — revelations that come at a problematic time for the team. The Rays have entered into a political fight with the City of St. Petersburg after announcing in June that the team’s ballpark, Tropicana Field, is not financially viable and that the team must move.
Rep. Alan Grayson — you know the guy — last night introduced a doozy of a bill: the “War…
While Republican Party officials who backed Bill McCollum in the Republican governor primary put campaign accusations to sleep and embrace Rick Scott, he has
Florida CFO and Democratic gubernatorial candidate Alex Sink announced plans yesterday to audit the finances of the new First District Court of Appeals, currently in the final stages of construction about six miles from downtown Tallahassee in Southwood.
A national recruitment firm has announced four finalists in contention to take over operations of Tampa International Airport. The firm Spencer Stuart has
The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development last week awarded Florida $26.6 million in disaster relief funds as part of its Community Development Block
As we head towards the November general election, several Florida contests appear to be of importance to the balance of power in the U.S. Congress. The
American Crossroads, the conservative political action organization associated with Karl Rove and Ed Gillespe, is declaring its intention today to spend more
Despite the dismal turnout for Jacksonville anti-abortion group Heroic Media's An Evening of Hope event, keynote speaker Sarah Palin still managed to stray from pregnancy to politics.
Fresh off an easy primary victory over two no-name opponents Tuesday night, Florida Republican Senate candidate Marco Rubio is heading to Texas this week for
Via The Miami Herald:
The City of Sarasota meets this evening to further debate its ongoing negotiations with Florida Power & Light over the possible renewal of the contract
A week ago today, Kenneth Feinberg began administering the Gulf Coast Claims Facility, which he has said will be an improvement over BP's process and more generous than the treatment claimants can expect in court. Data released last week by BP shows that Feinberg's decisions about how to disburse compensation could impact Florida more than any other gulf state.
The nonpartisan taxpayer watchdog group Citizens Against Government Waste has given several Florida representatives low marks when it comes to protecting the
Kenneth Feinberg today takes over the gargantuan task of distributing the $20 billion BP is setting aside to reimburse victims of the gulf oil spill. He has said he will approve compensation claims by relying on precedents set by state and federal law. But law professors following the issue say it is unclear just how Feinberg will interpret a key legal doctrine called “proximate cause,” which will determine exactly who gets a slice of the compensation fund.
Attorney General Bill McCollum sent a letter to incoming oil spill claims administrator Kenneth Feinberg, criticizing his plan for compensating oil spill
Could it be possible that the Tampa area is more stressful to live in than New York City? A study conducted by Forbes.com says yes. The Tampa/St.
President Clinton will campaign today in South Florida on behalf of Rep. Kendrick Meek, D-Fla. Meek is coming off some decidedly better poll numbers in his