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A new surgeon general for Florida

Gov. Ron DeSantis on Monday appointed a new surgeon general and revived the state Office of Drug Control.DeSantis tapped Dr. Scott Rivkees, a professor...

FL civil rights leader statue will replace Confederate general statue

Florida Governor Ron DeSantis will soon sign a letter to federal authorities requesting that they approve Florida’s plan to replace a statue of Confederate...

State lawmakers moving to kill off the venerable Florida Constitution Revision...

Saying it isn’t representing Florida citizens the way it should, a committee in the Republican-controlled state House voted unanimously on Thursday to abolish the...

FL Sen. Rick Scott opposes federal gun background check bill

WASHINGTON -- Sen. Rick Scott opposes the sweeping gun control legislation that passed the U.S. House this week. “I reviewed it and I’m not going...

Rick Scott: Gaetz’s antagonizing tweet “embarrassing” and “disgusting”

WASHINGTON -- Sen. Rick Scott said an explosive tweet from Rep. Matt Gaetz earlier this week was “embarrassing” and “disgusting.”Gaetz, a Panhandle Republican...

DeSantis administration is vetting, replacing, and re-upping Rick Scott’s appointees

Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis says he will be moving quickly to fill 169 vacancies at agencies and commissions throughout the state – vacancies he...

Bill Nelson urges voting fix

With the crazy-fast flood of news events, it’s hard to remember an electoral problem that took Florida’s center stage just a mere four months...

Calling it a humanitarian crisis, Florida congressional reps call on ...

President Trump is scheduled to give a speech on the crisis in Venezuela in Miami this afternoon, but Miami-Dade Democratic Congresswoman Donna Shalala says...

Marco Rubio critical of Trump’s “national emergency” over wall

President Donald Trump announced Friday that he is declaring a national emergency, circumventing the legislative branch to secure border wall funding.“We’re going to...

Environmental groups win key Everglades protection legal fight

Seven environmental groups won a key legal victory Monday in a case over pollution in two of South Florida’s most critical natural areas: Everglades...

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