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Ruth Bader Ginsburg remembered as the politics of choosing her successor...

Gov. Ron DeSantis has ordered state and U.S. flags flown at half staff throughout Florida in “honor and remembrance” of the late Justice Ruth...

Handing federal wetlands permitting to FL DEP is an idea that’s...

Florida is best known for its gorgeous beaches, but we also have a lot of wetlands. Bogs, swamps, marshes, you name it, we’ve got...

Gov. DeSantis heads to Miami as GOP’s big party opens in...

Floridians will form a definite presence during the Republican National Convention that opens Monday in Charlotte, N.C., but the state’s top Republican — Gov....

Scott slams ‘disgusting’ Portland protests as Trump administration defends use of...

WASHINGTON — U.S. Sen. Rick Scott on Thursday called protests in Portland, Ore., “disgusting” during a Senate hearing in which the top official at...

Why is the governor leaving important environmental posts unfilled?

One of the trickiest jobs a governor has is picking the right people to run various state agencies. Ideally, he or she must find...

U.S. Senate Democrats block GOP’S ‘weak’ police reform bill

WASHINGTON — Senate Democrats blocked a GOP police reform bill Wednesday because, they said, it fails to adequately respond to police brutality against people...

Trump won’t ‘even consider’ push to rename bases honoring Confederates

WASHINGTON — The U.S. Senate Armed Services Committee this week adopted an amendment to require the Defense Department to rename U.S. military facilities named...

Gov. DeSantis is often secretive about his whereabouts, leaving reporters and...

Lawton Chiles was missing. It was April 1992, and Bill Sadowski, head of the state’s growth management agency, had gone down in a state-owned...

For real? U.S. Sen. Rick Scott got lousy reviews as FL...

Rick Scott really misses being governor of Florida.He misses the mansion; he misses tootling about in his private jet; he misses having the power...

DeSantis suspends travel by state workers to limit COVID-19; clamps down...

Using his power as chief executive of the state, Gov. Ron DeSantis ordered tens of thousands of state employees to suspend travel for at...

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