Controversial public records bill clears second Senate panel

A bill giving judges some discretion over whether to award attorney’s fees in public records cases cleared its second committee

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More legislative hopefuls file to run in 2018, 2020

The list of incumbents eyeing re-election just keeps getting longer. State elections records show dozens of members of the state

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Enterprise Florida’s new chief defends the economic development program

The new head of Enterprise Florida Inc. defended the organization Monday against complaints that it doesn’t raise enough private-sector money,

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Greg Steube picked to chair Senate Judiciary Committee

Proposals to expand the rights of gun owners could fare better in the Florida Senate in the coming years. Senate

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Greg Steube picked to chair Senate Judiciary Committee

Proposals to expand the rights of gun owners could fare better in the Florida Senate in the coming years. Senate

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Barack Obama goes below .500 in his picks for Florida House and Senate seats

With his legacy on the line, Barack Obama went all out during this just-concluded election season to not only get

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Money flow shows teamwork between former rivals Jack Latvala, Joe Negron

Clearwater Republican Sen. Jack Latvala and incoming Senate President Joe Negron buried the hatchet long ago and according to the most recent numbers from Latvala’s

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Barack Obama endorses 13 Democrats running for state House and Senate

President Barack Obama is throwing his support behind more than a dozen Democratic legislative hopefuls. The Florida Democratic Party announced

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Endorsement Watch: Florida Retail Federation, Florida Conservation Voters, NRA issue endorsements

There are just a few weeks until the election, and organizations across the state are rolling out endorsements for state

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National Dems put Jennifer Webb, Beth Tuura and José Javier Rodriguez on ‘essentials’ listing

The Democratic Legislative Campaign Committee on Thursday added Florida House candidates Beth Tuura of Orlando, Jennifer Webb of St. Petersburg, and Florida

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Florida Dems target Miguel Diaz de la Portilla in new TV ad

The Florida Democratic Party is taking a swipe at Sen. Miguel Diaz de la Portilla in new advertisement launching this

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Miguel Diaz de la Portilla raises $28K in first two weeks of September

Miguel Diaz de la Portilla raised more than $28,000 in the first half of September, outraising his Senate District 37

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Martin Dyckman: Why Florida’s death-sentencing law is likely in trouble

It can be perilous to predict the outcome of a U.S. Supreme Court case by the questions justices ask during

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