Gov. Rick Scott has one month to spend a little more than $16.6 million in economic-development money after rolling out the latest round of awards on Wednesday.
Florida’s next agriculture commissioner likely will back White House efforts to change the North American Free Trade Agreement as a way to help the state’s farmers.
Rep. Shevrin Jones, D-West Park, and Rep. Nicholas Duran, D-Miami, didn’t get the special legislative session they wanted to address school funding.
From farmers to horse trainers, agricultural interests put up more than $100,000 in April to support three candidates running for Florida agriculture commissioner, with U.S. Sugar Corp. accounting for $30,000, new finance reports show.
Florida’s hurricane-battered citrus growers, facing their lowest yield in eight decades, continue to see a drop in production with the season’s harvest nearly complete.
Republicans running to replace term-limited Attorney General Pam Bondi would continue with the state’s legal approach to defending a controversial process for restoring felons’ voting rights.
Saying “this is simply not the right time for me,” state Sen. Tom Lee announced Thursday he will not run for a Central Florida congressional seat that became open when U.S. Rep. Dennis Ross decided against seeking re-election.
Trying to draw attention this week for its “Sunshine Summit,” the Republican Party of Florida rolled out the names of speakers who will appear at the two-day gathering in late June.
As the state prepares for the 2018 hurricane season, utility regulators might look at who dictates tree trimming.