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$1 Million Federal Grant Will Help FDLE Defray Parkland First Responder Costs

April 24, 2018 - 6:00am

The Florida Department of Law Enforcement received word Monday from the federal Department of Justice's Bureau of Justice Assistance (BJA) that it has been awarded a $1 million grant to pay salary and overtime expenses for first responders who went to the scene of the deadly school shootings in Parkland Feb. 14.

Gas Prices in Florida Reach a Three Year High

April 23, 2018 - 9:00am

Gas prices in Florida are the highest they have been in three years, a new study finds. 

Unemployment Remains at 3.9 Percent in Florida

April 20, 2018 - 11:00am
Rick Scott

The unemployment rate in Florida stayed at 3.9 percent in March, right below the national average of 4.1 percent, as 13,800 new jobs--12,500 of them in the private sector--were added in the Sunshine State. 

Scott Good as His Word on Accelerating Critical Herbert Hoover Dike Repairs

April 19, 2018 - 6:00am
Works shore up Herbert Hoover Dike

Gov. Rick Scott announced Wednesday the acceleration of overdue repairs to the Herbert Hoover Dike surrounding Lake Okeechobee. 

Gov. Scott: Agreement with Seminoles Ensures Continued Investments for Florida

April 19, 2018 - 6:00am
Rick Scott and Marcellus Osceola Jr.

Gov. Rick Scott announced Wednesday the state of Florida has reached an agreement with the Seminole Tribe, extending the Tribe’s current commitment to make revenue sharing payments to the state through May 2019.

Kathy Castor Leads Democrats in Demanding Scott Pruitt's Resignation

April 18, 2018 - 3:30pm
Kathy Castor, Scott Pruitt and Tom Udall

A Tampa Bay congresswoman is leading Capitol Hill Democrats in calling on Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator Scott Pruitt to resign. 

Ron DeSantis, Matt Gaetz, Ted Yoho Want DOJ, FBI to Investigate Hillary Clinton, James Comey, Other Obama Officials

Francis Rooney Wants to Term Limit Congress Without Amending the Constitution

April 18, 2018 - 1:45pm
Francis Rooney

A Florida congressman has introduced a proposal which he says will ensure members of Congress face term limits even without amending the Constitution. 

House Passes Bill from Stephanie Murphy, Mike Kelly Cracking Down on Scam Charities

April 18, 2018 - 6:00am
Stephanie Murphy and Mike Kelly

A bill from U.S. Rep. Mike Kelly, R-Penn., and U.S. Rep. Stephanie Murphy, D-Fla., cracking down on fraudulent charities passed the U.S. House without opposition on Tuesday. 

Treasure Coast Leaders Fighting Brightline Will Testify In D.C. Thursday

April 18, 2018 - 6:00am
Brightline train vs. car in Boca Raton Feb. 14

Finally Treasure Coast citizens and their representatives who have been fighting a high-speed rail line they say will diminish the region's quality of life, will get their chance to testify at a hearing in the nation's capital.



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