Gov. Rick Scott today directed the Florida Department of Children and Families (DCF) to begin using a new federal grant to increase access to medication-assisted treatment, reduce opioid-related deaths and equip professionals with the necessary tools to combat the national opioid epidemic in Florida.
The South Florida Water Management District (SFWMD) Governing Board on Tuesday approved the District's $813.9 million budget for fiscal 2018-2019, which begins Oct. 1.
With last week marking the one year anniversary of Hurricane Maria slamming Puerto Rico, U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., focused on recovery efforts last week.
A new poll released on Monday shows Tallahassee Mayor Andrew Gillum, the Democratic nominee, with the lead over former U.S. Rep. Ron DeSantis, R-Fla., as Floridians look for a new governor while a key U.S. Senate race is tied.
The Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee (DCCC) is raising the stakes in South Florida, naming former Judge Mary Barzee Flores to its program for top prospects to defeat Republican incumbents.
The SFWMD Governing Board last week increased the minimum flow and level to the Caloosahatchee River from 300 cubic feet per second (cfs) to 400 cfs to further protect the estuary.
U.S. Rep. Vern Buchanan, R-Fla., is the latest member of the Florida delegation to call upon Congress to renew the Violence Against Women Act (VAWA).
The Florida Realtors® PAC today released its endorsements for the 2018 general election, leaning conservative almost throughout the slate of state candidates.
A new poll shows a slight edge for Gov. Rick Scott over U.S. Sen. Bill Nelson, D-Fla., in one of the most important Senate races in the nation while Tallahassee Mayor Andrew Gillum is ahead of former U.S. Rep. Ron DeSantis, R-Fla., in the gubernatorial race.
More than 100 Democrats in the U.S. House, led by a congresswoman from Florida, are calling on the U.S. Senate to delay confirmation votes on President Donald Trump’s nomination of Judge Brett Kavanaugh to the U.S. Supreme Court.