Regulators approve 14.5 percent workers’ compensation premium hike

State regulators Tuesday approved a 14.5 percent average increase in workers’ compensation insurance premiums — less than the 19.6 percent …

Elon Musk: 1 million people on Mars, using his Big Florida Rocket

SpaceX founder Elon Musk unveiled his career dream Tuesday of launching an entire, self-sustaining human civilization to Mars, and revealed …

Citizens Insurance braces for third-party Hermine claims

Florida’s property insurer of last resort fears lingering damage from Hurricane Hermine — in the form of third-party claims officials …
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Ken Detzner releases state’s Voter Education Toolkit

Tuesday marks National Voter Registration Day in Florida, Secretary of State Ken Detzner announced. Detzner released the 2016 edition of the state’s Voter …

Jeb Bush to teach, lecture at Harvard this fall

Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush will be spending some time at Harvard University this fall. Harvard’s Kennedy School announced on …

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Pam Bondi declares designer drug U-47700 illegal

Attorney General Pam Bondi on Tuesday outlawed a designer drug she said has been blamed for multiple deaths in Florida. Bondi …

Vern Buchanan praises inclusion of $1.1B for Zika in government funding bill

U.S. Rep. Vern Buchanan praised the inclusion of $1.1 billion to combat the Zika virus in a must-pass government funding …

Kathleen Peters plans to file transparency legislation

State Rep. Kathleen Peters on Monday said she’ll sponsor legislation next session to require public notification “of contamination to our environment within …

State, local officials join ex-prisoners to protest proposed closing Bridges of America center

A group of state and local elected officials, as well as reformed ex-prisoners who know firsthand what the Bridges of …
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Florida’s tradition of open government keeps taking a licking. First, the Governor’s Office, in a remodeling of its reception room, …