Florida Politics

Investigation points to errors in FIU bridge design

Errors were made in the design of a 174-foot pedestrian bridge at Florida International University that collapsed in March and …

Cabinet meeting reset for end of November

Gov. Rick Scott and the state Cabinet will meet by phone on Nov. 30 to consider issues such as Florida …

Supreme Court signs off on reprimand for judge

A Miami-Dade County judge will face a public reprimand for writing a letter of reference for a criminal defendant who …

Supreme Court signs off on process to pick justices

The Florida Supreme Court on Friday declined to order the reopening of an application process for three upcoming vacancies on …

Federal judge rejects two election lawsuits

With a machine recount in the rearview mirror and a manual recount underway, the legal challenges over Florida’s elections are …

Legislative, Influence and Policy

With hand recount complete, Janet Cruz wins battleground state Senate seat

Senate District 18 presumptive winner Janet Cruz is again declaring victory in her bid to unseat incumbent Republican Dana Young. …
Autonomous vehicles

FITCon 2018: Cable could be the key for ‘connected communities’

The cable industry was once a titan of video, and while millions of customers still have coaxials screwed into the …

Special session unlikely for Ag. Commissioner concealed-weapons purview

In the bubbled world of Tallahassee, rumors started to spread before the polls closed of North Carolina-style special sessions by …

Personnel note: Jose Oliva names Carol Gormley as chief of staff

Carol Gormley, a veteran legislative staffer, will be chief of staff to incoming House Speaker Jose Oliva, according to an email …

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Takeaways from Tallahassee — Old he-coon reunion

December 12 will mark twenty years since the passing of Florida’s former Democratic U.S. Senator and Governor Lawton Chiles. Yet, …

In realm of innovation, Florida ’gets there first‘

There’s a 50 or so mile stretch of California coast where a staggering amount of the western world’s innovations are …

Sunburn — The morning read of what’s hot in Florida politics — 11.16.18

Sunburn — The morning read of what’s hot in Florida politics. By Peter Schorsch, Phil Ammann, Daniel McAuliffe, Jim Rosica, …

Last Call for 11.15.18 — A prime-time read of what’s going down in Florida politics

Last Call — A prime-time read of what’s going down in Florida politics. First Shot ICYMI — Ron DeSantis has …

Ron DeSantis vetting chief of staff candidates, including some familiar names

At least four people are in the running to become Ron DeSantis‘ chief of staff: Kathy Mears, Scott Ross, Scott Parkinson, …