Florida Politics

Nursing home providers quarrel over quality payments

A bruising battle over how to parcel out billions in Medicaid payments for nursing homes is showing little signs of …

Irma impact: Florida loses jobs in September, yet unemployment falls

Nationwide, unemployment claims are down to levels not seen since 1973; a sign of confidence among employers, who aren’t laying …

What Puerto Rico is doing to get the power back after the storm

Electrical linemen descend from helicopters, balancing on steel girders 90 feet high on transmission towers in the mountains of central …

Adam Putnam, Carlos Smith clash on guns, then sit, talk, listen

After reflecting saying that Florida needs someone who can stop divisive, hateful sentiments and bring people together, Adam Putnam got …

Law enforcement: White nationalist speech results in ‘mostly peaceful day’

White nationalist Richard Spencer‘s speech Thursday at the University of Florida prompted a state of emergency, carried a $600,000 tab and drew …

Legislative, Influence and Policy

‘Do not call’ Dana Young with unwanted sales voicemails

Dana Young wants to hang a ‘do not disturb’ sign for automated sales voicemails.  The Republican state senator from Tampa …

Gary Farmer calls Richard Spencer a ‘lowlife … filthy’

Democratic state Sen. Gary Farmer of Fort Lauderdale says white nationalist Richard Spencer is a “closed-minded coward” in a statement released Thursday. …

Darryl Rouson files constitutional amendment extending lobbying ban

State Sen. and Constitution Revision Commissioner Darryl Rouson has filed a proposed constitutional amendment extending the state’s lobbying ban on …

State board approves schools for ‘Hope’ money

With 13 school districts challenging the constitutionality of Florida’s new “schools of hope” law, the State Board of Education on Wednesday used …
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