Florida is dealing with a prescription drug epidemic. More people die each day from prescription drug abuse than all illegal drugs combined.
But critics say the state's laws put into place to combat the abuse only pile on the pain for those who truly need the drugs.
Mosquito-borne disease in Leon County has increased. Two horses living within a mile of each other near the Fort Braden area and Highway 20 have tested positive for Eastern Equine Encephalitis virus (EEE) in the last two weeks.
For the first time in state history there is an organized effort to kick three Supreme Court Justices off the bench. A 2010 ruling on a health care ballot question is at the center of a scheme to reshape Florida's Supreme Court.
Florida's two largest power companies have some very expensive plans to double down on nuclear energy. But first, state regulators have to sign off, and as Troy Kinsey explains, nuclear's track record could make for a difficult sell.
If you think your gas bill is high, check out what the State of Florida spends for fuel...50 million dollars from July last year through June this year. Rising gas prices may force the state to rethink how many vehicles it puts on the road.
Officials from the Florida Department of Management Services (DMS) welcomed government procurement officials from the Republic of South Korea today to share ideas about public procurement processes and technology and to compare purchasing policies and practices with South Korea.
Commercial netting interests are once again trying to manipulate the State into allowing larger mesh sizes in fishing nets and improperly using them as “gill nets,” said the Coastal Conservation Association of Florida on October 9th.
The governing board of the state-backed Citizens Property Insurance Corp. has approved a proposal to provide more than $300 million in incentive money for private insurers to relieve them of thousands of policies.
The presidential contest is defined anew by joblessness, and GOP challenger Mitt Romney is concentrating on the economy while President Barack Obama seeks to play to his strengths, with top aides all but daring their rival to engage in a debate over Medicare.