Updated: 8:21 PM While the U.S. Supreme Court ruled that Congress was within its taxing power when it required Americans to buy health insurance, the sharply divided court also said that if Florida and other states don't want to dramatically expand Medicaid, there's not much Washington can do about it.
Posted: 9:25 AM The state and the opponents of a suspended voter registration law are moving toward a settlement in a lawsuit over the new rules, both sides said Thursday, even as a group of voters is trying to brush aside the state's legal strategy and pursue an appeal.
Posted: 5:53 PM Steve Arthur has been appointed to the position of Communications Coordinator in the Office of External Affairs. In this role, Arthur will serve as one of the department’s spokespersons and will be responsible for coordinating news releases, interviews, press conferences and internal communications.
Posted: 4:53 PM The State Emergency Response Team and Volunteer Florida encourage prospective donors who would like to assist Floridians impacted by Tropical Storm Debby to make donations with established disaster relief organizations.
Updated: 2:34 PM Florida was the instigator of the lawsuit upheld at the U-S Supreme Court on the Affordable Healthcare Act this morning. Minutes after the court's decision was released, Florida Attorney General Pam Bondi said she was shocked by the ruling.
Updated: 4:07 PM President Barack Obama cast the Supreme Court's election-year vindication of his sweeping federal health care law as a victory for the American people. His Republican rival Mitt Romney vowed to repeal it on his first day in office if he wins the November election.
Updated: 8:51 PM President Barack Obama was clinging to a narrow lead in Florida over Republican challenger Mitt Romney, fueled by a surprising lead among Hispanic voters, a new Quinnipiac University poll of swing states shows.
Updated: 9:01 PM With a prison-privatization plan all but dead, an appeals court appeared hesitant to decide a constitutional fight about whether lawmakers improperly used the state budget to approve the plan.
Updated: 8:59 PM The rain may be over, but the flooding? Far from it. Homes and businesses are under water from the Sopchoppy River to the Suwannee River. Eyewitness News reporter Eames Yates looks at the damage in Hamilton County.
Updated: 8:08 AM Two Tallahassee builders accused of grand theft and misappropriation of construction funds entered a plea in court on the afternoon of June 27th. Jake Myddelton has entered a no contest plea to eight felony counts. He faces a maximum sentence of 100 years.
Updated: 9:44 PM FAMU's trustees have approved a big financial boost for the university's communications team. With all the negative press surrounding the hazing death of Robert Champion, the school is hoping to start talking more about the positive things at the university.
Posted: 10:27 AM An administrative law judge ruled against the state Department of Financial Services in a dispute about paying for historical photographs at the controversial 1st District Court of Appeal courthouse in Tallahassee.