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Obama To Name Ex-Bush Aide To Head FBI

Posted: 05/30/2013 - President Barack Obama is prepared to nominate former Bush administration official James Comey as FBI director, but in a possible warning sign, the top Republican on the Senate committee that would review the nomination said Comey would face questions about his Wall Street connections.

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Florida Supreme Court Sides with Public Defenders

Posted: 05/23/2013 - The Florida Supreme Court is siding with public defenders who believe they should be able to reject cases if they don't have the budget and lawyers to adequately represent poor people charged with crimes.

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Scott Signs Bill Extending Early Voting

Posted: 05/21/2013 - Scott signed a bill that requires elections supervisors to hold eight days of early voting, but gives them the flexibility to hold up to 14 days.

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Highlights from Governor Scott's Vetoes

Updated: 05/21/2013 - Governor Rick Scott today highlighted the Florida Families First budget that includes $20.3 billion in total funding for K-12 education, an increase of $1.08 billion over last year’s budget.

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Session Ups and Downs

Updated: 05/06/2013 - The hanky has dropped and Florida's $74.5B budget is on its way to the desk of Governor Rick Scott.

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No Medicaid Decision From Florida Legislature

Posted: 05/04/2013 - Scott, Senate Republicans, Democrats, Florida hospitals, health advocates and a diverse mix of business and labor groups had an unusual alliance.

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The Great Sine Die Hanky Drop [SLIDE SHOW]

Updated: 05/03/2013 - It shows the fun side of session-- one year the cloth morphed into a tablecloth, and this year it's got its own Twitter account!

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