MIAMI -- Earlier this week, Republican Gov. Rick Scott filed a lawsuit against two Florida counties, alleging there could be "rampant fraud happening in Palm Beach and Broward counties."
State of Florida News
A luxury retailer accuses dozens of websites of selling counterfeit goods over the internet.
A widow will receive a new trial in her wrongful death lawsuit against Philip Morris.
Federal judge orders Florida election officials to provide Puerto Ricans with Spanish language voting information
GAINESVILLE — A federal judge has ordered Florida election officials to provide Puerto Rican residents with Spanish-language voting information in a ruling that will affect 32 Sunshine State counties that conduct English-only elections.
FORT MYERS — The Federal Trade Commission and the state of Florida will have to identify and supply "communications with former employees" of companies accused of selling deceptive computer cleanup services and security software, according to a federal court opinion issued on Aug. 2.
In an attempt to decrease the number of juvenile arrests in Florida, civil citations have taken the place of handcuffs and a cell. Advocates see this as a better option – one that teaches young offenders that jail isn't the only option.
&&& Roberto Pereira, an urban entomologist in Florida, recently urged citizens to not panic over the reemergence of tropical bedbugs after his office received a sample that contained the once-prevalent bug.
TALLAHASSEE — Jon Steverson has resigned from his position as secretary of the Florida Department of Environmental Protection after two years.
FORT WALTON BEACH – For the second time in nearly two decades, attorney Joseph D. Lorenz has been recognized for his service to indigent clients in Florida.
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — The drama continues around who controls the ability to operate banked card games in the state of Florida.
TALLAHASSEE -- A recent report has revealed that trial lawyers contributed a total of $6.2 million to Florida candidates' political campaigns this election cycle.
TALLAHASSEE, Florida – Interest in serving on the Florida Constitution Revision Commission (CRC) for the 2017-2018 term is ramping up, and Florida Supreme Court Chief Justice Jorge Labarga already has 32 applicants for the 15 members he can choose for the 37-member commission.
TALLAHASSEE -- Oral arguments will not resume until Feb. 8 in the constitutional battle over a 2003 state law requiring Sarasota County to reimburse private hospitals for providing indigent care, due to the weather.
ORLANDO -- A review of federal crash data has revealed that Florida has the highest number of deaths by car accident drowning.
ORLANDO – Another red light camera case is in the spotlight in the Florida courts system, prompting judges to reexamine whether administrative hearings for these violations are constitutional.
LAKELAND -- A second appeals court has declared that limits can't be placed on the amount of money awarded in medical malpractice lawsuits and that setting such limits is unconstitutional.
TALLAHASSEE -- On Nov. 8, Floridians can vote on a proposed revision to a state constitution amendment, Amendment 2, that would expand the law governing medical marijuana and its users.
TALLAHASSEE -- As Tuesday's general election approaches, a federal judge's recent rejection of a Florida Democratic Party request to allow unverified voters to cast ballots was the right decision, says an election general counsel.
TALLAHASSEE -- People want to take “selfies” everywhere they go, which includes the voting booth. However, by law, Florida residents cannot take selfies when they vote.
MELBOURNE -- Norman Wolfinger, former state attorney in Brevard and Seminole counties, veteran and advocate for veterans and children, was posthumously awarded with the public service lifetime achievement award from Space Coast Daily.