Government

Many Nursing Homes, ALFs Don’t Meet Power Requirements

Jun 4, 2018

Months after Gov. Rick Scott promised a hard line against nursing homes and assisted living facilities in the aftermath of Hurricane Irma, much of the industry is not in compliance with new rules as the state heads into the 2018 hurricane season.

Pot Legalization Could Be Key Issue For Democrats

Jun 4, 2018

Three of the state’s top Democratic candidates for governor support legalization of recreational marijuana, and the fourth backs decriminalizing pot for personal use, showing near-consensus on an issue political rainmaker John Morgan said could determine the outcome of the August primary.

The Florida Department of Corrections is looking into changing the rules for prison visitations. But, prison officials are getting pushback from different families and friends of inmates currently behind bars.

A property owner in St. Pete Beach has won big in a dispute over public beach access.

A federal court has ordered the city to pay Chet Chmielewski's estate $1.5 million.

Florida Supreme Court ruled Thursday that red light cameras can stay in the city of Aventura.

The dispute had been centered around having third party contractors operate the cameras. While initial footage is collected by non-government workers, they follow a guideline provided by the city of Aventura to sift through the footage to send along to the police. Trained police officers then have the final say in issuing tickets, which is why judges ruled the red light camera program constitutional.

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