Government

Despite a series of efforts, the Florida Department of Corrections is still facing a significant staffing shortage. The agency’s vacancy rates have more than doubled in the last year.

The tab for Hurricane Irma keeps rising, and Florida legislators are warning that it could require some tough budget choices for next year.

After past efforts have gotten bogged down, the Florida Legislature may finally approve legislation that, according to Sen. Tom Lee, would provide concierge medicine to the masses.

Frustrated senators grilled Florida's pot czar Tuesday, demanding explanations for why his office missed a legislatively mandated deadline to issue new medical-marijuana licenses and why ailing patients are stuck waiting for state-issued ID cards.

`Courthouse Carry' Proposal Filed In House

Oct 25, 2017

A measure that would allow people with concealed-weapons licenses to store firearms with security officers at courthouses was filed Monday in the House for the 2018 legislative session.

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