Tallahassee Commissioner Gil Ziffer is endorsing Gwen Graham for Governor and the move sparked backlash  from his colleague, Mayor Andrew Gillum who is also seeking the Democratic nomination.

As lawmakers shifted their spending priorities this legislative session to school safety initiatives following the Parkland High School shooting, that left less money available for local water projects. And in many cases the projects that did receive funding are generally located in South and Central Florida—leaving small, rural, North Florida communities high and dry.

Superintendents from around the state are petitioning Gov. Rick Scott to hold a special session to address what they feel is a paltry increase to K-12 schools’ per-student funding.

AP: Gov. Rick Scott May Have To Resign To Run For Congress

Mar 13, 2018

Florida Gov. Rick Scott may have to resign early if he goes ahead with an anticipated run for the U.S. Senate. But thanks to a little-noticed change approved this month by state legislators, Scott may be able to wait until after the November elections to make up his mind.

Florida Legislature Reaches Budget Deal

Mar 8, 2018

House Speaker Richard Corcoran, R-Land O’ Lakes, indicated Wednesday afternoon that legislative leaders have reached agreement on a budget for the fiscal year that starts July 1.