TALLAHASSEE — As a sign of "increasing weight" in the legislative process, Senate Democrats have enough votes to block a key priority of House Speaker Richard Corcoran, who wants to increase …
A Pinellas County jail inmate faces charges after deputies say he brought drugs into the facility, causing him and two other inmates do overdoes Thursday night.
SUNSHINE LAW: The Florida House considers allowing two members of a school board or other elected body to privately discuss official business.
LOS ANGELES — The riots that consumed Los Angeles 25 years ago had many causes — grinding poverty and hopelessness in South Los Angeles, a police force with a reputation for treating minorities poorly, the not-guilty verdict against the white officers caught on tape beating black motorist Rodney King.
UPDATE: Late Thursday House leaders announced they would not attempt a vote on Friday, conceding insufficient votes.
CLEARWATER — Cincinnati-based First Transit has sued the Pinellas Suncoast Transit Authority, alleging it lost the county's trolley contract because a "who's who of Clearwater" lobbied the board to choose the less qualified Jolley Trolley.
The Florida House is expected to pass watered-down legislation meant to increase the number of trauma centers in the state on Friday.
State Rep. Larry Ahern's legislation to help reform the Pinellas County Construction Licensing Board is dead once again.
By CHRISTOPHER SPATA
Times Staff Writer
A troupe of performers will walk on stage Sunday.
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TALLAHASSEE — As a sign of "increasing weight" in the legislative process, Senate Democrats have enough votes to block a key priority of House Speaker Richard Corcoran, who wants to increase the property tax exemption for homeowners.
Lawmakers secretly struck a tentative compromise Thursday on one of the most consequential education reforms of the 2017 session — a $200 million program to help students who attend perpetually failing K-12 public schools in Florida....
High A Charlotte SS Jake Cronenworth became the 11th player in the organization’s history to have a 20-game hitting streak, joining the likes of Carl Crawford (20 games) and Aubrey Huff (team record 28 games)....