The House Heath Market Reform Subcommittee unanimously passed a proposed repeal of Florida’s certificate-of-need review program, which critics say allows hospitals, nursing homes and other health care providers to restrict patients’ access to competitively-priced medical services.
Gov. Ron DeSantis will deliver his inaugural State of The State address before a joint session of the State Legislature in the Capitol at 11 a.m. Tuesday, officially kicking off the 60-day legislative session in Tallahassee.
According to a study released Jan. 31 by financial technology company SmartAsset, nearly 7.317 million Florida tax filers will receive a 2018 refund this year from the IRS, totaling an estimated $24.4 billion, for an average federal income tax refund of $3,334 each.
A probe into the “misuse” of $38 million in operating funds to build a campus administrative hall claimed its third casualty Tuesday with the resignation of University of Central Florida President Dale Whittaker.
An appeals court panel Tuesday ruled the state’s Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) denied a permit to drill the first exploratory oil well in the Everglades in more than 50 years based on feelings instead of facts.
A good turnout is expected at Thursday’s first-ever “Florida Deregathon,” a state-sponsored summit aimed at identifying and eliminating “unnecessary regulations” that hurt small businesses and licensed trade workers.
The Florida Commission on Ethics will issue a determination of “probable cause” that former Tallahassee Mayor Andrew Gillum violated state ethics laws by accepting gifts from lobbyists.
Senate Business and Industry Committee Chairman Doug Broxson has identified reforming the one-way attorney fee provision in the state’s assignment of benefits (AOB) law as his “No. 1 priority” for the 2019 legislative session.
The House Public Integrity and Ethics Committee has launched a probe into the University of Central Florida’s (UCF) improper use of $52 million in operating funds to pay for campus construction projects.
Gov. Ron DeSantis Monday filled the second of three vacancies on the Florida Supreme Court with the appointment of “one of North Miami Beach’s own,” appellate Judge Robert J. Luck.