State senators on Tuesday advanced proposed changes to the state's Stand Your Ground law on Tuesday, almost three months after George Zimmerman was acquitted in the shooting death of 17-year-old Trayvon Martin. In a 7-2 vote, the Senate Judiciary committee voted to move forward a measure that inclu ... More >>
Gov. Rick Scott swung through Fort Lauderdale yesterday as part of a campaign-style "tax cut tour" to galvanize support for a quixotic $500 million tax cut he wants to jam through the state Legislature this coming term. Calling it his "primary goal" for next year, Scott again reiterated the appare ... More >>
Over the last few months, Delray Beach has been torn up by a debate over the Arts Garage, a popular multi-purpose space in the city's downtown area. The issue is whether a law firm should be allowed to outbid the non-profit on the high-end real estate. If you've been plugged in to back and forth, yo ... More >>
Even though a good portion of its candidates were booted out of office in November, and even though Floridians shot down Amendment 1, and even though Obama not only won the election but also won Florida, the Tea Party is still insisting that the government do what it says, because of loud angry reas ... More >>
In November 2010, Florida voters approved two amendments to the Florida state constitution that would ostensibly remove partisanship from the once-a-decade state redistricting process, the idea being that the House and Senate would no longer be able to draw their maps along partisan lines that fa ... More >>
Democrats Lois Frankel and Patrick Murphy have maintained that they're both hell-bent on defeating Republican Rep. Allen West in this year's election.On the other hand, it's not 100 percent that they'll both want to run against West considering the redistricting process, so both Democrats have be ... More >>
Orange County Sheriff's OfficeCasey Anthony, causin' committee.In case you haven't been subjected to enough moronic things that have been done in the wake of the Casey Anthony saga, we've got another one for you.Florida Senate President Mike Haridopolos announced today that he's creating a select ... More >>
BSO, feel free to use this image for any scheduled "litter recognition" classes.Last week, we brought you the sad tale of Darrin Podder, handcuffed and hauled to jail by Broward Sheriff's deputies for "littering" a 20-foot tree on a construction site in Pompano Beach that he'd been hired to lands ... More >>
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