Florida state Sen. Jeff Clemens introduced a bill Wednesday that would allow patients with certain qualifying medical conditions to privately and legally possess medical marijuana.
The bill, named after Florida Cannabis Action Network President and ALS patient Cathy Jordan, would allow patients to ... More >>
Well. It's here.
The 2012 Election is finally, coming to a slow and merciful end.
Time to close the polls, tally the votes, and hope that Florida didn't screw things up too badly.
Keep it here as we update the winners, and losers, and tell you who's President, who won the Senate race, who won wha ... More >>
Back in March, the non-profit watchdog group Integrity Florida put out a study that said Florida was number one in terms of being the most corrupt state in the U.S.
Their study found that a whopping 1,762 of Florida's public officials have been convicted of public corruption since 1976.
From 2000 ... More >>
As we've recently pointed out, Rick Scott's been going around bragging about how unemployment numbers have gone down while he's been in office. Of course, what he hasn't mentioned is that the numbers are deceiving since the reason they are down is because people have flat out given up looking f ... More >>
A few weeks ago, we wrote about Rick Scott's suddenly realizing that the FCAT was bad (mostly because his approval numbers were taking a bit of a tumble).
Governor McCreepypants released an ad that said he was listening to parents and teachers and that, as a result of all that listening, they were ... More >>
Eric Brody was 18 years old when a speeding off-duty Broward Sheriff's deputy T-boned his car on Oakland Park Boulevard and left Brody in a coma. The officer was later fired for falsifying police reports in an unrelated incident; Brody woke up six months later with permanent brain damage.A jury a ... More >>
Fourteen years after a speeding Broward Sheriff's Office deputy left 18-year-old Eric Brody with permanent, debilitating brain damage, it looks like the Florida Legislature is getting close to paying Brody's family the money it's owed -- OK, actually about a third of the money it's owed.A co ... More >>
UPDATE: In a report filed with the state on December 5 -- two weeks after New Times broke this story-- Biden is listed as president of Mavericks in Education Florida, and Attkisson is vice president.Nov. 25, 2011: Since we first introduced you to a Fort Lauderdale charter school chain headed by V ... More >>
Michele Bachmann can't be bothered with mere factsAfter Charlie Sheen injected tiger blood and seven-gram rocks into the national discourse this week, you may be numb to subtly absurd political gaffes. But let's take a few minutes to look at the congresswoman currently visiting Florida, who is kn ... More >>
Florida House Democratic Caucus
Gibbons in Tallahassee State Rep. Joe Gibbons, who has been named the number-two Democrat in the Florida Legislature, was investigated for homestead fraud earlier this year -- and government records indicate he lied to officials during the probe. ... More >>
Balta in prison, looking at photos of his dead daughter.When Antonio Balta saw his 9-month-old daughter, Veronika, her eyes were rolled back in her head. Her body was limp. When he lifted her up, a thick, milky substance seeped from the baby's mouth.Balta had been inside Gulfstream Park in Hallan ... More >>
Broward County Mayor Stacy Ritter should have just kept her mouth shut.
The Miami Herald got a few words out of Ritter regarding her and her husband Russ Klenet's Ponzi scheme/home renovation/voting scandal. And what does Ritter offer? Obfuscation and lies. From the article:
Ritter, ... More >>