College presidents push for immigration reform

Updated 10 months ago   
By: Chel Bell

MIAMI (AP) - Florida's higher education leaders are adding their voices to the immigration debate.    Eighteen of the state's college presidents signed a letter last..
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Ethics panel OKs Fla. Gov. handling of finances

Updated 11 months ago   
By: Chel Bell

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - Florida Gov. Rick Scott, who has kept private many of his financial dealings during his three years in office, will likely get to keep it that way. &n..
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Sebelius to make stops in Fla. for health care law

Updated 11 months ago   
By: Chel Bell

MIAMI (AP) - The Obama Administration is dispatching its top health official to Florida three times in the coming days to promote the Affordable Care Act in a Republican-led state ..
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Fla. election chief wants support for voter purge

Updated 11 months ago   
By: Chel Bell

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - Florida's top election official is going to try to win over support from skeptical election supervisors about a looming effort to remove non-U.S. citizens ..
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Navigators barred from county health departments

Updated 11 months ago   
By: Chel Bell

MIAMI (AP) - Counselors trained to help sign people up for health insurance under the Affordable Care Act won't be allowed to conduct their work at county health departments across..
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White House says no timeline for Syria diplomacy

Updated 11 months ago   
By: Chel Bell

WASHINGTON (AP) - The White House is not putting a timeline on a diplomatic resolution to the crisis in Syria.    Press Secretary Jay Carney says the United States i..
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Former US Rep. Clay Shaw dies at 74

Updated 11 months ago   
By: Chel Bell

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) - Former U.S. Rep. Clay Shaw, who spent 26 years in Washington battling over everything from free trade to Everglades restoration and welfare reform, has..
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Collier sheriff must pay campaign violation fines

Updated 11 months ago   
By: Chel Bell

COLLIER COUNTY, Fla.- Collier County Sheriff Kevin Rambosk will have to pay a $1,500 fine for campaign violations. The violations are from Rambosk's 2012 campaign. The State Electi..
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Obama: I might lose congressional vote on Syria

Updated 11 months ago   
By: Chel Bell

WASHINGTON (AP) - Battling stiff resistance in Congress, President Barack Obama conceded Monday night he might lose his fight for congressional support of a military strike against..
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Clinton endorses Obama effort to punish Syria

Updated 11 months ago   
By: Chel Bell

WASHINGTON (AP) - Former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton endorsed President Barack Obama's attempt to win congressional approval of a military strike in Syria, saying Mon..
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Fla. members in Congress skeptical of Syria strike

Updated 11 months ago   
By: Chel Bell

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - President Barack Obama's push for a limited military strike against Syria is being met with skepticism and opposition from many in Florida's congressional ..
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Miami-Dade elections office updating software

Updated 11 months ago   
By: Chel Bell

MIAMI (AP) - The Miami-Dade elections department is working with its software vendor to make it easier for staff to flag suspicious absentee-ballot requests.    The ..
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Senate panel votes to authorize force in Syria

Updated 11 months ago   
By: Chel Bell

WASHINGTON (AP) - A Senate panel has voted to give President Barack Obama the authority to use military force against Syria in response to a deadly chemical weapons attack. &n..
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Long-time Lee Co. Commissioner will not run for re-election

Updated 11 months ago   
By: Chel Bell

LEE COUNTY, Fla.- Long-time Lee County Commissioner Tammy Hall will not run for re-election. Hall said she will give up her seat, when her current term expires next fall. She has s..
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Obama holds Syria meeting ahead of intel release

Updated 11 months ago   
By: Chel Bell

WASHINGTON (AP) - President Barack Obama is convening senior national security advisers at the White House to discuss plans for possible military action against Syria.   ..
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Fla. Gov. to call for large cut in taxes and fees

Updated 11 months ago   
By: Chel Bell

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - Florida Gov. Rick Scott is going to push for a $500 million cut in taxes and fees during his re-election year.    Scott will announce plans ..
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US making case for action against Syria

Updated 11 months ago   
By: Chel Bell

WASHINGTON (AP) - President Barack Obama faced deep resistance Thursday to plans for a possible military strike against Syria, with U.S. lawmakers demanding more proof that Bashar ..
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Ave Maria Univ. files new suit over contraception mandate

Updated 11 months ago   
By: Vanessa Ruffes

COLLIER COUNTY, Fla.- Ave Maria University is filing suit against the Federal government again. The school is going back to court, months after its first lawsuit against the Presid..
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Group: Environmental laws not enforced under Scott

Updated 11 months ago   
By: Chel Bell

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - Enforcement of the state's environmental laws has plummeted under Gov. Rick Scott and the private company attorney he picked to lead the Department of Envi..
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Homestead mayor arrested on illegal comp. charges

Updated 11 months ago   
By: Chel Bell

MIAMI (AP) - The mayor of Homestead has been arrested on illegal compensation charges stemming from a secret consulting job he had with a Florida health clinic company.  ..
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