TALLAHASSEE --- As they battle over a 2018 Florida law that raised the minimum age from 18 to 21 to buy rifles and other long guns, attorneys for the state and the National Rifle Association are trying to use a new U.S. Supreme Court ruling to bolster their arguments. Read more
Pedro Allende, a former deputy assistant secretary at the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, was named Tuesday by Gov. Ron DeSantis to oversee the state agency that handles a wide range of business operations, such as real estate, purchasing and human resources. Read more
State economists have scheduled an Aug. 16 meeting to update estimates of general revenue, an initial step before lawmakers negotiate a budget during the 2023 legislative session.
Paid employment can be substituted for volunteer hours to qualify for Bright Futures scholarships, under a bill signed Monday by Gov. Ron DeSantis. Read more
TALLAHASSEE --- The Florida Department of Transportation agreed to pay $134 million to take control of the long-controversial Garcon Point Bridge over part of Pensacola Bay. Read more