Confronting a tough re-election fight Gov. Rick Scott came into his fourth legislative session as governor with a focused, but yet limited agenda that dealt primarily on tax cuts and spending priorities.
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Florida House Speaker Will Weatherford is calling on legislators to let qualified Florida students pay in-state college tuition even if they are in the country illegally. Weatherford on Tuesday told House […]
PANAMA CITY, Fla. (AP) — Florida’s two legislative leaders are hitting the road again to tout the recent session. Senate President Don Gaetz and House Speaker Will Weatherford are scheduled to make stops Wednesday and […]
Fla. House speaker criticizes Medicaid expansion TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Florida House Speaker Will Weatherford says expanding Medicaid coverage is a social experiment doomed to fail. Weatherford opened the annual session of the Florida Legislature […]
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Florida’s next university may not have a football stadium, dormitories or even classrooms.