Calling Sen. Frank Artiles a "bully," members of the Florida Legislative Black Caucus are seeking the expulsion of the Miami Republican from the Florida Senate after he insulted a black female senator using curse words and a racial slur.
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Black lawmakers call for Frank Artiles' expulsion
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House Schools of Hope promo
Gov. Rick Scott announces budget deal
Crowd slams State Attorney for handling of Rainey case
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Putnam hits the road on the campaign trail for governor
Ileana Ros-Lehtinen announces retirement
U.S. Rep. Ileana Ros-Lehtinen officially announces her retirement from Congress
Senate chairman discusses budget stalemate with House
How the Florida Senate president learned of a Miami lawmaker's racial slur
Adam McCracken, a Winter Springs clinical psychologist, received the restoration of his civil rights from Gov. Rick Scott and the Cabinet on June 15. McCracken and his wife, Renee, testified about why restoration of his rights was so important.
The Florida House, under Republican Speaker Richard Corcoran, released a video advertising the controversial “Schools of Hope” program enacted under House Bill 7069, which Broward County Public Schools plans to sue over.
The Miami-Dade Democratic Party met tonight to discuss a proposal to rebuke one of the county's most powerful Democrats -- longtime State Attorney Katherine Fernandez Rundle -- for her failure to mount a criminal case against the guards who placed Dade Correctional Institution inmate Darren Rainey in a searing shower until he collapsed and died.
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Adam Putnam speaks to reporters following his South Florida debut as a candidate for governor Monday at the Greater Fort Lauderdale Alliance Luncheon at Hyatt Regency Pier 66. Putnam made the stop as part of his 10-day bus tour.
Senate Appropriations Chairman Jack Latvala, R-Clearwater, rails against House Speaker Richard Corcoran, R-Land O' Lakes, for proposing a 'continuation budget' rather than negotiating with the Senate on a new budget for 2017-18. Video courtesy News Service of Florida.
Senate President Joe Negron, R-Stuart, answered questions from reporters after Miami Republican Sen. Frank Artiles formally apologized on the chamber floor Wednesday for insulting and using a racial slur against two black senators.
Broward County Rep. Shevrin Jones, the top Democrat on the House Education Committee, explains his concerns with a proposal from House Republicans that’s intended to help students in failing traditional schools by attracting charter schools they could attend instead.