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
Gov. Rick Scott announces budget deal
Crowd slams State Attorney for handling of Rainey case
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
Florida Senate president answers questions about a Miami senator's racial slur, insults
Sen. Frank Artiles apologizes for using racial slurs
Florida apologizes to the Groveland Four
Broward Democrat: 'We’re creating a segregated system' with 'schools of hope'
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.
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.
Florida House Speaker Richard Corcoran, R-Land O'Lakes, explains why the House wants to invest $200 million to bring in high-performing charter schools as "schools of hope" to serve low-income areas in Florida that have perpetually failing traditional public schools.