Lawmakers return to Tallahassee August 10, but what are they putting off at home?
Nick Evans

Part-Time Lawmakers Beginning To Feel Strain Of Overtime Sessions

Lawmakers are preparing their return to Tallahassee, but for some August’s special session will complicate professional lives at home.
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With Friday’s deadline, about 30 claims bills were filed in the Florida Senate. A few of them seeking to further compensate different victims are controversial.

One of the state’s largest care organizations is saying two high-profile senior abuse incidents point to the need for better state oversight. As Jim Ash reports, Gail Matillo, president of the Florida Chapter of the Assisted Living Federation of America is outraged.

Representative Gwen Graham spoke to residents at Allegro Senior Center on Friday to celebrate the 50th anniversary of Medicare. 

Environmentalists Sue Over Bear Hunt

Jul 31, 2015

Environmentalists filed suit Friday against the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission seeking to stop the state’s first bear hunt in two decades.

The newest PSC report suggests landline services are increasingly being put out to pasture in favor of wireless service.
Pat Dalton via Flickr

Florida consumers continue to gobble up mobile services according to a new report issued by the Public Service Commission.

A map representing the 13 regions for Medicaid Managed Care
Agency For Healthcare Administration

Florida’s plan to privatize the state’s Medicaid program for low-income residents, was billed as a cost saver. And last year, Florida healthcare officials started steering people out of the old fee-for-service model, and into private health plans.  Now the insurance companies say they’re running more than $500 million in the red.

Lawmakers return to Tallahassee August 10, but what are they putting off at home?
Nick Evans

Lawmakers are preparing their return to Tallahassee, but for some August’s special session will complicate professional lives at home.

Learning Biz Skills Is A Piece Of (Cup)Cake

Jul 31, 2015
Little girl hands brownie to customer
Caitie Switalski / WFSU News

A new cupcake shop opened Friday in Downtown Tallahassee. Its owners ranged in age from 5-to-15.

Leon County Schools

Former Leon High School Principal Rocky Hanna will soon announce his political intentions. Hanna, now an administrator with the Leon School District, has been rumored as a potential candidate for district superintendent.

Quinnipiac's most recent polling could play a role in who debates where in the first Republican presidential debate.
Nick Evans

The first presidential debate is looming, and under revised rules all seventeen Republican hopefuls—including two big names from Florida—will be squeezing onstage.  The only question is whether they’ll be the on the main stage or part of the opening act.

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