JEB BUSH PROPOSES CHANGING RETIREMENT AGE FOR SOCIAL SECURITY, MEDICARE
Republican presidential hopeful Jeb Bush said he wants to gradually raise the retirement age for full benefits, adding one month each year, beginning in 2022 when the retirement age becomes 67 under current law.
DIVIDED SENATE AGREES TO RESHAPE MIAMI-DADE COUNTY IN NEW MAP
The Florida Senate is expected to vote this week on a new map for 40 state Senate districts, but it’s not clear if there will be enough votes to actually pass the proposal.
FLORIDA MAN CHARGED IN MURDER OF MOTHER AND BROTHERS IN RITUALISTIC KILLING
Donald Hartung Sr. was arrested Tuesday in an attack that the local sheriff previously linked to ritualistic practices and the blue moon, but authorities declined to elaborate on a motive.
FLORIDA GOV. RICK SCOTT ASKS LEGISLATURE FOR $23M FOR DEPARTMENT OF CHILDREN AND FAMILIES
The governor wants the extra money to go to community based care agencies so they can hire 272 case managers to reduce caseloads and provide services to children who are at risk of being removed from their current homes.
SCARE ACTOR AT HALLOWEEN HORROR NIGHTS TELLS POLICE HE WAS KICKED BY VISITOR
The police department plans to ask the state attorney’s office to file charges against the guest. The 27-year-old actor says he was kicked in the face while escorting the guest out of a haunted house at Universal Studios in Orlando.