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Justices turn down sports betting challenge

June 18, 2024
Tallahassee – In a major win for the Seminole Tribe, the U.S. Supreme Court on Monday refused to upend a 30-year, multibillion-dollar deal giving the tribe control of sports betting throughout Flor…

Social media, gun laws await high court rulings

June 17, 2024
Tallahassee – With the U.S. Supreme Court nearing its annual recess, justices are expected to rule in cases about social-media platforms and guns that could have major implications for Florida.

Disney ends legal fight with state, district

June 14, 2024
Tallahassee – After reaching a development deal, Walt Disney Parks and Resorts on Thursday ended a legal fight about whether Florida unconstitutionally retaliated against the company because of opp…

DeSantis signs $116.5 billion budget

June 13, 2024
Tallahassee – Gov. Ron DeSantis on Wednesday signed a $116.5 billion budget for the upcoming fiscal year, after vetoing close to $950 million in spending approved by lawmakers in March.

State seeks stay of abortion ‘statement’ ruling

June 12, 2024
Tallahassee – The state late Tuesday asked an appeals court to put on hold a circuit judge’s decision that required changes to a “financial impact statement” that will appear on the November ballot…

Financial Disclosure Law Blocked

June 11, 2024
Tallahassee – A federal judge has blocked a 2023 Florida law that required municipal elected officials to disclose detailed information about their personal finances, ruling that the law likely vio…

Feds fire back on Title IX gender rule

June 10, 2024
Tallahassee – The Biden administration has urged a U.S. district judge to reject efforts by Florida and other states to block a new federal rule about sex-based discrimination in education programs.

Another look sought in FPL Irma case

June 7, 2024
Tallahassee – Attorneys for Florida Power & Light customers late Thursday asked an appeals court to reconsider a ruling that dealt a blow to a lawsuit alleging the utility did not meet obligations …

Justices back DeSantis in prosecutor suspension

June 6, 2024
Tallahassee – The Florida Supreme Court on Thursday upheld Gov. Ron DeSantis’ decision to suspend Orlando-area State Attorney Monique Worrell, saying he made adequate allegations of neglect of duty…

Justices weigh UF campus shutdown case

June 5, 2024
Tallahassee – In one of numerous similar lawsuits in Florida and across the country, the state Supreme Court on Wednesday weighed whether a University of Florida graduate student could seek to requ…
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