Hurricane 2018–A storm season Q&A with Governor Rick Scott

May 9, 2018

The governor spoke to the Tampa Bay Times about how the challenges of Hurricane Irma and what lessons he learned.  The Tampa Bay Times’ William March reports for “The Buzz” blog.

Court Backs Air Ambulance Firm in PIP Fight

May 9, 2018

In a case stemming from a child getting rushed to a hospital after a traffic accident, a federal appeals court Tuesday backed an air-ambulance firm in a dispute about whether the amount paid for helicopter services should be limited by …

Richard Corcoran to forego statewide run; will back Adam Putnam for Governor

May 9, 2018

After millions raised and millions spent testing the water for a potential statewide run, his announcement is sure to be a shocker: He isn’t running, he’s endorsing Adam Putnam. Publisher Peter Schorsch reports.

Ron DeSantis campaign on Richard Corcoran endorsement of Adam Putnam: Who cares?

May 9, 2018

DeSantis’ campaign characterized the expected endorsement by Florida House Speaker Corcoran of Florida Agriculture Commissioner Putnam as a “career insider” endorsing “fellow career insider.”’s Scott Powers reports.

Lawmakers fire another warning shot over medical marijuana rules

May 9, 2018

A legislative panel is again taking the state’s medical marijuana regulators to task, asking whether they are “refusing to modify the rules” governing the drug.’s Jim Rosica reports.

Florida sees increase in delinquent mortgages

May 9, 2018

Florida ranks alongside two other states that logged increases in the serious delinquency rate on home mortgages, a new report from CoreLogic states.  Chris Wille reports for the Lakeland Ledger.

National disaster fund benefits Florida by spreading risk

May 8, 2018

If Congress doesn’t step up with comprehensive and effective legislation to confront sea-level rise and its already evident effects, then we’re sunk, South Florida, the Palm Beach Post Editorial Board writes.