Justice Department Inspector General Michael Horowitz declared a “failure” by the entire “chain of command” involved in the FBI’s initial Trump-Russia investigation, in blistering testimony Wednesday that called out “basic and fundamental errors” at the bureau while stressing that his newly released report on the probe does not "vindicate" anyone.
The United States, Mexico and Canada have reached a historic trade deal. The deal must now be ratified by all three countries. A House vote, delayed as Democrats fought to improve enforcement mechanisms after winning a majority in the chamber in November 2018, is slated for next week.
Some state lawmakers are wanting to crack down on animal abuse by giving veterinarians more authority. A new bill would require the vets to report cases of abuse.
Gov. Ron DeSantis wants businesses to use the E-Verify system to check the immigration status of workers before hiring them. He is calling on lawmakers to adopt the federal identity-checking system.
Florida lawmakers are exploring stricter rules on how the state regulates the use of emotional support animals.
Ambassador Gordon Sondland told House impeachment investigators Wednesday that he worked with Rudy Giuliani on Ukraine at the "express direction" of President Donald Trump and pushed for a political "quid pro quo" with Kyiv because it was what Trump wanted.
Gov. Ron DeSantis is proposing a $1 billion injection into Florida’s public education system in the upcoming fiscal year, money that would largely go toward pay increases as the state deals with a teacher shortage.
President Donald Trump suggested Monday he might be willing to offer written testimony in the House impeachment inquiry over whether he pressured Ukraine's president to investigate Joe Biden and his son as he withheld aid to the country.
Public hearings began Wednesday in the House impeachment inquiry, focusing on the circumstances surrounding President Trump's July 25 phone call with Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky
Former President Jimmy Carter is recovering at Emory University Hospital after brain surgery Tuesday morning.
House Intelligence Committee members demonstrated a stark difference of opinion over what testimony is relevant in the impeachment inquiry of President Trump -- which will feature public hearings for the first time this week.
Six marriage and education advocates would work on creating the privately-funded "Healthy Marriage" handbook under a new bill proposed that would require couples to read the guide before they can tie the knot.
The House Intelligence Committee will hold its first open hearings next week as part of the formal impeachment inquiry into President Trump, featuring current and former officials with knowledge of the Ukraine controversy.
Orlando Mayor Buddy Dyer has cruised to another victory after defeating his challengers District 6 Councilman Sam Ings and non-profit consultant Aretha Simons.
The future of Visit Florida has been greatly impacted by budget cuts, but lawmakers are indicating that they may want to continue to help supplement the public-private entity that promotes state tourism.
Orange County Mayor Jerry Demings is proposing a one-cent sales tax that is expected to generate more than $596 million dollars annually. The tax revenue will go into a transportation fund for future road projects and the development of a mass transit system, over time, expanding the Lynx and SunRail lines.
The late Elijah Cummings, the powerful and long-serving Baltimore congressman who rose to chair the House Oversight Committee, was honored at a dignitary-packed funeral Friday where eulogies praised his mastery of Congress and commitment to constituents.
A bill that makes animal cruelty a federal felony was unanimously passed in the House of Representatives on Tuesday. The bipartisan Preventing Animal Cruelty and Torture (PACT) Act, which was introduced by Reps. Ted Deutch, D-Fla., and Vern Buchanan, R-Fla., would outlaw a form of animal abuse known as “crushing,” where people maim and torture animals.
The Florida Senate is debating a bill that would make it easier for victims of sexual assault to report the crime. Sen. Linda Stewart, an Orlando Democrat sponsoring the bill with Criminal Justice Chairman Keith Perry, R-Gainesville, said the change was needed because staff members wanted to clarify which cases would have no statute of limitations. She said the bill now "clarifies the exact beginning of this bill, to make sure that nobody gets grandfathered in."
The late Rep. Elijah Cummings, D-Md., was honored by colleagues on both sides of the aisle Thursday as his casket lies in state at the Capitol ahead of funeral services in Baltimore.