Tuesday's primary election will be the final decision on some races across the Tampa Bay region.Although primaries are often thought of as precursors to the general election, some contests won't make it that far. More>>
With a toss of a football, Charlie Crist boarded the bus in Orlando. “On to victory,” Crist announced, as he headed to his seat. It's a campaign tour that might have seemed improbable just a few years ago. But the former governor is on the campaign trail again, trying to win over voters to win back his old job in Tallahassee. More>>
Web ads can be cheaper, offer a way to link to a place to donate and give campaigns the opportunity to see who is watching and clicking on them. More>>
Gov. Rick Scott has a 3-point lead over Democrat Charlie Crist, heading into the week before the primary election, according to the latest News Channel 8 poll. More>>
A website is causing some confusion in Hernando County in the days leading up to the primary election.
Arriving to newly-planted Crist campaign signs, former Gov. Charlie Crist and his wife voted Monday morning in downtown St. Petersburg, Crist's home town. More>>
If you stopped in a Tampa Bay brewery over the past week, you might have run into a Florida candidate for governor. Adrian Wyllie, a Libertarian, visited multiple breweries in the Bay area as part of his statewide craft brew tour. More>>
Charlie Crist's campaign bus tour didn't go as planned on Thursday. More>>
Charlie Crist arrived for a campaign stop in Orlando on Thursday in a yellow school bus to highlight his education plan and criticize Gov. Rick Scott's education funding during his time in office. More>>
Tampa Mayor Bob Buckhorn says he will not endorse anyone in Florida's gubernatorial race. More>>
Some consumers who bought health insurance through the Affordable Care Act's Marketplace are now being asked to provide financial information because of “income inconsistencies” with data from the IRS. More>>
Gov. Rick Scott stopped in the Tampa Bay area on Wednesday as part of a campaign swing focusing on environmental issues. Scott calls the tour “Let's Keep Florida Beautiful.”He is proposing spending $1 billion on springs restoration and “alternative water supply.” More>>
Florida's gubernatorial race tightened and Democrat Charlie Crist lost his lead in the latest News Channel 8 poll.Gov. Rick Scott has a two-point lead in the latest poll released Tuesday, showing him up 45-43 over Crist. More>>
Low grade medical marijuana will soon be legal in Florida. Lawmakers waited until the final day of their session to send the bill legalizing low THC cannabis for the treatment of seizures, muscle spasms, and cancer. More>>
Only growers that have been doing business in Florida for 30 continuous years may apply to grow medical marijuana.
Gov. Rick Scott and Democrat Charlie Crist are both proposing general election debates in the gubernatorial race this fall. Scott’s campaign on Tuesday said the governor would participate in three. Crist countered, saying he wanted more debates and proposing a slate of seven More>>
Charlie Crist announced a plan Tuesday for his first day in office if he is elected to his old job as Florida governor.Crist calls the day the "First Day of Fairness" and set out five executive orders he plans to sign. More>>
More than three years after Florida turned down federal money to build a high-speed rail line from Tampa to Orlando, a new rail project is in the works and causing controversy. The All Aboard Florida rail would run from Miami, up the east coast of Florida and over to Orlando. More>>
"I think that for whatever reason she wants to blame everything that's occurred in her life maybe on someone else," said State Attorney Jerry Hill.
Democrat Charlie Crist is back with a four-point lead over Republican Gov. Rick Scott in the gubernatorial race, according to the latest News Channel 8 poll. More>>
An 8 On Your Side investigation into why legitimate patients can't get their mediation led dozens of other patients to step forward. More>>
Chronic pain patients who really need the medicine often can't get it.
Charlie Crist holds onto a narrow lead over Gov. Rick Scott in Florida’s gubernatorial race, according to a new WFLA poll released on Tuesday. More>>