Fan-987-Logosm 35h_cbssportsrad_tampa cw44_tb

bill

File photo of a prison cell. (Photo by the Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department via Getty Images)

Bill Will Prevent Rapists Having Custody Of Kids

Florida lawmakers have passed a bill prohibiting a convicted rapist from having any custody rights if the rape results in a child.

04/30/2013

File photo of controls in a car. (Photo by Bryan Mitchell/Getty Images)

Bill To Turn Down Loud Car Stereos Fails

A bill seeking to lower the boom on loud music blaring from car stereos didn’t strike a chord with the Florida Senate.

04/26/2013

File photo of a voting booth. (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Senate Passes Bill That Could Expand Early Voting

Early voting days and sites could be expanded under a bill passed by the Senate.

04/24/2013

File photo of a person doing work on a computer. (Photo by FREDERIC J. BROWN/AFP/Getty Images)

Cyberbullying Bill Headed To Florida Senate

A bill meant to crack down on cyberbullying has cleared committee review and is headed to the Florida Senate.

04/22/2013

File photo of a gavel in court.  (Credit: Thinkstock)

Bill Eliminates “Mental Retardation” In State Law

A Florida House panel has unanimously cleared a bill that would remove the term “mental retardation” from state laws and replace it with “intellectual disability.”

04/09/2013

File photo of a car 2013 Ford Taurus. (Ford Motor Company)

Bill Seeks To Turn Down Loud Car Stereos

A bill seeking to make Floridians turn down loud music booming from their vehicles has won approval from a state Senate committee.

04/08/2013

A doctor wears a stethoscope during an examination (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Activists Urge Expanded Health Coverage In Florida

Women’s-rights activists rallying in Tallahassee are calling on lawmakers to expand health insurance coverage to more Floridians.

04/08/2013

File photo of a courtroom. (Photo by Spencer Weiner-Pool/Getty Images)

Fla. Senate OKs Bill To End Permanent Alimony

The Florida Senate has passed a bill that would put an end to permanent alimony in the Sunshine State.

04/04/2013

File photo of a bill being signed by Florida Gov. Rick Scott. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

House Votes To Raise Campaign Contribution Limits By Thousands

Campaign contribution limits would soar from $500 to $5,000 for statewide candidates and $3,000 for legislative and other candidates under a wide-ranging bill passed by the House on Friday.

03/22/2013

File photo of courtroom. (Credit: Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

Florida Man Accused Of Laundering Millions Of Medicare Money

A federal judge has ordered a South Florida man held until his arraignment Friday for allegedly conspiring to launder tens of millions of Medicare fraud dollars that authorities say were eventually funneled into the Cuban banking system.

06/18/2012

previous