Gov. Rick Scott has signed a bill into law that will keep in place a tax on farmers in the northern Everglades to pay for the long-term restoration of the River of Grass.
For the second straight year, the Florida Senate on Tuesday defeated a bill promoted as giving parents a voice in charting a turnaround plan for failing public schools.
Florida lawmakers have passed a bill prohibiting a convicted rapist from having any custody rights if the rape results in a child.
A bill seeking to lower the boom on loud music blaring from car stereos didn’t strike a chord with the Florida Senate.
Early voting days and sites could be expanded under a bill passed by the Senate.
A bill meant to crack down on cyberbullying has cleared committee review and is headed to the Florida Senate.
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.”
A bill seeking to make Floridians turn down loud music booming from their vehicles has won approval from a state Senate committee.
Women’s-rights activists rallying in Tallahassee are calling on lawmakers to expand health insurance coverage to more Floridians.
The Florida Senate has passed a bill that would put an end to permanent alimony in the Sunshine State.