A woman whose ex-boyfriend tricked her into taking pills that caused her miscarriage tearfully pleaded with lawmakers to approve a bill that would create new penalties for people who harm a fetus.
A Florida lawmaker is proposing the state add a $1 surcharge on each pack of cigarettes sold.
Two Florida state senators want to let motorists drive faster on the state’s highways.
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.”