A bill that would ban Shariah, or Islamic law, and other foreign laws from state courts has passed the Florida House. But an identical bill in the Senate barely survived its last committee on a 5-4 vote.
Gov. Rick Scott slammed a Florida House proposal Thursday that would pass up billions of federal dollars to provide health care coverage to 115,000 uninsured Floridians in a watered down alternative to expanding Medicaid under the federal health law.
The Florida House has passed a bill that gives parents a vote in turnaround options for failing public schools.
Internet cafes across Florida could soon be forced to close their doors as state lawmakers continue to move swiftly to outlaw the storefront operations.
The Florida House could vote this week on a bill that increases the charges related to the crime known as “video voyeurism.”
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — The GOP-controlled Florida Senate is calling for a nearly $70.8 billion state budget for the coming year.