A member of the Florida Legislature was arrested in Tallahassee and charged with drunken driving after an officer spotted him driving erratically and he refused to be tested, police said Tuesday.
Bill would allow public to carry concealed firearms while evacuating during an emergency.
Highway safety advocates say that if the Florida Legislature passes a bill that would allow the state to raise the speed limit to 75 mph there could be more crashes, injuries and deaths. The bill’s supporters say people are already driving that fast and the speed limit should reflect reality — and would actually be safer.
Family says over the past three months he suffered from pneumonia, hip surgery and a stroke.
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Florida House Speaker Will Weatherford is calling on legislators to let qualified Florida students pay in-state college tuition even if they are in the country illegally. Weatherford on Tuesday told House […]
Florida is planning a possible overhaul of some of the rules that are used to regulate gambling facilities across the state.
The Current for 5/4-5: Lt. Dan Band Concert, Shooting With SOF Benefit, Summer Pests/Landscaping, Political Expert Panel
We’ve got a great weekend of The Current coming up for you! It’s a full hour packed with great guests, important topics and ways to connect with the Tampa Bay community. Our segments for the […]
Bills seeking to ban sex- and race-selective abortions and to require that babies surviving botched abortions receive medical care cleared House subcommittees on Wednesday as the hot-button issue resurfaced during a legislative session that’s been largely bereft of battles over social issues.
Florida Democrats are handing out checks to veteran groups as part of the fallout over a gambling ring scandal.
MIAMI (AP) — U.S. Education Secretary Arne Duncan questioned Thursday why the Florida Legislature passed a law requiring districts to continue tutoring services that have not proven effective. Florida was one of nearly a dozen […]