Florida Legislature Passes Measure To Aid DisabledA measure to aid those with disabilities gain jobs is heading to Gov. Rick Scott. The Florida Senate unanimously approved the bill Friday. Senate President Andy Gardiner has a son with Down syndrome and has pushed several bills this year to help those with disabilities.
Florida's Political Landscape Upended With Landmark Ruling Florida's political landscape is being upended by a landmark legal ruling.
Justice Clarence Thomas Asked To Block Fla Redistricting Evidence
Florida Legislature Passes Bill To Make Killing Fetuses A CrimeSenate approves measure that makes killing or injuring a fetus at any stage of development a crime.
Fla. Rep. Dane Eagle Arrested On DUI Charges 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.
Florida House To Vote On Carry And Conceal BillBill would allow public to carry concealed firearms while evacuating during an emergency.
Bill Could Raise Fla. Speed Limit To 75 MPHHighway 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.
Former Governor Reubin Askew Dies At 85Family says over the past three months he suffered from pneumonia, hip surgery and a stroke.
House Speaker On Opening Day Pushes Tuition Break For Illegals
Fla. Gambling Rules Could Get Changed This Fall Florida is planning a possible overhaul of some of the rules that are used to regulate gambling facilities across the state.
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Florida Lawmakers Seek To Ban Race-Selective AbortionsBills 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.
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How To Get Through Airport Security As Quickly As PossibleWith more people flying than ever before, it’s not surprising to see reports of long lines of people waiting in airport security lines...