Bill would allow public to carry concealed firearms while evacuating during an emergency.
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Republicans in the Florida House are pushing ahead with a major expansion of a state-backed program that helps low-income children attend private schools. Just last week it appeared that private school […]
Florida’s Republican-controlled House is expected on Thursday to keep intact the state’s contentious “stand your ground” law that has sparked protests in the wake of the shooting death of Trayvon Martin.
Florida is planning a possible overhaul of some of the rules that are used to regulate gambling facilities across the state.
A bill meant to crack down on cyberbullying has cleared committee review and is headed to the Florida Senate.
The Florida Senate on Wednesday unanimously passed a bill limiting Florida law enforcement’s use of the remotely controlled aircraft known as drones — not that anybody’s using them yet.
The Florida Senate is poised to vote on a bill that would put an end to permanent alimony in Florida.
The state Ethics Commission is sending Sen. Jim Norman’s financial disclosure case to the Florida Senate.
The Republican Senate primary race got personal Wednesday as former Sen. George LeMieux called Rep. Connie Mack IV “the Charlie Sheen of Florida politics” because of past run-ins with the law, and Mack’s campaign responded that LeMieux is “an extraordinary political hack” who used his relationship with former Gov. Charlie Crist to become rich and powerful.
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — The Florida Senate on Wednesday charged ahead with a nearly $71 billion budget, despite complaints from university students, hospital lobbyists and even some Republicans in the House about some of the decisions contained in the spending plan.