Florida Senate Passes Disabled Children Bill; Moves To HouseThe Florida Senate on Wednesday passed legislation expanding aid for students with intellectual disabilities and named the program for Senate President Andy Gardiner, who has made what he calls "people with unique abilities" the signature issue of his tenure as president.
Senate Passes Bill Creating Craft Beer Regulation The Florida Senate approved a bill Tuesday that would create regulations for the state's booming craft brewing industry despite arguments that it would stifle job growth.
Florida Bill Would Allow Illegal Immigrants To Get Law LicensesThe Florida Senate on Thursday took the first step to help a Mexican national get his law license a month after the state Supreme Court said he couldn't because he's in the U.S. unlawfully.
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.
Florida House To Vote On Carry And Conceal BillBill would allow public to carry concealed firearms while evacuating during an emergency.
Fla. House Keeps Pushing Major Voucher Expansion
Fla. House To Vote On "Stand Your Ground" Repeal 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.
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.
Cyberbullying Bill Headed To Florida Senate A bill meant to crack down on cyberbullying has cleared committee review and is headed to the Florida Senate.
Fla. Senate Passes Bill Limiting Law Enforcement's Use Of DronesThe 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.
Senate Set To Vote On Changing Florida Alimony Law The Florida Senate is poised to vote on a bill that would put an end to permanent alimony in Florida.
Ethics Panel Sends Norman Case To Fla. Senate The state Ethics Commission is sending Sen. Jim Norman's financial disclosure case to the Florida Senate.