Implementation of the health reform law continues through 2014 with these key dates.
The complaint filed by the Southern Poverty Law Center asked the federal Department of Justice to look into the standardized testing goals of the Florida Department of Education and the state Board of Education.
Citing concern over the killing of Trayvon Martin in central Florida, Attorney General Eric Holder said stand-your-ground laws, which allow a person who believes they are in danger to use deadly force, should be reassessed.
Four of the six jurors from the murder trial of neighborhood watch volunteer George Zimmerman have distanced themselves from statements another juror made in a televised interview.
Gov. Rick Scott signed a statewide ban on texting while driving into law Tuesday, making Florida the 41st state to enact a texting-while-driving ban for all drivers.
The Florida House has passed a bill that gives parents a vote in turnaround options for failing public schools.
A man brought into the country as a child on a visitor’s visa has been denied a license to practice law.
A bill aimed at blocking the mentally ill from purchasing guns by closing a loophole in the law has cleared the Florida House Judiciary Committee.
A state task force has determined that Florida’s so-called “stand your ground” statute is a good law and shouldn’t be overturned.
Analysis finds that people with records of crime and violence have benefited most from the controversial legislation.