Senator's Child With Down Syndrome Inspires LegislationState Senate President Andy Gardiner's experience rearing a son with Down syndrome has led to a package of legislation that could put Florida on the cutting edge in education, savings and employment opportunities for the intellectually disabled.
Rubio Heads To New Hampshire Weighing 2016 Presidential OptionsFighting to revive his political prospects, Sen. Marco Rubio is returning to the presidential campaign circuit and beefing up a political organization that could lay the groundwork for a White House bid.
Senate Revives In-State Tuition Break For Graduates Living In The Country Illegally The Florida Senate is reviving a tuition break for some Florida high school graduates who are living in the country illegally.
Florida Senate Passes Child Welfare OverhaulSweeping bill adds $47 million for new services, including the hiring of 200 investigators, and emphasizes child safety.
Florida Senate OKs 75 MPH Speed LimitsSpeed limits on Florida highways could be raised from 70 to 75 mph under a bill the Senate passed Thursday despite concerns from opponents that roads would become more dangerous.
Senators Accuse GM Of Covering Up Defective SwitchMembers of a Senate subcommittee accused General Motors of trying to cover up problems with an ignition switch that is now tied to 13 deaths.
Warning Shot Bill Passes Senate Floor
Obamacare To Play Prominent Role In Midterm ElectionsThe candidates are Alex Sink, Democrat, and David Jolly, Republican, but Obamacare is on the ballot in a big way in a competitive House race in Florida that offers a preview of the nationwide campaign for Congress this fall.
Rubio: 'The Real Crisis Is That The American Dream Is Eroding'Republican Sen. Marco Rubio is worried that the American dream is eroding.
Fla. Court To Decide If Legislators Must Testify The Florida Supreme Court will hear arguments over whether state legislators must answer questions and turn over documents in a long-running political battle.
Fla. Legislators Approve Plan For Teacher RaisesFlorida's teachers are going to get a pay raise, but it won't be coming until next year.
Senate Passes Bill That Could Expand Early Voting Early voting days and sites could be expanded under a bill passed by the Senate.