2012 Florida Legislature

New DCF Website Meant To Improve Child Death Transparency Florida Welfare officials launched a new site, mandated by the legislature, to improve transparency surrounding child abuse deaths.
Landmark Florida Redistricting Trial Wraps Up The trial challenging whether state legislators followed the law when drawing up political boundaries is wrapping.
Texting While Driving Ban Forwarded In Fla. SenateA bill to ban texting while driving passed a Senate committee on Thursday but may be stalled in the House.
House Gas Price Bill Survives First ChallengeGas stations who charge customers different prices for gas when purchased with cash or with a credit card, but which only post the lowest price on their signs, will have to change their ways in a new House bill is approved.
2012 Legislative Session Begins TuesdayThe 2012 Florida Legislative session begins in earnest Tuesday, but, it may be a lean year for many major policy changes as candidates begin their push for re-election.