Facing South Florida: A Look At Issues Important To People In South FloridaState Senator Anitere Flores, the chair of the Miami-Dade legislative delegation, will discuss the issues they will work on this year in Tallahassee.
No Party Challengers File To Run In Miami-DadeSeven "no party affiliation" candidates have opened campaign accounts during the past month to run in 2016 for Miami-Dade County legislative seats.
Abortion Waiting Period Bill Headed To Scott's DeskThe state's Senate has given final approval to a bill which would require a 24-hour waiting period for abortions. Next stop - Gov. Rick Scott's desk.
Abortion Waiting Period Bill Heads For Senate VoteAfter approving a limited exemption for victims of rape, incest, domestic violence or human trafficking, a Senate committee Monday supported a bill that would require women to wait 24 hours before receiving abortions.
Abortion Waiting Period Gets Senate OKA divided Senate committee Tuesday approved a controversial bill that would require women to wait 24 hours before they could receive abortions.
Senate Seeks To Ban Powdered BoozeSpirits aren't high on the future of powdered alcohol being mixed in Florida.
New Restrictions On Abortion Could Pass In State LegislatureThe Florida Legislature is considering several measures, all new, which would restrict abortions.
State Senate Shows "Solidarity" Against Cuba DiplomacyAfter sometimes-emotional discussion, the Florida Senate went on the record Tuesday opposing President Obama's decision to open diplomatic relations with Cuba.
Senate Adds Cuban Player Rules To Stadium Funding Plan The Senate accepted a House proposal Thursday that would require Major League Baseball to change how Cuban players are treated if baseball wants to share in state money for stadium work.
Textbook Bill Survives Tight Senate Vote A bill that would replace a statewide review of public-school learning materials with a local process narrowly survived its final Senate vote Friday, though the fate of a similar bill in the House remains unclear.
Controversial Abortion Restriction Bill Moving Forward Florida lawmakers are moving forward with a controversial proposal that would place additional restrictions on abortions, largely barring the procedures if doctors determine that fetuses have reached viability.
Dems Seek Energy-Efficient Sales Tax Holiday Two Democratic lawmakers have filed measures to create a month-long sales tax holiday for purchases of energy-efficient appliances.