Senate To Remove Confederate Flag From SealWithout a formal vote, the Florida Senate has agreed to strip the Confederate battle flag from its official seal, removing one of the few remaining vestiges of the infamous icon in state government.
Senate Committe Votes To Remove Confederate Flag From FL Seal
Budget Votes Finally Send Lawmakers HomeAfter two sessions, 108 days and one rancorous health-care debate, the final gavels fell Friday in the House and Senate following approval of a $78.7 billion budget that settled few of the issues dividing the Capitol.
State Senator Apologizes For Controversial TweetState Rep. Matt Gaetz has apologized for a Twitter post that drew criticism about possible racial overtones.
Senate Democrats Sue Florida House Over Abrupt Session EndDemocrat's in the Florida Senate filed a lawsuit against the Florida House over its abrupt end to the 2015 legislative session.
'Telehealth' Bills Could Be In TroubleEfforts to bolster the use of "telehealth" in Florida could be in jeopardy, as bills remain stuck in House and Senate committees.
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 Higher Ed Panel Backs Guns On CampusWith lawmakers split along party lines, a Senate education committee Monday approved a controversial bill that would allow people with concealed-weapons licenses to carry guns on the campuses of state colleges and universities.
Emergency Gun Bill To Get Second Shot In SenateAfter a similar measure died on the Senate floor nearly a year ago, the odds continued to improve Thursday for an NRA-supported measure that would allow more people to carry concealed weapons during emergency evacuations.
Lawmakers Say Telemedicine Deal Likely This YearPointing to a need to increase access to health care in areas such as rural communities, a bipartisan group of House and Senate leaders Tuesday expressed confidence they will reach agreement this year on a plan to boost the use of telemedicine in Florida.
Juvenile Sentencing Compromise Clears Senate The Florida Legislature appears to have solved the riddle of juvenile sentencing on its fourth try.
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.