Gov. Rick Scott signed 44 bills into law Thursday, including a measure that will allow Floridians without concealed-weapons licenses to carry guns during mandatory emergency evacuations.
Physician assistants and advanced registered nurse practitioners won another round Wednesday in their battle to gain expanded drug-prescribing powers, with a House health committee backing the proposal.
A bill, passed by the Florida House, could ease class size limits for Florida schools.
The Senate, despite continued opposition from some Democrats, is one step closer to passing a National Rifle Association-supported measure that would allow more people to carry concealed weapons during emergency evacuations.
With 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.
Physicians and other healthcare professionals using the Internet and other technology to provide care to patients remotely, also known as telehealth, began moving forward in the House Thursday.
A strong shot in the arm Wednesday for a law that would allow teachers and others to arm themselves in public schools in Florida.
The Florida Supreme Court will be allowed to grant law licenses to non-citizens under a bill that just passed the Senate and is headed to Gov. Rick Scott.
Allowing illegal immigrants to pay in-state tuition rates cleared what was expected to be a major hurdle in the Senate, with the Judiciary Committee giving overwhelming approval Tuesday to the election-year proposal that has divided Republicans.
Minors looking for a tan may soon need to turn to the sun as the Senate committee, on Tuesday, approved a bill that would bar them from using tanning beds at tanning facilities.