A Florida House committee approved a bill Thursday that would prevent local governments and voters from setting local minimum wages, setting policies on items like earned sick leave, and bar preference for local government contracts based on wages or compensation.
The next time your boss complains that employees are simply not getting the job done, remind them it could always be worse; he could be in charge of Congress.
After 45 years, Florida residents once again have the legal right to dye bunnies and chickens bright neon colors to give children for Easter gifts, despite the fact the law change has been decried by animal rights advocates statewide.
Prompted by the death of Orlando two-year-old Caylee Anthony in 2008, Gov. Rick Scott on Friday signed a measure to bolster penalties for lying to police when a child goes missing.
A bill created from the death of a two-year-old Central Florida girl is now on the desk of Florida Governor Rick Scott.
A Senate committee Thursday approved a bill that would regulate Internet cafés, and rebuffed a proposed ban on the hundreds of businesses that critics compare to “storefront casinos.”
A House Republican on Tuesday filed a bill that would eliminate property taxes that go to public schools and replace them with increased sales taxes.
The state’s school and food nutrition program will be part of the state Agriculture Department starting Sunday.
A South Florida lawmaker wants to increase cigarette taxes by $1 a pack and is offering a political sweetener to try to get it passed: Use the money to roll back fees on motorists.
On the eve of legislative testimony, Gov. Rick Scott and Cabinet members joined forces Tuesday to call on lawmakers to enact significant changes to curb fraud they say is costing motorists nearly $1 billion a year in higher premiums.