While public opinion continues to move towards the legalization of marijuana, Florida’s legislative leaders have come out against a push to allow the use of pot for medical reasons.
With Florida’s public-school system facing major questions, state officials are gathering in Clearwater for a hastily-arranged, three-day summit to address pending issues.
Less than 24 hours after it was announced that the Florida House planned to hold a subcommittee hearing later this year to address the state’s controversial “stand your ground” law, the state’s Senate is moving towards doing the same.
As Governor Rick Scott signed the state’s $74.1 billion spending plan on Monday, he also used his veto power on a total of $368 million in spending projects.
A bill that would have banned Islamic, or Sharia Law, along with other foreign laws from being applied in state courts died in the legislature Friday.
With a week left in the legislative session Governor Rick Scott might start twisting some political arms until some action is taken on his top priorities.
The state’s Internet cafés are one vote away from being shut down.
The state’s House and Senate have clarified their plans on how they would give teachers pay increase. On Friday, both legislative bodies laid out their blueprints for the state’s $74 billion budget for the coming fiscal year were released.
Internet cafes are just one vote away from being outlawed in Florida.
Former state Senator Larcenia Bullard has died the age of 65. Sen. Bullard, a Miami Democrat who was replaced in the Senate last fall by her son, Dwight, had health problems in recent years.