Lawmakers To Live On Min. Wage For A WeekMore than a dozen lawmakers from around the state plan to live on a minimum wage this week to draw attention to efforts to increase the state's minimum wage to $15 an hour.
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.
Minimum Wage Increase Bill Filed In The HouseA House Democrat has filed a bill Friday that calls for increasing the state's minimum wage to $15 an hour.
Race Matters: Town Hall Meeting On Policing In South DadeAs a result of our Race Matters Series, State Representative Kionne L. Mcghee from District 117 hosted a solution-driven discussion on policing in South Dade on Friday, May 29, 2015.
State Senator Apologizes For Controversial TweetState Rep. Matt Gaetz has apologized for a Twitter post that drew criticism about possible racial overtones.
S Florida Lawmaker Wants Tax Break For 'Food Deserts' A South Florida lawmaker has proposed offering tax credits to businesses that sell large amounts of healthy food in low-income areas known as "food deserts."
Lawmaker Wants Nearly $2 Million For Wrongly Imprisoned Man
Miami Senator To Propose Raising Min. Wage AgainAfter the idea died during the 2014 legislative session, a state legislator from Miami has said he'll try again to have the state's minimum wage raised to $10.10 an hour.
Emails Detail Days After Inmate's Gruesome Death At Dade PrisonEmails sent by Jim Cumming, the former Dade Correctional Institution, in the days after a mentally ill inmate's scalded body was found in a puddle of water in a shower provide very few details about what actually happened.
Facing South Florida: Living On Minimum WageBroward County commissioner Marty Kiar and state Senator Dwight Bullard talk to Jim DeFede about what they experienced and learned after living on minimum wage for a week. Both politicians are hoping to highlight the need for an increase in minimum wage, which is currently $7.79 an hour.
The Role Of "Stand Your Ground" In Zimmerman TrialNearly a year and half after George Zimmerman shot and killed 17-year old Trayvon Martin, the Neighborhood Watch volunteer was cleared of any wrong doing.
Facing South Florida: Zimmerman Verdict - Stand Your Ground LawCBS4's Jim DeFede spoke with state Senator Dwight Bullard and state Rep. Carlos Trujillo about Florida's controversial "Stand Your Ground" law and what role it played in the George Zimmerman trial.