Legislation that would shutter Internet cafes and possibly senior arcades passed the Senate Rules Committee unanimously Tuesday, and the sponsor said he would push for a vote by the full Senate as soon as Thursday.
In the wake of a scandal which prompted the resignation ofthe state’s lieutenant governor, the House is moving full steam ahead on a measure which would ban internet cafes and adult arcades.
The new year will bring challenges to Gov. Rick Scott and Republican legislative leaders as they as they try to figure out how to move forward with a long-awaited overhaul of the Medicaid system and how to carry out the federal Affordable Care Act.
The Florida House could vote Thursday to approve a wide-ranging bill that includes a 24-hour waiting period for women seeking abortions.