The House Education Committee is ready to roll out a bill that would upgrade the health, safety and teaching standards of Florida’s early learning programs.
It may soon be illegal to dye your pup pink or your bunny blue.
Senators Maria Sachs and Ellyn Bogdanoff face off for a spot in Tallahassee.
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.
With the new Senate maps expected to easily pass the House next week, before the March 30th end of the special session, lawmakers in the upper chamber and potential candidates for those seats are beginning to evaluate their electoral futures. A number of South Florida Senators could be affected.
A Senate committee Monday will consider a sweeping proposal that would allow three mega-casinos in Florida, offer the possibility of additional gambling at pari-mutuel facilities and try to rein in Internet cafes.
As 2011 draws to a close, Gov. Rick Scott wants lawmakers to address a pair of issues that are costing Floridians hundreds of millions of dollars each year.
Add one more name to the list of possible locations for a Las Vegas-style destination casino in South Florida: the Diplomat Hotel in Hollywood. Republican State Sen. Ellyn Bogdanoff, whose district includes parts of Broward […]
The battle lines are being drawn over the controversial Destination Resorts Act which would allow mega resort casinos at three locations in South Florida.
Lawmakers sponsoring the resort casino bill have seen a growing chorus of opposition to bill, and on Thursday they defended it to a roomful of reporters, saying it would better regulate gambling and provide jobs.