Describing it as a “compromise solution,” Senate leaders have released a proposal that would revise their plan for extending health-care coverage to about 800,000 uninsured Floridians.
Every thing from money for teachers and child abuse investigations to how the state responds in the wake of a hurricanes would be impacted if the Florida legislature can’t reach a deal on a new budget in the next couple of weeks.
Florida hospitals have fired back against Gov. Rick Scott in the latest salvo over the governor’s suggestion that the health-care facilities mimic professional baseball teams in sharing revenues.
Despite his concerns with its implementation, Governor Rick Scott has signed off a bill mandating online voter registration by October 2017.
A bill headed to the Governor Rick Scott’s desk, which makes it illegal to post sexually explicit photos or videos of ex-partners on websites without their permission, has been given a big thumbs up by Miami-Dade’s State Attorney.
The Florida House and Senate combined to pass 232 bills during the shortened regular legislative session, according to statistics released Friday by the House.
In response to a lawsuit filed by state Senate Democrats, the leadership of the Florida House has told the state’s highest court that it had the power to adjourn three days before the schedule end of the session.
Florida’s state agencies, cities, towns and villages will soon have to go “American.” Under a bill headed to Governor Rick Scott for signing, all Florida city, county and state government agencies must fly American flags that were made in the U.S.A.
The supporters of a broader medical marijuana law in the state of Florida are promising to return to the ballot next year after apparently failing in the Legislature.
Having reached a budget impasse with their Senate counterparts, the state’s House has adjourned three days early.