Florida House leaders met behind closed doors Tuesday while Senate leaders held a special hearing in an attempt to agree on Medicaid and finalize a budget as the need for a special session seemed imminent.
After approving a limited exemption for victims of rape, incest, domestic violence or human trafficking, a Senate committee Monday supported a bill that would require women to wait 24 hours before receiving abortions.
The House is set to take up a controversial bill on Tuesday that would make women wait 24 hours before getting an abortion.
The Florida House passed a bill that would make people who solicit prostitutes pay up even more.
The House is expected to take up a bill Wednesday that would lead to online voter registration in Florida.
Senate Transportation Chairman Jeff Brandes, a longtime critic of red-light cameras, is expected to propose tightening requirements on local governments that use the traffic devices.
The Florida House voted Wednesday to send President Obama a message that it is against his decision to renew diplomatic relations with Cuba.
The appointment of a Florida health official in Governor Rick Scott’s administration is in limbo.
In a flip flop from Rick Scott, the governor now says he is opposed to the state expanding Medicaid.
Just past the the midway point in the legislative session, Florida lawmakers have done little more than set a presidential primary date.