The Florida Legislature has wrapped up work on a bill that will send the sale of marijuana pipes known as “bongs” up in smoke.
Negotiators in the Florida House and Senate are trying to work out a compromise deal that would keep the federal Medicaid money in President Barack Obama’s healthcare overahaul law in place while not expanding Medicaid to the level the law originally suggested.
The Florida Arcade Association estimates that 150 adult arcades across the state have voluntarily closed their doors since Gov. Rick Scott signed a law last week intended to close all strip-center gaming parlors.
The Florida House of Representatives’ appropriations committee has pushed ahead with a smaller state-funded health insurance plan for Florida’s needy rather than embrace a fully federally-funded Medicaid expansion.
The Florida House has been busy Thursday passing a multitude of bills including a bill that would make the death of an unborn child a separate crime from any crime committed against the mother.
The Florida House of Representatives has passed a new bill that bans abortions in the state that are based on an unborn child’s gender or race.
The Florida Senate appears poised to pass the bill needed to renovate Sun Life Stadium, but the Florida House is a much different story.
Just days after the Florida Senate passed its budget, the House is poised to give final approval to its version of a $74 billion budget.
State workers who were looking forward to a proposed $1,400 pay increase may have to do with less.
With little fanfare, Gov. Rick Scott has signed a bill that prohibits gaming centers also known as “internet cafes” which will shutdown the industry that critics have likened to “storefront casinos.”