With supporters pointing to the need to prevent the spread of HIV and other infectious diseases, the Senate on Tuesday approved a pilot needle and syringe exchange program in Miami-Dade.
There’s been a small victory of sorts for those who support in-state tuition for undocumented immigrant students.
Foreign laws would be prohibited in Florida courts, under a bill the Senate sent to the House on Monday.
The use of medical marijuana would be legal in Florida under a bill passed by the Senate.
A measure that would allow guns to be carried in school by people with special training has passed in the Florida House.
As state lawmakers enter the final week of the 60 day session, immigrant advocates are asking Gov. Rick Scott to employ more political muscle to convince them to pass a bill which will allow thousands of youths living in the country illegally to pay in-state tuition for the state’s colleges.
It’s coming down to the wire for Florida legislators in their current session. This week is their final week of their 60-day session and they still have lots of unfinished business, including whether to approve a strain of marijuana for medical use.
The House on Friday approved a process to help determine whether to use tax dollars for professional sports stadium projects but would exclude Major League Baseball from potential funding unless changes are made in how Cuban players are treated.
Secret meetings could take place among state university foundations under a bill that’s headed to Gov. Rick Scott.
An abortion bill is headed to the Governor’s office.