Gun Legislation Passes Florida House, Goes To GovernorFlorida lawmakers spent another divisive day arguing about a wide-ranging proposal sparked by last month’s shooting spree at Marjory Douglas Stoneman High School.
Backup Power Rules For Nursing Homes Passes In State House With less than a week left in the legislative session, the Senate and House continued to have differences Monday about ratifying a pair of high-profile rules that are a priority of Gov. Rick Scott.
Rules For Backup Power For Nursing Homes Go To Florida HouseFlorida lawmakers are trying to ensure that a power outage will not cost anyone their life, as was the case in a South Florida nursing home following Hurricane Irma.
State House Ready To Take Up Hot Button IssuesThe state's House plans to take up 16 bills in the first week of this legislative session, including one controversial measure aimed at ending “sanctuary cities.”
State Rep. To Give Up Seat, Plead Guilty To PerjuryA South Florida lawmaker will give up her state House seat over criminal charges stemming from where she lives.
House Panel Supports Slavery MemorialWith little discussion, a House panel has approved a bill that would lead to the creation of a slavery memorial at the Florida Capitol.
Gov. Scott Sets Special Election For Diaz House SeatWith Miami-Dade County Republican Jose Felix Diaz running for an open Senate seat, Gov. Rick Scott has scheduled a special election to replace Diaz in the Florida House.
Florida Legislative Session May Go Into OvertimeTime is running out for the state's Legislature to finish up which means they may be going into overtime.
State House Poised To Ban 'Sanctuary City' PoliciesJust days after a federal judge in San Francisco blocked the Trump administration from enforcing a threat to take away funds from so-called "sanctuary cities," Florida's House is about to step into the fray.
House Gives Final Approval To "Barahona Bill"The state's House has given final approval to a bill that calls for paying $3.75 million in the death of 10-year-old Nubia Barahona and injuries suffered by her brother, Victor.
Lawmakers At 'Stalemate' Over New State BudgetFlorida lawmakers have hit an impasse as they struggle to come up with a new state budget.
Juvenile Records Bill Clears Final Panel In HouseLegislation that would help juveniles expunge their arrest records after they complete diversion programs for misdemeanor offenses has cleared its final panel.