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.
State House Approves "PIP" RepealThe Florida House has overwhelmingly approved a proposal that would repeal the state's longstanding "no fault" auto insurance system.
House Approves Controversial "Schools Of Hope"A package of education proposals tied to the state budget, including one creating a program to encourage charter schools to set up near academically troubled traditional schools, passed the House on Thursday amid heated clashes.
House Set To Pass "Schools Of Hope" BillThe Republican-led state House is poised to approve a controversial plan that would lead to the creation of what leaders have dubbed "schools of hope" in areas with low-performing traditional public schools.
Ridesharing Bill Cruises Through The HouseA measure that would enact statewide regulations on app-based ridesharing companies such as Uber and Lyft has been approved by the state's House.
David Rivera Plans 2018 House RunAfter narrowly losing a comeback bid in November, former Republican lawmaker David Rivera has opened a campaign account to run for a state House seat in 2018.
House Bill Increases Criminal Penalties Against Undocumented ImmigrantsA state House panel has approved a proposal that would increase penalties for undocumented immigrants who commit types of violent crimes.

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