Florida House

(Source: AP)

School Voucher Program Struggles In Senate

The idea to expand the main private school voucher program continues to struggle in the Florida Senate.

05/01/2014

(Photo by David McNew/Getty Images)

FL House Passes Medical Marijuana Bill

The Florida house as approved bill that would allow for a strain of low-THC marijuana to be legal in the state.

05/01/2014

(Source: CBS4)

House Gives Green Light To Higher Speed Limits

After a sometimes-emotional debate, a divided Florida House on Wednesday gave final approval to a proposal that could lead to 75 mph speed limits on some highways.

04/30/2014

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Fla. Bill Hiring Lawyers For Foster Youths Passes

The Florida Senate passed a bill Friday which would provide attorneys to foster children with special needs.

04/30/2014

Citizens-Wide

House Rejects Shifting Citizens Policies To Out Of State Insurers

The Florida Office of Insurance Regulation approved another 10,000 residential policies to be shifted from Citizens Property Insurance Corp. to a private carrier.

04/30/2014

Florida Legislature (Source: David Sutta/CBS4)

Lawmakers Face Long Friday After Budget Release

Lawmakers may face a late night Friday after a budget compromise was emailed Tuesday evening.

04/30/2014

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State Senate Approves Pilot Needle Exchange Program In Miami-Dade

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.

04/29/2014

(AP)

Fla. Senate Revives In-State Tuition Break

There’s been a small victory of sorts for those who support in-state tuition for undocumented immigrant students.

CBS Miami–04/29/2014

Florida Capitol Complex (Source: dms.myflorida.com)

Senate Approves Prohibition On Foreign Law In Court

Foreign laws would be prohibited in Florida courts, under a bill the Senate sent to the House on Monday.

04/28/2014

Medical Marijuana

Senate Gives Go Ahead On Medical Marijuana Bill

The use of medical marijuana would be legal in Florida under a bill passed by the Senate.

04/28/2014

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