The Florida Senate passed a bill Friday which would provide attorneys to foster children with special needs.
The Florida Office of Insurance Regulation approved another 10,000 residential policies to be shifted from Citizens Property Insurance Corp. to a private carrier.
Lawmakers may face a late night Friday after a budget compromise was emailed Tuesday evening.
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.