Florida Legislature Opens 19-Day Session To Draw New MapsFlorida lawmakers kicked off a special session to re-draw new maps.
Scott, Legislative Leaders Keep Views Holstered On Gun BillsOwners with concealed-weapons permits could legally bring their sidearms onto college campuses or into legislative meetings --- or wear them openly in public --- under proposals now pending before state lawmakers.
Bill To Allow Guns On University Campuses Moves ForwardLawmakers will once again consider allowing people with concealed weapons permits to carry guns on state university campuses.
No Clear Roadmap Yet On Senate DistrictsAfter reaching an agreement this week with voting-rights groups, Florida lawmakers face the chore of going into special session in October to redraw Senate districts.
Bear, Gator Feeding Bill Won't Go To DogsFlorida lawmakers are taking aim at people caught repeatedly feeding bears and alligators, as the state prepares to allow its first black bear hunt in two decades.
Lawmakers Eye Major Changes In Mental Health ServicesThe House and the Senate are proposing major overhauls in mental health services.
Florida Senate Democrats Push Anti-Discrimination BillsDemocratic lawmakers in the Florida Senate are demanding new anti-discrimination laws meant to protect gays, pregnant women and former felons.
Lawmakers Want More Giant Snakes Banned Florida lawmakers along with other House members are pushing the Obama administration to add five types of giant snakes to an existing federal python ban.
Some Medicaid Changes ApprovedFlorida lawmakers approved a bill Friday that would, over time, change the system of billing counties for Medicaid.
Miami Dolphins, Miami Beach Express Interest For CasinosA few more casinos may be popping up across South Florida, specifically near the Miami Dolphins Stadium and the Miami Beach Convention Center, should Florida lawmakers approve a landmark expansion of gambling.