Florida economist are painting a good picture for the sunshine state’s economy, projecting steady growth over the next few years.
The mother of a Florida girl who committed suicide after complaining about being bullied is on a crusade to push lawmakers to pass new anti-bullying legislation.
The texting-while-driving ban has only been in place in Florida since October 1, but some legislators are ready to give it some more teeth.
Panhandle residents sounded off Thursday against the state expanding gambling.
Florida’s Stand Your Ground law still stands after the state’s Republican-controlled House voted down a measure Thursday that would have repealed it.
While public opinion continues to move towards the legalization of marijuana, Florida’s legislative leaders have come out against a push to allow the use of pot for medical reasons.
Will the Sunshine State take a gamble on gaming?
State senators are set to hold the first of four public hearings about gambling’s future in Florida. The first hearing will come at the north campus of Broward College on Wednesday.
If the state leaders approve changes to the gambling laws, nearly every Floridian could soon be within a two-hour drive of a casino that contains slot machines.
A proposal that would allow Miami-Dade County to ask voters to bolster funding for a local state college and university is back, for a fourth time, before a tax-resistant, Republican-dominated Legislature.