Co-Habitation, Holocaust Memorial Bills Got To Gov. ScottLegislative leaders have sent 20 bills to Governor Rick Scott, including a measure that would repeal a 19th Century law that makes it a crime for men and women to live together if they are not married.
Florida's 60-day Legislative Session Coming To A CloseThe last day of the 60-day legislative session is in full swing.
Bill Addresses Property Seizure By PoliceFlorida's House has unanimously passed a bill that would require law enforcement to formally arrest someone before they could seize their cars, money, homes or other property.
Senate Backs Medicaid Dental ChangeThe state's Senate has overwhelmingly passed a bill that could lead to a major change in the way the Medicaid program provides dental care to children.
Overnight Anchoring Ban Ready For Scott's SignatureA proposal that would prohibit overnight anchoring in some South Florida waterways will go to Gov. Rick Scott.
Bill Targeting Israel Boycotts Ready For GovernorWith lawmakers pointing to the close ties between the United States and Israel, the Florida House has given final approval to a bill taking aim at businesses that boycott Israel.
Senate Approves Pilot Needle Exchange Program For Miami-DadeThe Florida Senate overwhelmingly approved a proposal that would create a needle-exchange pilot program in Miami-Dade County.
Computer Coding Bill Ready For Senate VoteThe Senate is poised to vote on a bill that would allow high-school students to take computer-coding courses to satisfy two credits of foreign-language requirements.
Lawmakers Talk Compromise In Budget NegotiationsLegislative leaders say compromises will be needed to bridge vast differences in their tax-cut and economic-incentives proposals, as Gov. Rick Scott continues to stand firm that his requests will bolster Florida's economy.
Specialty Tag Overhaul Heads To House FloorA measure that would eventually remove some of the lower-selling specialty license plates from the road is headed to the House floor.
Lawmakers To Begin Budget Negotiations Next WeekFlorida budget negotiators will not start formal talks until at least early next week, though leaders are making "forward progress."
Dade Needle Exchange Bill Ready For House FloorA bill sponsored by state Rep. Katie Edwards from Plantation which would set up a pilot needle-exchange program in Miami-Dade County is headed to the House floor for a full vote.