Burns Joins Crowded Field Seeking Miami-Dade Senate SeatWith Sen. Gwen Margolis deciding to step down this year, former North Miami Mayor Kevin Burns has thrown his hat in the ring.
Marco Rubio Suggests He Just May Run For Senate After AllFlorida Sen. Marco Rubio confirmed Wednesday that he may reconsider his plans to leave the Senate at the end of this year and run for re-election instead.
Miami-Dade 'Focus Of The Political Universe' In Senate RacesPolitics in South Florida often fill not only the local headlines but across the entire state.
Sen. Rubio Faces Pressure To Run For Re-Election To SenateFlorida Senator Marco Rubio is facing intense pressure to run for re-election for his Senate seat.
Margolis Draws Another Democratic OpponentState Sen. Gwen Margolis has drawn another Democratic challenger as she seeks to return to Tallahassee in a redrawn district.
Jolly Not Playing Outsider Trump Card In Florida Senate RaceU.S. Rep. David Jolly is alone among Florida's five Republican Senate candidates in saying being a Washington insider isn't necessarily a bad thing.
Senate Stacks Education Issues In BillThe Senate approved a wide-ranging education bill on a nearly party-line vote Wednesday, sending a laundry list of proposals to the House in the waning days of the legislative session.
Senate Sends Boating Bills To Gov. ScottBills that would offer boaters a registration discount for buying safety equipment and redefine careless boating are ready to drop anchor on Gov. Rick Scott's desk.
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.
Body Camera Bill Goes To Gov. ScottA measure requiring law-enforcement agencies to set policies if they use body cameras is headed to Gov. Rick Scott, after receiving unanimous approval from the state's Senate.
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.
House, Senate Close In On Budget DealHouse and Senate budget chiefs drew closer Sunday to a final agreement on the spending plan for the fiscal year that begins July 1, striking deals on a slew of local projects and throwing an elbow at the leader of the state's prisons agency for an aggressive lobbying campaign.