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.
Florida’s schools and state government could be the next victims of the federal government shutdown.
A Florida Senate panel Tuesday instructed the Agency for Health Care Administration to draft legislation — fast — that would allow the state to shut down unlicensed assisted-living facilities as quickly as possible.
Gambling facilities in Florida could be in for some changes as the state considers a possible overhaul of the rules.
Members of the state’s Legislature will be polled to see if there is enough support to hold a special session to decide the fate of the state’s controversial “stand your ground” law.
Less than 24 hours after it was announced that the Florida House planned to hold a subcommittee hearing later this year to address the state’s controversial “stand your ground” law, the state’s Senate is moving towards doing the same.
A bill that would have banned Islamic, or Sharia Law, along with other foreign laws from being applied in state courts died in the legislature Friday.
The clock on the Sun Life Stadium bill in the Florida Legislature is deep in the fourth quarter and the Miami Dolphins have just 48 hours to get a vote out of the House, which has a major traffic jam of bills as of Wednesday.
A last minute change to a bill that would ban texting while driving could keep it from passing in the Senate.