The American Civil Liberties Union and a group of civil rights organizations are opposing a police body camera bill in the Florida Legislature, saying it too often shields the videos from public view.
House and Senate committees this week backed proposals aimed at helping stop potential drug overdoses.
Florida lawmakers are considering proposals that would allow most school districts to start classes earlier in August.
Democratic lawmakers in the Florida Senate are demanding new anti-discrimination laws meant to protect gays, pregnant women and former felons.
With backing from Senate President Andy Gardiner and House Speaker Steve Crisafulli, lawmakers are moving quickly to approve a plan that would provide incentives for families to adopt children in the foster-care system.
For at least two decades, drivers found out the hard way where Waldo is.
A National Rifle Association-supported measure that failed to win legislative approval a year ago appears to have a clear shot of advancing now that it has the backing of the Florida Sheriffs Association.
A Senate-commissioned study could give hope to people who want the state to use a large chunk of voter-approved money for water and land projects to buy U.S. Sugar land in the Everglades before an October deadline.
The Florida Senate passed a bill Tuesday that would require greyhound racing tracks and trainers to report injuries to their dogs to the state.
After lawmakers scuttled the idea last year, a Senate committee has backed a proposal to help immigrant children get health coverage in the KidCare program.