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.
The proposed modernization of Sun Life Stadium hasn’t even been finalized but the Miami Dolphins organization is moving forward and planning a job fair to makes sure the project has a diverse local workforce.
A bill which requires medical care for newborns who survive botched abortions is on its way to Gov. Rick Scott’s desk for final approval.
A measure which would have given parents a voice in how to turn around a failing school has failed again in the Senate.
The Florida House has passed a stripped down version of a Citizens Insurance reform bill by a margin of 111-6. The House version doesn’t hit new policyholders as hard as the Senate version.
Florida lawmakers sent a bill to Governor Rick Scott’s desk Monday that would prohibit a convicted rapist from having any custody rights if the rape results in a child.