Senators Back Tax Exemption For DiapersA state Senate panel has passed a measure that would eliminate sales taxes on diapers for children and adults.
New Bill Could Mandate Florida Schools To Hold RecessExercise is extremely important for growing children, especially in an age when childhood obesity is at an all-time high.
Lawmaker Wants Tougher Penalties For Refusing DUI TestsIgnition interlock devices would be required for individuals who repeatedly refuse tests for driving under the influence under a Senate proposal strengthening penalties for those who decline the tests.
Senate Looks To 'Block' Tuition For UniversitiesThe Florida Senate will move forward next week with a proposal that would require all 12 state universities to adopt a "block" tuition policy by the fall of 2018.
Florida Lawmakers Look At Tearing Down 'Liquor Wall'It may be about to get easier for Florida residents to buy groceries and liquor at the same time.
Senate Starts Moving On Gambling OverhaulA Senate panel unanimously signed off Wednesday on a sweeping gambling plan proposed by one of the chamber's most powerful members.
Major Gambling Proposal Emerges In SenateA major gambling proposal has emerged in the state's Senate which would allow slot machines in eight counties and let South Florida pari-mutuels run blackjack games.
Bill Calls For Unanimous Juries In Death Penalty CasesThe chairman of the Senate Criminal Justice committee has proposed requiring unanimous jury recommendations before defendants could be sentenced to death.
Lawmakers Look To Sack Stadium Improvement Hand OutsAn unused pool of money for stadium upgrades, deemed "corporate welfare" by critics, faces possible elimination in the Florida Senate.
Florida Senate President Eyes Possible Medicaid ChangesMedicaid continues to be a hot topic in and around the Florida senate.
Debate Brewing On Medicaid Long-Term CareHealthcare always seems to a hot political topic, especially in Florida.
Senators Look At Attracting F-35 SquadronThe Florida Senate is looking at how more jets can be based in the state, even with the president-elect’s criticism of the F-35 program.