Senate Seeks To Bolster Hospital FundingOn the opening day of a special legislative session, Florida senators began moving forward with a plan to send more money to hospitals for treating Medicaid patients.
Former Lawmaker To Seek Artiles Senate SeatFormer state Rep. Ana Rivas Logan has joined Democratic contenders in a special election for a Miami-Dade County Senate seat vacated by Frank Artiles.
Bill On Regulating Airbnb Type Rentals FizzlesAfter narrowly passing the House, a plan that would have limited the ability of local governments to regulate short-term vacation rentals has died in the Senate.
Florida Senate Passes Medical Marijuana Implementing BillA bill that details the implementation of medical marijuana in Florida has cleared another hurdle, but time is running out to get it passed.
Former GOP Lawmaker Planning Run For Senate SeatFormer Sen. Alex Diaz de la Portilla is ready to get back in the game.
Payment Approved In FSU Player's Death Sixteen years after a Florida State University football player died during conditioning drills, the Senate on Tuesday voted 34-2 to send a bill to the governor that would lead to the university paying $1.8 million to the family of Devaughn Darling.
Florida Legislative Session May Go Into OvertimeTime is running out for the state's Legislature to finish up which means they may be going into overtime.
State Senate Apologizes For Decades Old Racial InjusticeNearly seven decades after four black men were accused of raping a white teen, the state's Senate has formally apologized to their families in a case that has come to symbolize racial injustice.
Lawmakers At 'Stalemate' Over New State BudgetFlorida lawmakers have hit an impasse as they struggle to come up with a new state budget.
Report: Artiles Hired Playboy, Hooters Models As ConsultantsA newspaper is reporting that the Florida senator who resigned this week after using a racial slur hired a former Hooters "calendar girl" and a Playboy model with no political experience to be consultants for his political action committee last year.
Senate Signs Off On Police Body Cam BillThe Florida Senate has unanimously approved a proposal aimed at allowing law-enforcement officers to review footage from their body cameras before filling out reports.
State Senate Says Let The Kids PlayThe state's Senate has approved a bill that would require school districts to give elementary-school students 20 minutes of recess a day.