A Florida Senate panel on Wednesday approved a sweeping child-welfare reform bill amid calls from foster parents to help more children and pleas from providers to fund the changes properly.
The Florida Legislature took time out of normal business Tuesday to honor the BCS National Champion Florida State Seminoles.
The date for Florida legislators to begin their session could be moved up a bit for 2016.
The Florida Senate, on Wednesday, unanimously passed the Aaron Cohen Life Protection Act which will toughen penalties for hit-and-run drivers in serious accidents.
The Florida Senate will try to entice private insurance companies to sell flood policies in the Sunshine State to homes that are vulnerable to storm surge.
A new bill passed by the Florida Senate would make major changes to what type of student data a school district is allowed to collect.
The Florida House will take up a so-called ‘warning shot’ bill on Thursday which would allow people to fire a warning shot instead of retreating when threatened with death or bodily harm.
Lawmakers could park a bill on Gov. Rick Scott’s desk within the week to reduce vehicle registration fees.
The so-called “Pop-Tart bill” is headed to the House floor after the Education Committee unanimously approved the legislation.
The Florida Senate wasted no time passing a package of bills that are designed to strengthen sexual predator laws. The laws passed on the first day of the legislature’s annual session.