After lawmakers failed to agree on prison reforms this session, Gov. Rick Scott on Friday issued an executive order incorporating some of the provisions in House and Senate bills, including those involving use of force and chemical agents by guards.
Follow CBSMIAMI.COM: Facebook | Twitter TALLAHASSEE (CBSMiami/NSF) – Testifying under oath before a Senate panel, current and former Department of Corrections investigators — including the sheriff of Gulf County — said they were ordered by […]
Follow CBSMIAMI.COM: Facebook | Twitter TALLAHASSEE (NSF) – Florida Department of Corrections Secretary Julie Jones announced Friday she intends to rebid contracts worth about $1.4 billion with private companies to provide health-care services to the state’s 100,000 inmates. […]
People with concealed-firearms licenses could carry guns at state colleges and universities, under a proposal narrowly approved Monday by a Senate committee.
With the House already giving approval last month, a Senate committee Tuesday backed a proposal (SB 1060) aimed at preventing schoolchildren from being disciplined for simulating guns while playing or for wearing clothes that depict firearms.
Red-light cameras won’t be turned off in Florida this year.
Bicyclists, motorcyclists, pedestrians, skateboarders and people driving horse-drawn carriages would be among those receiving a new designation while on the road, under a measure filed in the Florida Legislature.
A measure which would have given parents a voice in how to turn around a failing school has failed again in the Senate.
A bill banning texting while driving was approved in its first committee Wednesday, but with exceptions.
A Florida senator has proposed loosening the state’s current gun law by allowing licensed gun owners to openly wear their handguns in public view.