Bill Aims To Keep Guns Away From Mentally Unstable A bill seeking to strengthen the ban on firearm sales to mentally ill people overwhelmingly passed the Florida House on Wednesday, though it still needs Senate approval.
Scott Signs Bill For Stricter Child Abuse Penalties Stricter penalties will be implemented in Florida for those who witness possible child abuse offenses and choose to remain silent.
Llorente Sues Over Early Voting ChangesMiami-Dade Mayoral candidate Marcelo Llorente filed suit against the Miami-Dade County supervisor of elections, the county manager, and the Florida secretary of state over the cancelling of early voting on Sunday, May 22.
Fla. Senate Adds Early Voting Days, Set To Vote On Election BillThe Florida Senate rejected a slate of Democratic amendments to a massive elections bill Wednesday, setting up a potentially divisive debate over the measure in the waning days of the legislative session.
Controversial Elections Overhaul Passes Fla. House A controversial elections bill passed the House on a party-line vote late Thursday.