Florida lawmakers approved a bill that would give school districts extra funding for implementing a uniform policy.
A trio of agency heads whose necks have been on the governor’s chopping block earned a couple of extra months stay on Tuesday.
Despite objections from the hospital industry, a House panel Tuesday approved a bill that would allow patients to stay overnight at ambulatory surgical centers and open the door for longer-term “recovery care centers.”
House and Senate committees this week backed proposals aimed at helping stop potential drug overdoses.
A family in Sunrise has been displaced after mechanical problems with their central heater caused their home to catch fire Thursday morning.
A new plan to address Florida’s water resources got support in a House committee on Wednesday.
A coalition of voting-rights groups failed to prove during a recent trial that congressional districts drawn by lawmakers in 2012 violated constitutional standards for redistricting, according to a filing by attorneys for the Legislature.
Florida Governor Rick Scott signed a bill Friday that would make abortions illegal at any point in a woman’s pregnancy if her doctor determines that the fetus could survive outside the womb.
Senator Marco Rubio commented on Iraq Friday saying air strikes and other intervention should be considered to combat a violent insurgency. Rubio made the comment while cautioning the country could become a safe haven for terrorists capable of another 9/11.
Both sides are unhappy that the Legislature failed to come up with a plan for dividing the costs of detaining young offenders between the Florida Department of Juvenile Justice and county governments.