Scott, Legislative Leaders Keep Views Holstered On Gun BillsOwners with concealed-weapons permits could legally bring their sidearms onto college campuses or into legislative meetings --- or wear them openly in public --- under proposals now pending before state lawmakers.
Bill To Allow Guns On University Campuses Moves ForwardLawmakers will once again consider allowing people with concealed weapons permits to carry guns on state university campuses.
Florida Legislature To Resume Budget, Health Care FightFlorida legislators are heading back to the state Capitol promising to do what they couldn't during their 60-day regular session — pass a new state budget.
Test Grade Eliminations Result Of State Going "Too Far, Too Fast"Miami-Dade Public Schools Superintendent Alberto Carvalho spoke out Tuesday after Monday’s big news when it comes to testing in South Florida.
Special Session To Draw New Maps BeginsLawmakers are back in Tallahassee Thursday for a special session to draw a new map for the state’s congressional districts.
Legislators To Adopt New Congressional Maps Florida legislators will return to Tallahassee to adopt a new congressional map.
Appeal Underway In Redistricting DocumentsOne day after the 1st District Court of Appeal ruled documents obtained from a Republican consultant must remain confidential, lawyers are asking the state Supreme Court to release them.
Children's Issues A Mixed Bag As Lawmakers Vow To Fight On Children’s issues were in the spotlight during the 2014 legislative session, frequently contentious and ultimately a very mixed bag.
Lawmakers Approve Budget And Adjourn SessionLawmakers passed an election-year budget of $77.1 billion --- the largest state spending plan in history --- before closing out the 2014 legislative session and heading home to campaign.
Bright Futures Program Change Could Allow For Political Campaign Credit A bill that would allow Florida students seeking a college scholarship from the state to work on political campaigns and get credit for it has passed the Florida Senate.
Budget Negotiations Begin In A Jovial Mood Lawmakers began meeting as joint House and Senate negotiating committees late Monday, starting a weeklong sprint to craft a final spending plan for the budget year that begins July 1.
House Approves State Technology Agency The House approved a $4.8 million proposal on Wednesday that lawmakers hope will prevent snafus like the months-long headaches brought on by the rollout of Florida's new $63 million jobless website.