Rules For Backup Power For Nursing Homes Go To Florida HouseFlorida lawmakers are trying to ensure that a power outage will not cost anyone their life, as was the case in a South Florida nursing home following Hurricane Irma.
Nazis, Stormy Daniels Topics In Florida's Pornography BillAll kinds of tactics are used in politics.
New Deal? Florida Legislators Will Try To Pass Gambling BillA long-debated issue among lawmakers in Florida has been legalized gambling.
Florida Legislature Has Many Hurricane Issues To ConsiderThe 2017 hurricane season was the worst in recent memory and it opened some eyes in Florida’s capital.
Lawmakers Approve Increased Homestead Exemption MeasureFlorida lawmakers have approved a proposed increase in the homestead property-tax exemption which could save homeowners money on their property taxes.
FSU, UF Top State's Legislative RostersGenerally, college rivalries are played out on some kind of sports platform.
Liquor Sales Battle Re-Emerges In LegislatureTwo Miami-Dade County Republicans this week filed bills that would repeal a decades-old law that requires liquor stores to be stand-alone facilities.
Judge Approves Voting-Rights Groups' Senate MapA state Senate redistricting plan favored by voting-rights organizations was approved Wednesday by a Leon County judge in a move that could shake the Republican Party's grip on power in the Capitol.
Galvano: No Intent To Favor GOP In RedistrictingThe Senate redistricting chief on Wednesday defended a proposed map of the chamber's 40 districts, telling a Leon County judge that it was happenstance that the plan submitted to the court by the Republican-dominated Senate was one of the best for the GOP.
Senate's Motives At Issue As Redistricting Trial StartsThe decisions prompting state Senate leaders to choose a redistricting plan they recommended to a Leon County judge took center stage Monday, the first day of a trial to determine whether that map should go to the Florida Supreme Court.
Court Begins Working Through Redistricting IssuesA Leon County judge and lawyers for the Legislature and voting-rights organizations on Tuesday began muddling through the legal process for deciding on a new set of districts for the 40-member state Senate.
Lawmakers Ponder New Redistricting MethodsAfter a second consecutive redistricting session fell apart Thursday and the Legislature went home yet again without passing a map, lawmakers' message was more or less: We told you so.