Vehicle Rescue Bill Approved By LegislatureA bill that provides legal protections to good Samaritans who break int
Bill Would Allow Students To Take Computer Coding As LanguageComputer coding could be the next option for students wanting to take a language class.
Senate Bill Seeks Faster DNA Tests In Sex AssaultsA state senator from Ft. Myers has filed a bill that could help speed up lab testing of evidence in suspected sexual-assault cases.
State Senate Bill Would Allow Abused Kids To Make Secret RecordingsA Senate Republican has filed a proposal that would allow children under age 18 to secretly record conversations involving people who have abused them or are potential abusers.
Pip Insurance Could Continue To Receive Green LightFlorida's Chief Financial Officer Jeff Atwater is hoping lawmakers will have more patience with a 2012 law meant to curb fraud in Florida's "no fault" auto insurance system
State Senators Cruise In Primaries Incumbent senators easily won primary contests Tuesday, dominating races that never seriously threatened their bids for re-election.
Report: Mack Won't Run For Vacant Congressional SeatFormer Congressman Connie Mack said Wednesday that he will not seek the seat vacated this week by former Congressman Trey Radel, according to the News-Press of Ft. Myers.
Education Commissioner Stewart Looks To Reassure Lawmakers On Test Education Commissioner Pam Stewart faced tough questions from senators Wednesday as she outlined how the state would move forward on tweaks to its current schools standards and select a new test for students.
Statewide Water Planning Is Goal Of Next House Speaker Florida may be surrounded by water, but the state has vast water problems that need to be addressed. That’s exactly what the next House speaker wants to do.
E-Cigarette Ban For Minors Backed By Senate Committee With the slim metal tubes becoming a trendy alternative to regular cigarettes, a Senate committee Thursday approved a bill that would prohibit the sale of electronic cigarettes to minors.
Senate Committee Passes "Parent Trigger" Bill For Failing SchoolsLegislation that would give parents more ability to determine how to make over a failing school was rammed through a Senate committee on Saturday, a likely preview of a contentious floor fight over charter schools, unions and parental support.