Less than a year after a Connecticut woman fell 200 feet to her death when her harness broke while parasailing off Pompano Beach, a bill to ensure more safety for high-flying thrill seekers has cleared its first hurdle in the Senate.
It may soon be illegal to dye your pup pink or your bunny blue.
Senators Maria Sachs and Ellyn Bogdanoff face off for a spot in Tallahassee.
With the new Senate maps expected to easily pass the House next week, before the March 30th end of the special session, lawmakers in the upper chamber and potential candidates for those seats are beginning to evaluate their electoral futures. A number of South Florida Senators could be affected.
The Florida Senate could vote as early as Wednesday on a controversial bill that could bring prayer into Florida schools, if school districts allow. Students would be allowed to lead prayers or give inspirational messages, and under the proposal, there would be virtually no limit to what can be said.
A pair of state legislators are trying to drum up support for their bills which would eliminate the requirement that dog tracks off live racing.
A South Florida senator said Thursday she’ll again push for legislation calling for alarms for daycare vans in the wake of the death of a toddler at a Homestead daycare center.
A bill that would have required day care centers to equip each van or bus with an alarm system warning the driver not to leave a child behind failed to pass the Florida House.
There is new proposed legislation Friday that aims to bring Las Vegas-style gambling hotels to Florida.
State Senator Maria Sachs, of Delray Beach, will propose a bill in the Florida Legislature that she hopes can avert another tragic death in day vehicles.