News Service of Florida
A Senate Republican filed a new bill on Thursday aimed at baring health plans from requiring customers to get prescriptions only from mail-order pharmacies.
A proposal was filed Friday by Sen. Bill Montford, D-Tallahassee, to honor Florida State University quarterback and Heisman Trophy winner Jameis Winston.
The Senate Appropriations Committee approved four bills aimed at strengthening laws dealing with sexual predators.
Gun owners would be able to apply for concealed weapons licenses at their local tax collector’s offices under a National Rifle Association-backed measure approved unanimously by the Senate Agriculture Committee on Monday.
A measure to repeal the state’s red-light traffic camera law will be pushed forward by lawmakers using a study from the Legislature’s non-partisan policy office to support the effort.
In an issue that could spur a health-care industry fight, a House select committee Monday will take up a 155-page bill that would give nurse practitioners independence to provide medical services without physician supervision.
Republican legislative leaders are pitching an aggressive state “GI Bill” that would attract more military veterans to Florida and attract more people to the Florida National Guard.
The first Cuban-American to serve as chief justice of the Florida Supreme Court will take the post July 1, the court announced Thursday.
As Governor Rick Scott continues his re-election campaign, he has released another component of a proposal to cut taxes and fees by $500 million.
Gov. Rick Scott announced who will manage his re-election campaign Friday and it requires shuffling around in the governor’s office and the Republican Party of Florida.