Bill To Shut Down Red Light Cameras Passes Senate PanelA bill that would effectively shut down all red light cameras in the state has passed in the Senate Transportation Committee.
House Aims To Approve Open-Carry BillThe House is expected to vote Wednesday to allow people with concealed-weapons licenses to openly carry sidearms in most public places.
‘Open Carry’ Gun Law Shoots Past Committee VoteA bill that would allow Florida gun owners to openly carry their weapons is headed to a full vote.
Florida Considers "Open Carry" Gun LawFlorida has more concealed gun permits than any state in the country. If some legislators get their way those one point three million gun owners may soon be able to carry that weapon on their hip for all to see.
Dade Needle Exchange Program Clears Senate PanelA state Senate committee has approved a long-discussed proposal that would create a pilot needle-exchange program in Miami-Dade County.
South Florida Lawmakers Propose Needle ExchangeTwo South Florida lawmakers are renewing an effort to create a pilot needle-exchange program in Miami-Dade County in an effort to prevent the spread of infectious diseases.
State Senators Cruise In Primaries Incumbent senators easily won primary contests Tuesday, dominating races that never seriously threatened their bids for re-election.
State Senate Approves Pilot Needle Exchange Program In Miami-DadeWith supporters pointing to the need to prevent the spread of HIV and other infectious diseases, the Senate on Tuesday approved a pilot needle and syringe exchange program in Miami-Dade.
Sources: Mayor, Fins Agree No Tax-Funded Stadium Without VoteIf your tax dollars will be used to build a new stadium for the Dolphins, voters will have to approve it, according to sources with deep knowledge of the controversial plan.
Deaths Nearly Triple Since "Stand Your Ground" EnactedAs some state lawmakers are calling for a re-thinking of Florida's "Stand Your Ground" law, which allows people to defend themselves from danger without the need to first try to get away, an analysis of state data shows deaths due to self defense are up over 200 percent since the law took effect.
Braynon Officially Newest Member Of Florida SenateDemocrat Oscar Braynon of Miami Gardens is the newest member of the Florida Senate.
Early Voting Begins Monday For Fl. Senate RaceEarly voting begins Monday in the race to find a successor for U.S. Representative Frederica Wilson in the Florida Senate. Voters can cast early ballots for the special election today through Sunday, February 27th.

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