With 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.
If 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.
As 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.
Democrat Oscar Braynon of Miami Gardens is the newest member of the Florida Senate.
Early 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.
A Miami Gardens council member and an outgoing state representative won a pair of special legislative primary elections Tuesday.