Lawmakers are closer to giving Gov. Rick Scott one of his priorities for the 2014 session, an election-year rollback of vehicle-registration fees that were raised under the watch of his potential Democratic challenger.
The American Civil Liberties Union filed a federal lawsuit Wednesday on behalf of eight same-sex couples that seeks to force the state of Florida to recognize the couples’ marriages performed in other states and recognized by the federal government.
Former Gov. Reubin Askew, a major figure in modern Florida political history, died early Thursday at Tallahassee Memorial Healthcare. Askew was 85.
The Florida Supreme Court dropped a bomb on the Florida Legislature Thursday morning when it ruled that a 2003 law limiting damages in wrongful death medical-malpractice lawsuits is unconstitutional.
Much of the talk following Republican David Jolly’s win in the special election for Congressional District 13 has been the campaign was a victory over Obamacare and a sign of a Republican landslide in November.
A House panel on Wednesday unanimously passed a sweeping measure aimed at better identifying and serving sexually exploited children.
The House approved a $4.8 million proposal on Wednesday that lawmakers hope will prevent snafus like the months-long headaches brought on by the rollout of Florida’s new $63 million jobless website.
With some lawmakers saying schools can be easy targets for deranged shooters, a House panel Wednesday approved a bill that would allow designated employees or volunteers to carry concealed weapons on school grounds in case of emergency situations.
Millions of American workers may be seeing a boost in their paychecks soon thanks to a planned executive order from President Barack Obama.
U.S. Senator Marco Rubio did his civic duty Wednesday and showed up for jury duty at the Miami-Dade County Courthouse. But, Rubio won’t be sitting on any jury as he was dismissed with about a dozen other jurors.