Gov. Rick Scott and Sen. Rene Garcia presented the University of Miami with a check for $1 million for HIV/AIDS research Monday morning.
A bill that would replace a statewide review of public-school learning materials with a local process narrowly survived its final Senate vote Friday, though the fate of a similar bill in the House remains unclear.
The delicate process of granting in-state tuition rates to undocumented immigrants appears to be entering a key phase, as lawmakers work to bring competing versions of the legislation together and send a bill to Gov. Rick Scott.
A bill that would extend low-cost KidCare health insurance coverage to the children of legal immigrants faces legislative roadblocks — not the least of them the doubts of Senate President Don Gaetz.
Hialeah Republican state Senator Rene Garcia is once again trying to secure $51 billion in Medicaid funding available to the state under the Affordable Care Act.
A measure which would have given parents a voice in how to turn around a failing school has failed again in the Senate.
The so called “Dream Act” bill in the Senate which would have granted in-state tuition to Florida high school students who are U.S. citizens but whose parents are in the country illegally is nothing more than a dream.
Tired of having to cough your way through a knot of smoking city workers as you try to get through the door of city hall? The Florida Legislature may clear the air for you, moving forward a bill that could eliminate the smokers huddled at the door of government buildings.
A massive project designed to make Miami residents healthier is gaining ground and CBS4 is proud to be a part of the push for a healthier Miami.
From healthy vending machines in senior high schools and parks to increasing the number of bike lanes and racks in cities throughout Miami-Dade, an initiative which presents healthy options in an effort to prevent and reduce illness from obesity is gaining ground.