Charter schools would get more construction funding, class-size penalties would be relaxed and school districts would be encouraged to enact dress codes under a series of education bills approved Friday by the Florida House.
House and Senate leaders are taking divergent approaches to the perennially thorny issue of gambling, with the House vetting a soup-to-nuts gaming measure Thursday even as the Senate pursues negotiations with the Seminole Tribe of Florida.
Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush told voters he will not change his stance on immigration or education in order to win their votes.
Jeb Bush recently released thousands of emails from when he served as Florida’s governor. Now among those emails are a string of notes from campaign donors asking for favors and making suggestions.
After a similar measure died on the Senate floor nearly a year ago, the odds continued to improve Thursday for an NRA-supported measure that would allow more people to carry concealed weapons during emergency evacuations.
A House panel rejected a proposal to revamp the Medicaid program’s system of providing dental services to children.
There’s still a big decision looming for Florida Sen. Marco Rubio.
Governor Rick Scott is asking legislators to pass a sweeping bill which would lower textbook costs and curb tuition increases for graduate programs.
Two Republican lawmakers want to shoot down the use of drones to conduct surveillance of people or private property.
Mitt Romney will not run for the White House.