In an effort to improve safety in schools, a House committee has approved a bill which would allow trained officials to carry firearms in schools.
A measure that could raise the speed limits by 5 mph on Florida roads zipped through its final Senate stop on Thursday, despite bumping up against Appropriations Committee Chairman Joe Negron.
A House committee on Thursday expanded a National Rifle Association-backed measure that would allow people to carry concealed weapons during emergencies even if they don’t have a license to carry.
The near constant war between Democrats and Republicans continues in Florida with the Florida Democratic Party accusing Governor Rick Scott’s campaign of breaking campaign finance laws by shifting millions of dollars between groups.
Voters in Florida’s 13th Congressional District began going to the polls early Tuesday morning to cast their ballot on who should replace the late Representative Bill Young.
Senators started moving forward Monday with a sales-tax holiday for back-to-school shoppers, but the proposal is a week shorter than requested by Gov. Rick Scott.
Ana Alliegro, the friend and political confidante of former Republican Congressman David Rivera, pleaded not guilty in federal court Monday afternoon to multiple charges related to the campaign of Justin Sternad.
The race to replace the late Representative Bill Young between Democrat Alex Sink and Republican David Jolly will come to a crescendo Tuesday in a special election. Both sides see a potential victory as validation for their respective world view heading into 2014′s mid-term elections.
The next time you need a medication, a doctor may not be the one prescribing it.
The Legislature is expected to take up major changes to Florida’s juvenile-justice system during the 2014 session, looking to put more emphasis on prevention and rehabilitation for youthful offenders.