Rob Bradley

Florida Capitol Complex (Source: dms.myflorida.com)

State-County Dispute Over Juvenile Detention Costs Simmering Again

Both sides are unhappy that the Legislature failed to come up with a plan for dividing the costs of detaining young offenders between the Florida Department of Juvenile Justice and county governments.

05/13/2014

Florida Capitol Complex (Source: dms.myflorida.com)

Juvenile Sentencing Compromise Clears Senate

The Florida Legislature appears to have solved the riddle of juvenile sentencing on its fourth try.

04/23/2014

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Lawmakers Could Be Setting Up Framework For Medical Marijuana

As much as they dislike a ballot question that would let doctors write prescriptions for marijuana, Republican lawmakers are laying the groundwork to implement the proposal, should voters approve it in November.

03/24/2014

Florida Capitol Complex (Source: dms.myflorida.com)

Supreme Court Grapples With Life Sentences For Juveniles

The Florida Supreme Court heard arguments Thursday in a case stemming from a U.S. Supreme Court decision that said juveniles convicted of murder cannot face mandatory sentences of life in prison without the possibility of parole.

03/06/2014

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Florida Senators File ‘Charlotte’s Web’ Marijuana Bill

Wading into the debate about medical marijuana, three Republican senators Wednesday filed a bill that would legalize a marijuana extract that supporters say can help children with a form of epilepsy.

CBS Miami–02/12/2014

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Senate Panel Backs Hurricane-Tax Holiday

One of the sales-tax holidays backed by Gov. Rick Scott received Senate committee support Monday, but minor turbulence could be ahead as the measure travels through the Legislature.

02/03/2014

Florida Capitol

Dems Seek Energy-Efficient Sales Tax Holiday

Two Democratic lawmakers have filed measures to create a month-long sales tax holiday for purchases of energy-efficient appliances.

01/31/2014

After passing a vote in the Florida House this week, synthetic drugs are one step closer to being banned. (Source: Getty Images)

Ban On Bath Salts, Other Designer Drugs Passes House Vote

So-called designer drugs are one step closer to being banned.

CBS4–03/21/2013

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