Key Legislative Races A Magnet For MoneyIn the battle of control between Democrats and Republicans, campaign cash has been coming in for legislative races in South Florida, Orlando and Tampa Bay.
Children's Services Could See Big Gains In BudgetThanks to a budget surplus and an election year, Florida's children could gain protection, education, developmental screening and other services during the upcoming legislative session.
Senate Committee Approves Casino Resort Bill Clearing the first legislative hurdle, a Senate committee Monday approved a controversial bill that would allow up to three resort casinos in Florida.
Booster Seat Bill Clears Senate CommitteeA bill requiring that children up to age 7 be in a booster seat when in a car has cleared a Senate Committee.
Senate Casino Plan Will See Some RevisionsA Senate bill that would clear the way for resort casinos in Florida will be revamped, after lawmakers raised a flurry of questions Wednesday about issues such as the impact on longstanding pari-mutuel facilities.
Fla. Senate Set To Vote On Pill Mill BillThe Florida Senate is poised to approve a bill that would crack down on unscrupulous pain-management clinics, after a debate Thursday about the possible trampling of privacy rights.