Sen. Thad Altman

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

Senators Move To Expand Juvenile Diversion Programs

A bill that could lead to more juveniles receiving civil citations for misdemeanor crimes, rather than getting arrested, is moving ahead in the Florida Senate.

03/27/2015

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Senators Push For More Money For Land Buying

A number of Senators are pushing for more than $2 million proposed for the use of land purchases as part of the Florida Forever program.

03/25/2015

Execution gurney in Starke, Fla.

Fla. Senate Panel Considers Death Penalty Changes

Significant changes could be coming to the state’s capital punishment system. Monday, a Florida Senate panel discussed a bill to require a jury to unanimously recommend the death penalty.

CBS4–03/12/2013

Booster Seats

Fla. Bill Would Require Car Booster Seats For Kids Up To 7

Most children under 7 would have to ride in a booster seat or other safety seat under legislation filed Monday in the state Senate.

CBS4–11/26/2012

Booster Seats

Booster Seat Bill Clears Senate Committee

A bill requiring that children up to age 7 be in a booster seat when in a car has cleared a Senate Committee.

CBS4–12/09/2011