Senators Move To Expand Juvenile Diversion ProgramsA bill that could lead to more juveniles receiving civil citations for misdemeanor crimes, rather than getting arrested, is moving ahead in the Florida Senate.
Senators Push For More Money For Land BuyingA number of Senators are pushing for more than $2 million proposed for the use of land purchases as part of the Florida Forever program.
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.
Fla. Bill Would Require Car Booster Seats For Kids Up To 7Most children under 7 would have to ride in a booster seat or other safety seat under legislation filed Monday in the state Senate.
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.