Bill To Allow Guns In Public Schools Suffers Major SetbackA bill that would allow designated individuals to carry guns in Florida’s public schools suffered a major setback.
In-State Tuition Bill For Undocumented Students Moving Through LegislatureEven as more Republicans come out against a bill to allow qualified Florida students to pay in-state college tuition rates, even if they are in the country illegally; the bill continues to make its way through the legislature.
Rubio Votes Against Authorizing Military Force In SyriaFlorida Senator Marco Rubio joined the minority in the Senate Foreign Relations Committee and voted against a use of force resolution in Syria Wednesday afternoon.
Cyberbullying Bill Headed To Fla. SenateCyberbullying is serious business to Florida lawmakers and a bill meant to crack down on cyberbullying has cleared committee review and is headed to the Florida Senate.
Cyberbullying Ban Passes Another Senate Cmte.The Florida Senate is one step closer to passing a bill that would for the first time include cyberbullying under the state’s anti-bullying law.
Sun Life Deal Passes Another House Cmte.The battle over renovations to Sun Life Stadium and how to pay for it took center stage in Tallahassee Wednesday. The House Economic Affairs Committee approved legislation to allow the modernization plans to move closer to a full House vote.
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.
Fla. Senate Approves Increasing Class SizesFlorida state senator David Simmons’s bill to loosen Florida’s class size limits unanimously cleared a Senate committee Thursday without debate.