Senate Rules Committee

The highly-rated strain of medical marijuana 'Blue Dream' is displayed among others in glass jars at Los Angeles' first-ever cannabis farmer's market at the West Coast Collective medical marijuana dispensary, on the fourth of July, in Los Angeles, California.  (Source: FREDERIC J. BROWN/AFP/Getty Images)

Frustrated Senators Push Pot Fix

Citing frustration with delays in getting non-euphoric cannabis to patients, a Florida Senate panel Thursday pushed forward a revised attempt to create a regulatory framework for the pot industry but did not include changes sought by black farmers who complain they would be shut out of the industry.

04/09/2015

President Barack Obama  (Source: CBS)

Obama’s Cuba Actions Earn Rebuke From Senate Committee

A symbolic rebuke of President Obama’s effort to re-establish diplomatic relations with Cuba sailed through a Senate committee Thursday.

03/13/2015

File picture of a gun.  (Source: Thinkstock)

Emergency Gun Bill To Get Second Shot In Senate

After a similar measure died on the Senate floor nearly a year ago, the odds continued to improve Thursday for an NRA-supported measure that would allow more people to carry concealed weapons during emergency evacuations.

03/12/2015

State Capitol (Source: David Sutta/CBS4)

House And Senate Pass Budgets, Get Ready For Talks

The House and Senate approved plans Thursday to spend about $75 billion in the budget year that begins July 1, setting up negotiations between the two sides over how much to devote to priorities ranging from education to child welfare to the environment.

04/03/2014

Sun Life Stadium Upgrade Rendering (Source: Miami Dolphins)

Deadline Looms For Sun Life Deal

Time is growing perilously short for the Miami Dolphins and the South Florida Super Bowl Committee to put together a public referendum vote on whether or not to contribute public money to the renovation of Sun Life Stadium.

CBS Miami–04/02/2013

An artist rendering of proposed changes to Sun Life Stadium (Source: Miami Dolphins)

Sun Life Stadium Plan Passes Another Sen. Committee

The plan to renovate Sun Life Stadium came one step closer to a full vote in the state senate when the Senate Appropriations Committee passed the bill.

CBS Miami–03/14/2013

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House Committee Releases Prison Privatization Bill Proposal

A proposal for privatizing prisons in 18 counties in the state, a bill that with a few differences, was released late Friday by The House Justice Appropriations Committee.

CBS4–01/21/2012