Senator Chris Smith
With the 2014 regular legislative in the books, Republican legislators gave Gov. Rick Scott much of what he wanted as he prepares for an expensive and lengthy re-election fight against likely Democratic nominee and former Gov. Charlie Crist.
The Florida Legislative session is well underway and we are beginning to see the signs of what this session is going to be about: gambling bills, sex predators, and teachers with guns.
In the wake of George Zimmerman’s acquittal in the shooting death of Trayvon Martin, a Senate committee approved a bi-partisan bill which proposes changes to neighborhood watch programs and the state’s “stand your ground” law.
Legal experts met in Fort Lauderdale Thursday and examined Florida’s controversial “Stand Your Ground” law in the aftermath of the Trayvon Martin killing.
In the wake of the Trayvon Martin shooting in Sanford, Florida, the Miami-Dade Commission passed a resolution Tuesday asking the Florida Legislature to repeal the “Stand Your Ground” law currently on the books.