The Florida Senate will try to entice private insurance companies to sell flood policies in the Sunshine State to homes that are vulnerable to storm surge.
A proposed statewide ban on texting while driving may have been run off the road in the state legislature.
The Republican-led Florida House of Representatives has a message for workers hoping for higher pay and sick-time, don’t expect it in the Sunshine State. The House passed HB 655 Thursday that preempts local governments from enacting living wage laws and sick time ordinances.
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.
The Florida Legislature has essentially killed a plan from Governor Rick Scott to expand Medicaid coverage to roughly 1 million of Florida’s poorest residents as part of the Affordable Care Act.
Legislative aides are trying to draft a revision for the Florida Senate’s redistricting map after the previous map was thrown out by the Florida Supreme Court.
Despite angry jeers from homeowners facing or in foreclosure, a Senate panel cleared a bill Monday that aims to speed up the state’s mortgage foreclosure process.
Florida Governor Rick Scott isn’t even through his first year in office, but an opposition candidate for the 2014 race may be getting closer to challenging Scott.
It’s Election Day for several candidates vying for state offices, and the results were too close to call hours after the polls closed Tuesday night.