After two sessions, 108 days and one rancorous health-care debate, the final gavels fell Friday in the House and Senate following approval of a $78.7 billion budget that settled few of the issues dividing the Capitol.
A Senate committee has narrowly approved two bills that would strengthen the state’s ban on texting while driving.
Right now you can’t be pulled over solely for texting while driving in Florida. But a Brevard County senator has filed a proposal Wednesday that would strengthen the law surrounding the controversial multitasking issue.
Incumbent senators easily won primary contests Tuesday, dominating races that never seriously threatened their bids for re-election.
Florida Governor Rick Scott met a noon deadline when he filed a stern response with the Florida Supreme Court after he was sued by two Florida legislators who are seeking to force Scott to accept the federal money for a high-speed rail line.
A bipartisan pair of Florida State Senators has sued Governor Rick Scott in the Florida Supreme Court to force him to accept the federal money for a high-speed rail system.