Petition To Make Recreational Marijuana Use Legal In Florida FiledA question about legalizing recreational marijuana in Florida is a little closer to possibly being on next year's ballot.
Rubio Climate Change Op-Ed Draws ScrutinyIn an Op-Ed published this week in USA Today, Senator Marco Rubio dismissed the climate change fanaticism of the “global elites and American leftists.”
'Enough, Stay Out Of This', Parkland Dad Fred Guttenberg's Message To Trump On Gun DebateThe father of a victim in last year's deadly mass shooting in Parkland had an emotional message for President Donald Trump Thursday: "Stay out" of the discussion about how to prevent gun violence until "you're ready to actually be a serious participant in this conversation."
Florida Education Officials Seek More Money For School Safety MeasuresFlorida education officials on Wednesday called on state lawmakers to boost spending on mental health services and armed security in schools, showing a continued focus on safety more than a year after a mass shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland.
Florida Democrats Want State Legislative Session On GunsFlorida Democrats are seeking to convene a special session on guns as Parkland shooting survivors on Wednesday renewed their pleas for more measures to combat gun violence.
Aide For Miami Commissioner Joe Carollo Arrested For Drunk Driving After Crashing Into BoatAn aide for Miami commissioner Joe Carollo was arrested Friday for drunk driving.
Florida Leaders Move To Condemn White NationalismState Democrats and Republicans alike are drafting resolutions against hate-spurred violence in an effort to officially condemn white nationalism.
Florida Judge Raises New Question In Legal Battle Over Felons Voting RightsA federal judge added a new twist Thursday in the legal battle over whether convicted felons who’ve served their time behind bars should be required to pay court-ordered financial obligations before voting rights are restored.
Court Voids Stalking Injunction Involving Florida Senator Lauren BookAn appeals court has overturned a stalking injunction placed on a man who disagrees with a state senator's view on sex offenders.
Federal Judge Weighs Arguments In Florida Cancer Treatment FightA federal judge has given both sides until Wednesday to submit briefs in a legal battle over a new state law challenged by a major cancer-treatment firm.
Trial Delayed For Chinese Woman Who Trespassed At Mar-a-LagoA federal judge delayed the trial of a Chinese woman charged with trespassing at President Donald Trump's Mar-a-Lago club and lying to Secret Service agents.
Florida Felons' Rights Lawsuit Timing Debated As Elections LoomLawyers representing opposite sides in a federal lawsuit about felons’ voting rights can’t agree on how quickly a judge should decide the issue, potentially affecting whether hundreds of thousands of Floridians will be able to participate in next year’s presidential primary elections.
Florida GOP Leader Postpones Immigration 'Listening Tour'After a mass shooting in Texas intensified a partisan divide about immigration, the chairman of the Republican Party of Florida has decided to postpone a statewide “listening tour” focused on the controversial topic.
Gov. Ron DeSantis Asks Justices To Weigh In On Florida Felons' Voting RightsGov. Ron DeSantis is seeking guidance from the Florida Supreme Court about a controversial state law requiring people convicted of felonies to repay financial obligations before they can regain the right to vote.
Some Florida Lawmakers Late In Disclosing Their FinancesFlorida's Democratic lawmakers are proving to be much worse than their Republican colleagues in complying with a state law that requires they disclose their finances.