Scott Faces Looming Deadline To Sign Online Registration BillGovernor Scott has little more than a week to decide on whether to approve a bill that would lead to online-voter registration in Florida.
Dade State Attorney Applauds Passage Of Revenge Porn Bill A bill headed to the Governor Rick Scott's desk, which makes it illegal to post sexually explicit photos or videos of ex-partners on websites without their permission, has been given a big thumbs up by Miami-Dade's State Attorney.
House Tells High Court Adjourning Early Was LegalIn response to a lawsuit filed by state Senate Democrats, the leadership of the Florida House has told the state's highest court that it had the power to adjourn three days before the schedule end of the session.
Facing South Florida: One-on-One with Lt. Gov. Carlos Lopez-Cantera Jim and Lt. Gov. Carlos Lopez-Cantera will cover a variety of topics, including Medicaid expansion and the governor's decision to sue the federal government. The two will also discuss the announcement this week by Sen. Marco Rubio that he is running for President, and whether Lopez=Cantera is thinking about his own possible Senate run.
Slow Going In Legislative SessionJust past the the midway point in the legislative session, Florida lawmakers have done little more than set a presidential primary date.
Senate Rejects Blocking Money For Immigration CaseThe state's Senate has rejected a proposed budget amendment that would have prevented Attorney General Pam Bondi from spending money to fight a federal policy aimed at allowing millions of undocumented immigrants to stay in the country if they meet certain conditions.