Lawmakers Look At Medical Marijuana BillA Senate panel is taking up a bill this week that would allow terminally ill patients to use medical marijuana.
Senate To Take Up Local Pension Reform Next WeekThe Florida Senate on Wednesday is set to consider a bill aimed at shoring up the retirement plans for police officers and firefighters, amid worries over the health of local pension systems.
Florida Prisons May Get More Oversight After ScandalsSome Florida legislators are pushing for a proposal that would strip Florida Governor Rick Scott of complete control of the state's prison system amid distrust over the way the system has been run.
Pot Law Expected To Get Aired In Senate CommitteeA Senate committee is expected to take up the medical marijuana industry next week.
Lawmakers Look To End Speed TrapsFor at least two decades, drivers found out the hard way where Waldo is.
Big Session Ahead For Juvenile Justice Legislation The Legislature is expected to take up major changes to Florida's juvenile-justice system during the 2014 session, looking to put more emphasis on prevention and rehabilitation for youthful offenders.
Playground Smoking Ban Swings Through Senate Committee A proposal that could ban people from smoking in parks where children play moved easily through its first Senate test on Thursday.