Florida Disaster Relief Bill Blocked Again In ‘Virtually Empty’ House ChamberFor the third time, a lone congressional Republican on Thursday blocked a federal disaster-relief package that has been long-awaited by Florida officials and residents of the hurricane-ravaged Panhandle.
Florida Passes Bill To Promote Career Training In SchoolsTeenagers face countless options when debating what to do with their future while making their way through high school.
Florida House Passes Major School Vouchers ProgramTwo decades after then-Gov. Jeb Bush started a broad push for school choice, the Florida House on Tuesday approved a closely watched expansion that will provide vouchers to thousands of children to attend private schools.
Florida House Passes Bill Making Texting While Driving A Primary OffenseFlorida drivers may be about to receive a very big reason to keep their eyes on the road.
Florida House Passes Measure Allowing Guns In Religious InstitutionsThe Florida House on Thursday overwhelmingly approved a bill that could lead to more people with concealed-weapons licenses carrying guns on the grounds of churches or other religious institutions.
Florida Lawmaker Fighting To Make Texting While Driving A Primary OffenseWe’ve all seen it, people texting while they’re being the wheel.
Florida House Closer To Passing Felon Voting Rights BillLegislation that would restore voting rights to convicted felons who complete their sentences except murderers and felony sex offenders moved another step Tuesday toward passage in the Florida House.
Florida House On Verge Of Passing ‘Sanctuary City’ BanThe Republican-controlled House, for the fourth year in a row, is poised to pass legislation that would punish local officials who do not cooperate with federal immigration authorities.
Florida House Backs Tougher Texting, Driving BanLaw-enforcement officers could pull over motorists they see texting and driving, under a measure approved Tuesday by the House despite concerns the change could increase racial profiling.
Firefighter Cancer Benefit Proposal Backed In Florida House, Senate Version To Be Considered Next WeekThe Florida House began moving forward with a proposal that would make firefighters diagnosed with certain types of cancer eligible to receive disability or death benefits.
Abortion Parental Consent Passes Florida HouseThe Florida House late Wednesday approved a bill that would require minors to obtain parental consent before they could have abortions.
State Lawmakers Look To Hemp As New IndustryWith supporters pointing to the potential of a new industry, a Florida House committee Thursday approved a plan for regulating production of hemp.
Bill To Ban Sanctuary Cities Ready For The Florida HouseA bill to ban so-called sanctuary policies in Florida is going to the House floor.
Legislative Bill Would Hike Smoking, Vaping Age From 18 To 21 In FloridaThe minimum age for Floridians to possess tobacco and vaping products that deliver nicotine would rise from 18 to 21 under legislation a state House committee readied Tuesday for a floor vote.
Florida House Approves Canadian Drug ImportsDrugs from Canada could be imported into Florida if the federal government agrees, under a bill that passed the state House on Thursday.