Florida House Looks Again At Abolishing Constitution Revision CommissionThe Florida House is taking a second look at eliminating a powerful state commission that drew controversy last year when it proposed constitutional amendments that tied together seemingly unrelated topics.
Florida Pharmacists Could Get Power To Treat Flu, StrepIn an attempt to increase access to health care, a House panel has approved a proposal that would authorize pharmacists to test patients for, and treat, the flu and strep throat.
Sunscreen Proposal Gains Traction In Florida HouseA House panel has approved a proposal that would prevent local governments from banning certain types of sunscreens and cosmetics.
Anti-Fracking Bill Emerges In The Florida HouseA proposal backed by environmentalists to ban fracking in Florida was introduced Wednesday in the House, two days after a similar measure cleared its first Senate committee.
More Millionaires Fill Florida House, Senate SeatsMore millionaires are deciding how Florida tax dollars should be used and which laws should be passed.
Florida House Seeks To Join 'Monumental' Marijuana CaseFlorida House leaders should be able to participate in a lawsuit that could revolutionize the state’s medical marijuana market, a lawyer for the Republican-led chamber told a three-judge panel of the 1st District Court of Appeal Tuesday.
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.