Court: House Actions Illegal, But Lawsuit Filed Too LateThe Florida Supreme Court ruled House members do not have to return to the capitol for the end of the 2015 session.
State Agencies Will Have To Fly American Flags Made In USAFlorida's state agencies, cities, towns and villages will soon have to go "American." Under a bill headed to Governor Rick Scott for signing, all Florida city, county and state government agencies must fly American flags that were made in the U.S.A.
Lawmakers Look To Crackdown On Gator FeedingIf you see an alligator in the wild, don't feed it. It's not only good advice, it's also the law.
Bill Would Boost Health Dept. Powers To Prevent OutbreaksA House Republican wants to bolster the authority of the Florida Department of Health in trying to prevent the spread of communicable diseases during public-health emergencies.
Craft Brewers Wary Of Claims About Ending Ban On 'Growlers'An effort that would allow small craft brewers to pour beer into half-gallon containers may advance during the 2015 legislative session without becoming part of a package of other beverage issues.
Tax Cut, School Grading Bills Await Gov. Scott's SignatureBills that would slice taxes on a list of items and overhaul the state's school-grading system are awaiting Gov. Rick Scott's signature.
Nuggets Tucked Into State's $77.1 Billion BudgetState lawmakers came into the 2014 session with a surplus topping $1 billion and a mandate from Gov. Rick Scott to cut $500 million in taxes and fees.
Gov. Scott Gets Help In Tough Re-Election FightWith the 2014 regular legislative in the books, Republican legislators gave Gov. Rick Scott much of what he wanted as he prepares for an expensive and lengthy re-election fight against likely Democratic nominee and former Gov. Charlie Crist.