School Safety, Toll Road Proposals On Agenda For Florida SenateIn two of the highest-profile issues of the 2019 legislative session, the Senate on Wednesday is slated to take up proposals designed to bolster school safety and build or expand three toll roads.
School Safety Bill That Includes Arming Teachers Nearing Passage In Florida SenateNearly 14 months after the Parkland school shooting, state senators on Thursday moved toward passing a wide-ranging school safety bill that would include allowing classroom teachers to serve as armed school “guardians.”
Florida Senate, Seminole Tribe Try To Reach Gambling DealTime’s running out on reaching a gambling deal during this spring’s legislative session, but Senate President Bill Galvano said Wednesday he’s “encouraged” by the status of talks between the Seminole Tribe of Florida and the Senate’s lead negotiator.
Florida Senators Look To Wipe Away Sunscreen BansA Senate panel on Tuesday approved a bill that would threaten local governments with hefty fines if they prohibit the sale of certain sunscreens.
Abortion Parental Consent Backed In Florida SenateAfter rallying and testimony from numerous activists on both sides of the issue, a Senate panel Monday approved a proposal that would require minors to receive parental consent before having abortions.
Florida Senate Keeps Scott Israel's Challenge On HoldA Florida Senate case about suspended Broward County Sheriff Scott Israel will remain on hold while the embattled law enforcement official pursues a court appeal, according to a memo issued by Senate President Bill Galvano.
Abortion Parental Consent Backed In Florida HouseFollowing testimony from numerous activists on both sides of the issue, a House panel on Wednesday advanced a proposal that would require minors to receive parental consent before getting abortions.
Florida Senate Passes $90.3 Billion State BudgetThe Florida Senate has passed a $90.3 billion budget plan for next fiscal year while the House began work on its version that is about $400 million less.
Florida Senate Takes Aim At Child-Like Sex DollsSelling or showing child-like sex dolls would be a crime in Florida, under a measure unanimously approved Wednesday by the state Senate.
'PIP' Repeal Moves Forward In State SenateA move to eliminate Florida’s no-fault auto insurance system advanced Monday in the Senate, though a similar House proposal has not been heard as the annual legislative session reaches its halfway point.
School Board Term Limits Proposal On Move In Florida HouseA House committee Thursday approved a proposal aimed at imposing eight-year term limits on school-board members across the state, positioning the issue to be considered by the full House.
Money For Florida Governor Ron DeSantis’ Plane Remains In Holding PatternMoney for a plane for Gov. Ron DeSantis is still up in the air.
Want To Grow Veggies In Your Front Yard? Florida Senate Passes Vegetable Garden BillUnder a new bill passed by the Florida Senate, you will be able to grow fruits and vegetables in your front yards without fear of local government fines.
Bill Would Allow Florida Attorney General To Take Measures On Immigration EnforcementFlorida Attorney General Ashley Moody supports a Senate proposal that would give her the authority to file civil actions against local governments that do not fully cooperate with federal immigration authorities.
Florida Legislators Target Child-Like Sex DollsSelling child-like sex dolls would be a crime in Florida under a measure ready to go to the full Senate.