South Florida Political Icon Gwen Margolis Dies At 85Senator Gwen Margolis, a South Florida political icon who once served as the first female president of the state Senate, passed away Monday at the age of 85.
Crowded, Diverse Field Seeks To Replace MargolisLongtime Miami political leader Gwen Margolis was expected to be ahead of a crowded field right now.
Margolis Retires, Calls Political Career "Remarkable Journey"Sen. Gwen Margolis ended her bid for re-election Thursday in the wake of reports that she disparaged the heritage of several of her primary opponents.
Margolis Draws Another Democratic OpponentState Sen. Gwen Margolis has drawn another Democratic challenger as she seeks to return to Tallahassee in a redrawn district.
"Right To Try" Marijuana Bill Advances In SenateAfter a lengthy discussion about problems with a 2014 cannabis law, a Senate committee has approved a bill that would allow patients with terminal illnesses to have access to medical marijuana.
South Florida Lawmaker Wants Online Lottery TicketsHow would you like to buy those weekly Florida Lotto or Powerball tickets online and skip waiting in line at the grocery or convenience store?
No Party Challengers File To Run In Miami-DadeSeven "no party affiliation" candidates have opened campaign accounts during the past month to run in 2016 for Miami-Dade County legislative seats.
Fla. Senator Proposes Online Florida Lottery Sales, Againen. Gwen Margolis, D-Miami, wants to make Florida Lottery tickets just a click or two away.
New Bills Proposed To Cut Down On Stray Population Pets’ Trust Miami proposed a new bill in efforts to reduce the large number of stray cats and dogs in Miami-Dade County and decrease unwanted animals being put down each year.
Property Taxes For Pet Neutering Backed By Senate CommitteeMeasures intended to reduce the number of unwanted animals put down each year, including a bill that allows voters to support using property taxes for neutering costs, were advanced without opposition in the Senate Agriculture Committee on Monday.
Scott Calls For Expanded Early Voting, More Polling SitesUp to 14 days of early voting should be offered during Florida's next election, Gov. Rick Scott said Thursday. The move would be a backpeddling of sorts for Republicans.
Senate Considers Options For Redistricting MapsState Senators are back at work in a special session trying to come up with a way to fix their redistricting map so it meets the approval of Florida’s Supreme Court which threw out their first version.
Florida Immigration Bill Appears Dead For 2011A vast difference between House and Senate versions of a Florida immigration bill means it is likely the issue is dead for the 2011 legislative session, according to the Florida House sponsor of the bill.