Campus-Carry Gun Bill Likely Holstered By Senate CommitteeA Senate Judiciary Committee is not likely to take up a proposal that would allow people with concealed-weapons licenses to pack heat while on college and university campuses.
Controversial Gun Bills Remain Under Senate ReviewAs the annual legislative session got underway Tuesday, the chairman of an influential Senate committee has yet to decide if members will hear two controversial gun measures.
Senate Panel Could Hold Key To Gun BillsFlorida lawmakers will enter the annual legislative session Tuesday with a full clip of firearm-related bills.
'Stand Your Ground' Bill Heads To Senate FloorA proposal that would shift the burden of proof to the state in cases involving Florida's controversial "stand your ground" law is poised to go to the full Senate after stalling in the House.
Health Groups Seek To Snuff Out E-Cigarette BillHealth groups and local governments say decades of work to keep tobacco products out of the hands of kids could be overturned through a House measure billed as prohibiting the sale of trendy electronic cigarettes to minors.
E-Cigarette Bill Draws FireNobody in the Capitol, it seems, wants minors to buy electronic cigarettes. But an effort to ban sales of the trendy nicotine-delivery tubes to people under 18 has run into controversy in the state House.
Senate Snuffs Out E-Cigarette Sales To MinorsAmid concerns about kids getting hooked on nicotine or tobacco, the Florida Senate on Tuesday voted 40-0 to ban the sale of electronic cigarettes to minors.