Rubio Threatens To Derail Immigration BillFlorida Senator Marco Rubio may be looking for an escape hatch from the bipartisan immigration reform he helped put together as a member of the Gang of Eight in the U.S. Senate.
Obamacare Repeal Votes Costs Tens Of MillionsThursday, the U.S. House of Representatives will vote for the 37th time to repeal President Barack Obama’s health care act. The political theater will give conservatives fodder for their constituents, but will end up costing voters even more.
Sun Life Stadium Bill Dies In LegislatureThe future of Sun Life Stadium, and possibly future Super Bowls in South Florida, is up in the air Friday afternoon after the Florida House of Representatives failed to take up a bill dealing with the renovation of Sun Life Stadium.
Anti-Foreign Law Bill Can't Pass SenateA bill that would have banned Islamic, or Sharia Law, along with other foreign laws from being applied in state courts died in the legislature Friday.
One Day Left To Pass Sun Life Stadium BillThe Florida House of Representatives adjourned for the day Thursday around 5:45 p.m. without taking up the Sun Life Stadium renovation bill. But, some late maneuvering in the Senate Thursday helped get the stadium bill closer to a vote in the House.
House Business Expected To Increase ThursdayAll eyes will again be on the Florida House of Representatives Thursday as the legislative session enters its final 48 hours. But, unlike the last two days, business should move through the House quickly.
Fla. House Business Moving At Snail's PaceThe Florida House of Representatives started work Wednesday the exact same way they ended work on Tuesday, with a robotic computer program reading every word of every bill at the request of House Democrats.
Report: House Passes Toned Down Citizens Reform BillThe Florida House has passed a stripped down version of a Citizens Insurance reform bill by a margin of 111-6. The House version doesn’t hit new policyholders as hard as the Senate version.
Report: Boehner's Future Son-In-Law Once Arrested Over MarijuanaThe conversation around Speaker of the House John Boehner’s dinner table may be going up in smoke in a few weeks.
Fla. House Passes Ban On Abortions Based On Gender Or RaceThe Florida House of Representatives has passed a new bill that bans abortions in the state that are based on an unborn child's gender or race.
Sun Life Bill Still Winding Way Through LegislatureThe Florida Senate appears poised to pass the bill needed to renovate Sun Life Stadium, but the Florida House is a much different story.
Gang Of Eight Unveils Immigration Reform DetailsThe so-called “Gang of Eight” U.S. Senators, including Florida Senator Marco Rubio, finally took the wraps off the new bipartisan immigration reform plan Tuesday and revealed a complex, but achievable path to citizenship for immigrants who are in the United States illegally.
Fla. House Set To End Traditional State PensionsLegislators in the Florida House are set to pass a bill to end traditional guaranteed pensions for future state and county employees along with teachers.
Rubio Supports Government Shutdown Instead Of Keeping Affordable Care ActSenator Marco Rubio would prefer to let the federal government shutdown in late March than let a continuing resolution pass if the bill doesn’t completely defund the Affordable Care Act.
Fla. House Bill Targeting Minimum Wage And Sick LeaveA Florida House committee approved a bill Thursday that would prevent local governments and voters from setting local minimum wages, setting policies on items like earned sick leave, and bar preference for local government contracts based on wages or compensation.