Senate Scuttles 'Conscience Protection' BillA controversial bill that would allow private adoption agencies to refuse to place children with same-sex couples appears ready to die Friday with the end of the regular legislative session.
Gov. Scott Says He Will Work On New Budget For StateGov. Rick Scott has promised to help work on a new state budget.
Florida Legislature Passes Bill To Make Revenge Porn IllegalA bill headed to the governor's desk would make it illegal for people to post sexually explicit photos or videos of exes on websites without their permission.
Medical Marijuana Supporters Vow Return To 2016 BallotsThe supporters of a broader medical marijuana law in the state of Florida are promising to return to the ballot next year after apparently failing in the Legislature.
House GOP Bill Blocks New Air Flights, Cruise Ships To CubaHouse Republicans unveiled legislation to sharply curb the Obama administration’s recent moves to ease restrictions on travel to Cuba.
Lawmakers Look To Curb Bear, Gator FeedingAs the state tries to reduce dangerous interactions between bears and humans, lawmakers have given final approval to a bill that would change the penalties for feeding wildlife.
House, Senate Still At Odds Over Budget NegotiationsHouse and Senate leaders continued to swap offers on the broad outlines of a budget Friday, but remained far apart on more than just the numbers, with divisions remaining on the conditions for negotiations and the mechanics of how to bridge the differences.
Florida Could Soon Limit Access To Police Camera VideosThe State of Florida may soon place limits on who is allowed to access video taken by body cameras worn by law enforcement officers.
'Telehealth' Bills Could Be In TroubleEfforts to bolster the use of "telehealth" in Florida could be in jeopardy, as bills remain stuck in House and Senate committees.
Florida Legislature Passes Bill To Outlaw Ticket QuotasThe Florida Legislature passed a bill Wednesday to outlaw traffic ticket quotas for law enforcement agencies.
Gambling Bill Remains A Long ShotDespite narrow approval by a House committee Tuesday, odds remain long that lawmakers will sign off on a gambling proposal that could do away with dog racing, pave the way for Las Vegas-style casinos in South Florida and open the door for slot machines in Lee and Palm Beach counties.
Bear, Gator Feeding Bill Won't Go To DogsFlorida lawmakers are taking aim at people caught repeatedly feeding bears and alligators, as the state prepares to allow its first black bear hunt in two decades.
Democrats Voice Opposition To Abortion Waiting Period BillDemocrats voiced their opposition Tuesday against a bill that would require women to wait 24 hours before getting an abortion.
House To Take Up Controversial Abortion Waiting Period BillThe House is set to take up a controversial bill on Tuesday that would make women wait 24 hours before getting an abortion.
House Seeks 'More Eyes' On Prison SystemSaying that reform must happen, a Florida House panel on Tuesday pushed forward a plan aimed at increasing oversight of the state's troubled prison system but stopped short of endorsing an independent commission included in the Senate's corrections overhaul.