"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.
Former Governor Calls On Scott To Stop Water BillFormer Florida Gov. and U.S. Sen. Bob Graham has added his name to the list of opponents asking Gov. Rick Scott to veto a water-policy bill that is expected to be signed Thursday.
Controversial Water Protection Bill Passes In Senate, Moves To HouseDespite objections from environmentalists, the Florida Senate unanimously passed a massive bill on Wednesday aiming to protect and restore the state's springs, waterways and groundwater.
Senate Still Skeptical About Scott Corporate Cash DemandsState senators still aren't buying Gov. Rick Scott's argument that Florida's business recruitment agency is running short of the cash needed to close corporate relocation deals.
Employee Social Media Privacy Gets BackingMost employees and job seekers could refuse to turn over private user names and passwords for social media sites without retribution, under a revived measure approved by a Senate panel Monday.
Bill Would Tighten Charter-School ApprovalsFor students, getting into a charter school can be a difficult process. A proposal filed on Wednesday by a Democratic lawmaker would make it harder for charter schools to get approved to operate in the state.
Online Voter Registration ProposedOnline voter-registration could be coming as soon thanks to a proposal filed by a South Florida senator.
Measure Proposed To Restore Felons' RightsConvicted felons are barred from voting, but one South Florida lawmaker has proposed a constitutional amendment that would change that.
Senate Would Add Texting To ‘Do Not Call’ ListFor those constantly nagged by unsolicited text messages, Florida’s Senate may soon have a solution
Last Hopes Of Online Voter Registration Fade Florida voters hoping to register online will have to wait another year after the sponsor of a Senate bill that would have allowed Internet sign-ups essentially dropped the measure Monday.
Bill To Increase Speed Limit Facing Little Opposition A bill that would increase the speed limit on Florida’s interstates from 70 to 75 mph are zipping through the state Legislature.
Democrats File Bills To Legalize Medical MarijuanaTwo Democratic lawmakers have filed bills (SB 962 and HB 859) to legalize medical marijuana in Florida.
Telemarketers Again Top 2013 Complaint List When it comes to what really bugged us in 2013, telemarketers topped the list. Gripes about violations of the state's "Do Not Call" list easily dominated the Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services' top complaints for 2013.
Could A 75 MPH Speed Limit Come To Florida?Two Florida lawmakers are gearing up to make drivers with a “need to speed” very happy motorists.
State Senator Files Bill To Limit Ballot LengthIn a move to avoid another ballot debacle like we saw in 2012 when an overly long ballot bogged down the voting and tabulation process, a Democratic state senator wants to limit how many ballot questions lawmakers can pose.