Florida Lawmakers Refile Tax Break For DiapersFlorida lawmakers once again are being asked to consider a sales-tax exemption for diapers and incontinence products.
Florida Justices Delve Into ‘Stand Your Ground’ ChangeIt's been two years since lawmakers approved a controversial change to the state’s “stand your ground” self-defense law.
Florida Lawmakers Look At Fixing Election ProblemsVoters would have more time to “cure” ballot signature discrepancies, county canvassing boards could start counting absentee ballots earlier and election supervisors would have more time to submit recount results.
Plan Targeting ‘Sanctuary Cities’ In Florida Moves ForwardAn effort to ensure local governments in Florida fully comply with requests from federal immigration authorities passed a key Senate panel on Tuesday, after lawmakers voted to strip penalties for local officials who favor so-called sanctuary cities.
Florida School Leaders Face Hurricane, Security IssuesWith the annual legislative session nearing, lawmakers and education leaders likely will have to grapple with the fallout of Hurricane Michael on Northwest Florida school districts and continued questions about how to bolster school safety throughout the state.
Florida School Enrollment Falls Short Of ProjectionsFlorida has about 17,000 fewer students in its kindergarten-to-high school system than lawmakers anticipated this year, a new report shows.
Florida Gov. Scott Signs Voucher & College Aid BillsAnother big step in the right direction by Florida lawmakers this week.
Florida Legislature Poised To OK Nearly $89 Billion BudgetIt’s been a busy week in Tallahassee for lawmakers.
Despite Promises, Florida Won't Pass Sexual Harassment BillFlorida legislators passed a historic bill on gun safety this week but failed to come through on another pressing issue.
Bill Restricting Gun Purchases Goes To Florida SenateIt was an odd day in Tallahassee as lawmakers scrambled to agree on what to do about the ongoing issue of guns.
Florida Lawmakers Pass School-Safety Bill In Rare SessionElected officials are hard at work inside Florida’s capital.
Florida Legislature Trying To Wrap Up Work In Final WeekThere is much to do and less time to do it in.
Florida Legislators Poised To Approve Rival BudgetsAn interesting conflict could be coming soon to Florida lawmakers.
Florida Lawmakers To Take On Sexual Harassment In GovernmentEfforts to combat sexual abuse are moving forward in Tallahassee.
Gambling, Guns, Tax Cuts And More Facing Florida LawmakersTallahassee is going to be a busy place in the coming months.