Senate Panel To Study Textbook Tax BreaksThe Senate will take up a proposal by Florida Governor Rick Scott that would allow college textbooks to be sales-tax exempt.
Controversial Abortion Waiting Period Bill Moves Forward In HouseHouse members approved a controversial bill that would make women wait 24 hours before getting an abortion.
Senate Leaves Door Open In Liquor, Groceries Debate A Senate bill would reduce travel time for shoppers looking for liquor and groceries but keep up a wall between them.
House Unanimously Approves Testing BillThe House approved a bill that would lower the amount of tests given at Florida public schools.
Alimony Reform Bill Again Stirs Passions On Both SidesA bill proposing to end permanent alimony in Florida is stirring up some emotional arguments in the Florida Legislature.
State May Pay School Districts That Require Uniforms Florida lawmakers approved a bill that would give school districts extra funding for implementing a uniform policy.
Florida Senate Democrats Push Anti-Discrimination BillsDemocratic lawmakers in the Florida Senate are demanding new anti-discrimination laws meant to protect gays, pregnant women and former felons.
State Senator Wants Students To Take Financial LiteracySen. Dorothy Hukill plans to keep trying to get legislation passed which would require all Florida students to take a course in financial literacy.
Florida Gov. Signs Bill To Help Pro Sports Teams New Florida stadiums, those needing an upgrade, or those that haven't even been built yet may get taxpayer help under a new bill signed by Governor Rick Scott on Friday.
Florida Senate Unanimously Passes Parasailing RegulationsAfter drawing attention for several parasailing accidents, the Florida Senate took a step forward Thursday by approving a bill that will place government regulations on the industry.
Voucher Program Expansion Measure Pulled It does not look as if State legislators will expand a Florida program that helps low income children attend private schools this year.
Obama Set To Sign Law Reversing Flood Insurance HikesHomeowners in flood-prone neighborhoods across the country will see relief from big insurance increases when President Barack Obama signs a bipartisan bill Friday.
Six-Year Olds May Have To Strap Up In Car SeatsIf you are a parent of a first grader, you should start preparing a speech on why they have to sit in a car seat.
Legislation Could Limit Growth Of Vacation Rentals Local governments want back some control over short-term vacation rentals, contending that a nearly 3-year-old state law has allowed little-regulated mini-hotels to grow amid residential communities.
Widow Of A Hit & Run Victim Pushes For New Legislation As her son clutches a photo of his dad, Patty Cohen remembers her husband Aaron Cohen.