Florida's Blue-Green Algae Task Force Bill To Save Seagrass, Manatees, Moves Through SenateA plan to carry out recommendations from the state’s Blue-Green Algae Task Force started to move forward Monday in the Senate.
Florida's 2022 Legislative Session Opens TuesdayFlorida's 60-day legislative session begins Tuesday with two major items on the agenda; pass a massive state budget and redraw political maps but it's Gov. Ron DeSantis' agenda that will also get a lot of attention.
Florida's 2022 Legislative Session Largely Driven By DeSantis AgendaFlorida's 60-day legislative session begins Tuesday with two major items on the agenda; pass a massive state budget and redraw political maps but it's Gov. Ron DeSantis' agenda that will also get a lot of attention.
10 Things Gov. Ron DeSantis Wants From 2022 Legislative SessionGov. Ron DeSantis recently released a $99.7 billion budget blueprint for the 2022 legislative session and has touted a series of other proposals. Here are 10 of DeSantis’ priorities — big and small — for the session, which will start Jan. 11:
Florida Dems Criticize Gov. Ron DeSantis' Special Session On Vaccination MandatesDemocrats expressed opposition Tuesday to a special session ordered by Gov. Ron DeSantis to push back against requirements that workers be vaccinated against COVID-19.
Florida Governor Ron DeSantis Sets Date For Special Session On Vaccine MandatesFlorida Governor Ron DeSantis set the date for a special legislative session for November 15 to take up legislation to prevent vaccine mandates enacted by businesses.
10 Big Issues From 2021 Florida Legislative SessionThe 2021 legislative session ended Friday with a traditional hanky-dropping ceremony in the fourth-floor rotunda of the Florida Capitol.
Facing South Florida: The 2021 Florida Legislative SessionJim DeFede took an up-close look at the closing week of the 2021 state legislative session, including the 11th-hour revival and passage of the controversial transgender athletes bill ban, which the governor has said he will sign into law.
Facing South Florida: The 2021 Florida Legislative SessionJim DeFede devoted the entire half-hour to the home stretch of the Florida 2021 legislative session.
Ten Big Issues To Watch During The 2020 Florida Legislative SessionHere are the 10 big issues to watch during Florida's 60-day legislative session which starts on Jan. 14.
Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis Likely To Get Environmental Money In Upcoming SessionGov. Ron DeSantis appears poised for a victory as he seeks environmental money to combat water-quality problems that plague the state.
Florida Governor Ron DeSantis' Budget Would Trim ‘Earmarks’Florida lawmakers got another message to expect a lean year for bringing home budget bacon.
'Fetal Heartbeat' Bill Filed For 2020 Florida Legislative SessionState Rep. Mike Hill, R-Pensacola, will make a renewed attempt during the 2020 legislative session to pass a “fetal heartbeat” bill that would dramatically limit abortions in Florida.
Florida Governor Ron DeSantis To Sign ‘Sanctuary Cities’ BillGov. Ron DeSantis will sign legislation Friday to ban so-called sanctuary cities in Florida, a proposal that was one of the most controversial issues of the 2019 legislative session and a top priority of the governor.
Florida Legislature Tackles 'Most-Controversial Insurance Issue' of 2019The Florida House is expected Thursday to approve a bill that would revamp a controversial insurance practice.