Florida Senate Bill Tackles School Safety ConcernsAfter a grand jury found “systemic” school-safety failures in Florida school districts, a bill was filed in the Senate Thursday to address some of the panel’s concerns.
Vice President Mike Pence Visits Central Florida To Court Evangelical Latino Voters
Florida Senate Moves Quickly To Thwart Sunscreen BansThe Florida Senate is moving quickly to prevent towns like Key West from banning the sale of sunscreens that contain potentially coral reef harming chemicals.
Democrats Take Shot At Trump With Paper Towel Tossing BillboardFlorida Democrats have taken a swipe at President Trump with a picture of a wipe.
Florida Governor Ron DeSantis Delivers State Of The State AddressGovernor Ron DeSantis on Tuesday delivered his State of the State address to formally start the 2020 legislative session.
Florida Forever Could Aid Hurricane Recovery, Sea Level EffortsMillions of dollars in Florida Forever land-conservation funds would be tied to sea-level rise and hurricane recovery under a measure moving forward in the Florida Senate.
Report: Miami-Dade Mayor Carlos Gimenez To Announce Run For CongressMiami-Dade Mayor Carlos Gimenez may be ready for his next campaign.
Tougher Gun Laws Could Cause Florida Legislative DivideAs state lawmakers prepare for Tuesday’s start of the 60-day legislative session, Republicans are split on how to address one of the nation’s most divisive political and policy issues: guns.
Florida Lawmaker Proposes Background Checks For Delivery WorkersBackground checks would be required for delivery employees after the murder of a 75-year-old Boca Raton woman in August, under a bill filed Tuesday by Rep. Mike Caruso from Delray Beach.
Miami Lawmaker Wants To Make Day After Halloween A School HolidayStudents would get a day off from school to come down from their Halloween sugar highs under a bill filed by state Senator Annette Taddeo from Miami.
Ex-Marine Accused Of Lying To Bypass Airport Checkpoints Before President Trump’s FlightFederal officials said a dishonorably discharged Marine was arrested after he lied to bypass Palm Beach International Airport checkpoints an hour before President Donald Trump’s flight.
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.
Senate Panel To Consider Legislation Aimed At Increasing Teacher PayA Senate panel will consider legislation aimed at increasing teacher pay a day before the 2020 legislative session starts.
VP Mike Pence To Campaign In Central FloridaWith the Interstate 4 corridor always a political battleground, Vice President Mike Pence will appear at events in Hillsborough and Osceola counties as part of President Donald Trump’s re-election campaign.