'Uber' Proposal Ready For House FloorA proposal that would prevent local governments from regulating popular app-based transportation services such as Uber and Lyft continues to roll through the Florida House.
State Says Uber Drivers Are Independent ContractorsOn Thursday, Gov. Rick Scott's administration said Uber drivers should be considered independent contractors instead of company employees.
Uber Bill Rolling Along In Florida HouseA revised proposal stopping local governments from regulating popular app-based ride-sharing services, like Uber and Lyft, picked up its first victory in the Florida House Wednesday.
Senator Wants Tougher Texting-While-Driving LawFlorida's texting-while-driving ban would be strengthened under a proposal filed by Sen. Thad Altman for the 2016 legislative session.
Senate Could Consider Tougher Texting LawRight now you can’t be pulled over solely for texting while driving in Florida. But a Brevard County senator has filed a proposal Wednesday that would strengthen the law surrounding the controversial multitasking issue.
Weston Lawmaker Wants To Toughen Texting While Driving LawA proposal that would strengthen the state's ban on texting while driving, giving police officers more power to pull over motorists for tapping messages while behind the wheel has been filed by South Florida lawmaker Rep. Richard Stark.
Legislator Wants To Increase Texting While Driving Fines In School ZonesThe texting-while-driving ban has only been in place in Florida since October 1, but some legislators are ready to give it some more teeth.