Clash Over After-School Programs Coming BackA clash over the state's oversight of children's after-school programs is headed back to the Legislature, as lawmakers and agency heads plan hearings for the 2016 session about licensure and background checks.
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.
Facing South Florida: 2015 Florida Legislative Session Preview State lawmakers convene the 60-day 2015 Florida Legislative Session on March 3rd. Jim sits down with State Senator Chris Smith (D-Broward) and State Representative Erik Fressen (R-Miami-Dade) for a preview of what might transpire in Tallahassee.
Fla. Task Force Wants Major Changes To "Stand Your Ground" LawFlorida's controversial "stand your ground" law should undergo major changes but not be repealed, according to an independent task force created in the wake of the Travyon Martin shooting.