Millionaires Make Up Nearly One-Third Of LegislatureNewly filed disclosure reports show nearly a third of state lawmakers are millionaires.
Lawmakers Back New Specialty Tags, Higher RequirementsLawmakers took steps Thursday that could cancel a fifth of the specialty license plates available in Florida but also advanced 26 more designs for motorists to pre-order.
Senate Ready To Pass Evacuation Gun MeasureThe Senate, despite continued opposition from some Democrats, is one step closer to passing a National Rifle Association-supported measure that would allow more people to carry concealed weapons during emergency evacuations.
Emergency Gun Bill To Get Second Shot In SenateAfter a similar measure died on the Senate floor nearly a year ago, the odds continued to improve Thursday for an NRA-supported measure that would allow more people to carry concealed weapons during emergency evacuations.
'Thunderdome' Captain's Session: Pot, Beer And PizzaPension reform. Gambling. Pot. Alcohol wars.
Campus Gun Bill Gets Approval In Senate CommitteePeople with concealed-firearms licenses could carry guns at state colleges and universities, under a proposal narrowly approved Monday by a Senate committee.
University System Takes Aim At Guns On CampusFlorida's university system wants state lawmakers to holster the idea of allowing guns on campus.
Fla. Flood Insurance Bill Heads To Governor's Desk A bill which is trying to push private insurance companies to sell flood policies in Florida is heading to the governor's desk.
Lawmakers Could Be Setting Up Framework For Medical Marijuana As much as they dislike a ballot question that would let doctors write prescriptions for marijuana, Republican lawmakers are laying the groundwork to implement the proposal, should voters approve it in November.
Study Raises Questions About Red-Light CamerasA measure to repeal the state's red-light traffic camera law will be pushed forward by lawmakers using a study from the Legislature's non-partisan policy office to support the effort.
Bill To Open Fireworks Sales Takes Flight In Senate Under a new measure backed in the Florida Senate on Wednesday, locals as young as 16 will be able to get their hands on bottle rockets or more-powerful fireworks.
New Bill Would Turn Off Red Light CamerasSince its inception, red light cameras have been a hot topic among politicians and drivers all across the state of Florida. Now, a House Republican has filed a bill that would repeal the state laws that authorized the red light cameras at intersections across the state.