Testing Bill On Hold Amid Debate Over High-Level CoursesLegislation that would overhaul Florida's testing program for public schools was in suspended animation Wednesday, as senators weigh whether to exempt some students in high-level classes from statewide standardized tests.
School Gun Bill Gets Ok From Senate PanelA Florida Senate panel on Monday approved what backers call a "school safety" bill that would allow school superintendents to tap employees or volunteers to carry concealed weapons on school property.
Answers Sought After Reports Of 'Climate Change' BanAn environmental group wants Florida's inspector general to check out reports of an unwritten policy prohibiting state agencies from using the terms "climate change" and "global warming."
Senate Committee Approves Online Voter RegistrationThe Senate Ethics and Elections Committee approved legislation Tuesday that would allow Florida voters to register online--but only after the looming 2016 presidential election.
Lawmakers Look To End Speed TrapsFor at least two decades, drivers found out the hard way where Waldo is.
Online Voter Registration ProposedOnline voter-registration could be coming as soon thanks to a proposal filed by a South Florida senator.
AAA Waits For Meeting With Scott On Speed LimitsA well-known auto club is putting the pressure on Gov. Rick Scott to meet with him in person, in hopes of persuading him to veto a proposal which could increase speed limits on Florida highways.
Faster Highway En Route To Senate FloorA measure that could raise the speed limits by 5 mph on Florida roads zipped through its final Senate stop on Thursday, despite bumping up against Appropriations Committee Chairman Joe Negron.
Senate Puts Brakes On Red-Light Camera Repeal Red-light cameras won't be turned off in Florida this year.
Senate Committee Moves Voting Bill Forward A Senate committee Monday moved forward with a bill that would allow online voter registration in Florida and put new restrictions on drop-off locations for absentee ballots.
Bill Would Strengthen Motor-Voter LawA South Florida senator wants to more closely tie getting driver licenses with registering to vote.