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.
Prisons Chief Says Proposed Changes Already Underway
Senate Bill Targets Troubled Prison SystemAmid scrutiny over inmate deaths and alleged misconduct in Florida's prisons, a new bill is aimed at improving the system.
New Prisons Chief Wants More Money, OversightFlorida's new prison chief is asking for more money and more oversight. All this two weeks after taking the helm of Florida Department of Corrections.
Senate Panel Backs Bipartisan Tweak To 'Stand Your Ground'A bipartisan bill that would tweak the controversial "stand your ground" self-defense law sailed through the Senate Criminal Justice Committee on Monday, passing unanimously with the backing of both the National Rifle Association and Democratic Congresswoman Corrine Brown.
Senate Panel To Discuss Bill That Would Allow Armed School EmployeesFlorida’s Senate Criminal Justice Committee on Monday will consider a bill that would allow school principals or superintendents to designate trained employees to carry guns on school campuses or in district administration buildings.
Senate Committee Passes Bill To Ban Loud Car StereosHoping to silence the window rattling bass thump from drivers who like to play their music at concert levels, a Senate Committee has signed off on a measure which would make it illegal for drivers to blast music from their cars stereos.