Florida Lawmakers Eye Tougher Ban On Texting While DrivingAn effort to put more teeth into Florida’s ban on texting while driving continued its Senate journey Monday, after lawmakers stripped out proposals that could have allowed police to pull over motorists for potential distractions such as talking on cell phones, eating hamburgers or self-grooming.
Senators In Florida Looking To Clear Way For Guns At ChurchesA controversial gun-rights proposal that was sidetracked last year in the wake of the mass shooting at a Broward County high school started moving in the Senate on Monday.
Feds To Investigate Billionaire Epstein's Sex Plea DealThe quiet ending to a federal sex abuse probe is now getting a probe of its own.
Lawmakers Seek To Limit Constitution Amendments, Stop ‘Bundled’ Ballot MeasuresFlorida's Constitution Revision Commission would no longer be able to place items on the ballot that contain more than one subject under a bill approved by a Senate committee.
Florida Bill Seeks Fines, Jail Time For Lying To LawmakersLying to Florida lawmakers could become punishable by a $1,000 fine and 90 days in jail under a bill unanimously approved by a Senate committee.
Kavanaugh's Supreme Court Hearing Marked By Quarreling, ChaosQuarreling and confusion marked the Senate hearing Tuesday for Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh.
Senate Judiciary Committee Questions FBI Director Chris Wray On Clinton Email ReportFBI Director Christopher Wray went to Capitol Hill Monday to answer lawmakers' questions about last week's watchdog report about the Hillary Clinton e-mail probe.
Florida Considers Anti-Discrimination Bill For LGBT RightsChanges could be coming to some very important Florida laws.
Campus-Carry Gun Bill Likely Holstered By Senate CommitteeA Senate Judiciary Committee is not likely to take up a proposal that would allow people with concealed-weapons licenses to pack heat while on college and university campuses.
Lawmakers Seek To Shield Seniors From Shady GuardiansA Southwest Florida lawmaker is renewing a push to better protect elderly Floridians from unscrupulous guardians who take control of seniors' assets.
Another Debate Looms About Guns On CampusTwo Republican lawmakers Monday filed proposals that would allow people with concealed-weapons licenses to carry guns on college and university campuses, setting the stage for a renewed debate about the controversial issue.
School Guns Bill Likely DeadA Senate bill that would allow school superintendents to tap employees or volunteers to carry concealed weapons on school property was effectively killed by a committee Wednesday, meaning that two high-profile proposals blending firearms and education could fail during the legislative session.
Bill Seeks To Stop 'Cockroaches' From Preying On SeniorsA Senate panel on Thursday unanimously approved a bill aimed at protecting Florida seniors from predatory "professional guardians," described by one lawmaker as "cockroaches."
In-State Tuition Bill Moves Closer To Final VoteAllowing illegal immigrants to pay in-state tuition rates cleared what was expected to be a major hurdle in the Senate, with the Judiciary Committee giving overwhelming approval Tuesday to the election-year proposal that has divided Republicans.
Government To Track Down Thieves In Target Breach Attorney General Eric Holder says the Justice Department is committed to tracking down those responsible for stealing information from millions of Target customers.