Bill To Abolish MDX, Freeze Florida Toll Increases For 10 Years Is Set For Senate Vote This WeekPaying tolls is something no driver likes and many in South Florida have complained that they’re forced to pay higher priced tolls on their commute on MDX expressways.
Tax Break On School, Hurricane Supplies Advances In Florida LegislatureFloridians could save on hurricane and school supplies under a bill now heading to the Senate floor.
Abortion Parental Consent Passes Florida HouseThe Florida House late Wednesday approved a bill that would require minors to obtain parental consent before they could have abortions.
State Lawmakers Carry Out First Responders' Death Benefits MeasureA Senate panel Tuesday approved a proposal that would set death benefits that would be paid if law-enforcement officers, firefighters, other first responders, and military members are killed while on duty.
Workers Rally In Tallahassee For Higher Minimum WageAmid a ballot drive to raise Florida’s minimum wage, dozens of fast-food workers, airport employees and other people in low-wage jobs gathered Monday at the Capitol to call for an increase.
Gov. DeSantis Upbeat About Education PrioritiesWith this year’s legislative session in its final three weeks, Gov. Ron DeSantis took time Monday to rally support for his education priorities at a Tampa Christian school.
Nicotine Measure Rejected In Florida HouseA Florida House panel has rejected a bill that would have included nicotine products under the legal definition of “tobacco products.”
Governor Ron DeSantis Announces Trip To Israel From Plantation TempleFlorida Governor Ron DeSantis said Tuesday his first international excursion on behalf of the state will begin May 25, as he makes a previously announced trip to Israel after the legislative session.
Florida House Bill Seeks To Change Legal Definition Of 'Homelessness'The Florida House Health Care Appropriations Subcommittee voted unanimously to approve a bill that would change the legal definition of homelessness.
Facing South Florida: Discussing Local & State Issues With New Lieutenant Governor Jeanette NuñezIt’s the first time on Facing South Florida for Jeanette Nuñez since she became lieutenant governor.
Florida Senate Eyes Tax Breaks For Diapers, School NeedsA series of proposed tax breaks, from exemptions on baby and adult diapers to creating a tax “holiday” for back-to-school items, advanced Thursday in the Senate and could end up as part of negotiations with the House.
Florida Bill Seeks To Add Gambling Warnings On Lottery TicketsWarnings about the addictive nature of gambling would be slapped on all Florida lottery tickets, under a bill approved Thursday by the House Commerce Committee.
Florida House Committee Seeks To Limit Strength Of Smokable Medical Pot A House committee wants to limit the strength of smokable medical marijuana less than a month after Florida lifted a ban on smokable forms of the plant.
Florida Senate Boosts Penalties For Harming Police Dogs, HorsesPeople who injure or kill dogs or horses that work with police officers and other first responders would face stiffer penalties, under a measure unanimously approved Wednesday by the Florida Senate.
Florida Senate Takes Aim At Child-Like Sex DollsSelling or showing child-like sex dolls would be a crime in Florida, under a measure unanimously approved Wednesday by the state Senate.