Florida Legislators Propose Changes To 7 Districts Florida Legislators kicked off a special session Thursday byproposing tweaks to seven of the 27 congressional districts to comply with a judge's ruling.
Plans For Special Session Take ShapeLegislative leaders Monday laid out the fullest blueprint yet for a special session aimed at crafting new congressional districts, even as they continued a push for a Leon County judge to limit the impact of his ruling on this year's elections.
The Florida Handbook Returns After Hiatus Government officials announce the House will be publishing "The Florida Handbook" after a brief hiatus.
Gov. Scott To Call For Repeal Of Differential Tuition Law In another thinly veiled shot at his chief rival in the November elections, Gov. Rick Scott will use his State of the State address on Tuesday to call for a repeal of a 2009 law allowing universities to increase tuition up to 15 percent a year.
Fla. Senate Proposes New Casinos, Slot Machines A new gambling proposal rolled out in the Republican-controlled Florida Senate on Monday could bring casinos to South Florida and expand the use of slot machines.
Taxes, Speed Limits & Beer Growlers Top Legislature's TopicsTax cuts, stiffer sex offender laws, expanding school vouchers and, as always, the state budget will be among the issues Florida legislators will consider over their annual 60-day session.
Few Tweaks Remain Before House Rolls Out Early Learning Bill The House Education Committee is ready to roll out a bill that would upgrade the health, safety and teaching standards of Florida's early learning programs.
Pleas For Help Heard In Fla. Theater Shooting 911 CallIn 911 calls released Friday, a man present when another man was shot in a Florida movie theater can be heard telling the dispatcher patrons were trying to save the victim with CPR and pleads, "We need an ambulance, stat."
300 Mourn Fla. Man Killed In Movie Theater ShootingFamily and friends gathered together to remember the life of a Tampa-Bay area man who was shot and killed during a dispute over texting at a movie theater last week.
Ret. Police Capt. Denied Bond In Movie Theater MurderA retired Tampa police captain accused of murdering a fellow movie theater patron has been ordered by a judge to be held without bond on a second-degree murder charge.