The Florida House of Representatives handily passed a resolution for a constitutional amendment requiring two-thirds of the Legislature’s approval before increasing taxes and fees on Floridians late Thursday afternoon.
A Tallahassee judge heard arguments over whether or not Floridians should be allowed to smoke medical marijuana on Thursday, kicking off a controversial case between pro-medical pot advocates and state attorneys who say smoking shouldn’t be allowed.
Floridians could start carrying concealed guns in public schools and in churches if two new bills make their way through the Florida Legislature this year.
Florida will be receiving millions of dollars from the federal government as part of a grant program to help Puerto Ricans dislocated by Hurricanes Irma and Maria find work in the U.S.
Florida senators advanced a measure to make texting while driving a primary offense in Florida on Tuesday but lawmakers expressed concerns over possible police abuses as a result of the new proposal.
Come November, Florida voters will determine whether or not to restore voting rights to 1.5 million registered felons across the state.
A bill to give scholarships to Florida students being bullied is weaving its way through the Florida Capitol, passing through the Florida Senate Education Committee Monday afternoon.
U.S. Sen. Bill Nelson is drawing criticism for his about-face on shutting down the federal government, with conservative groups questioning why, exactly, the Florida Democrat voted against keeping the government open late Friday evening, all to wave a white flag and vote to reopen federal operations by Monday afternoon.
U.S. Rep. Ron DeSantis will officially kick off his campaign for Florida governor in South Florida next week.
Florida’s unemployment rate creeped up slightly during the month of December, according to the latest data from the Florida Department of Economic Opportunity.