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Is it Legal? Commissioners Voice Concerns About Internet Cafes

Posted: 02/23/2011 - You've undoubtedly seen the numerous internet cafes that have been popping up all over the place. Some say they are only for gambling. Now, Leon County Commissioners are trying to figure out what to make of them.

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Senate Softens Pension Bill

Posted: 02/22/2011 - Prompted by a flurry of opposition from police, fire and other public employees, a Senate panel on Tuesday discussed some proposed changes to a cost-cutting public pension overhaul that would be more employee friendly then a proposal championed by Gov. Rick Scott.

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Public Employees Up in Arms

Posted: 02/22/2011 - State employees across the country are up in arms over proposed changes to their benefits package. A stalemate in Wisconsin was created when democratic state senators left the state to prevent a vote eliminating collective bargaining. Relations here in Florida are not as heated as in other states, but are reaching the simmering point.

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State Lawmakers Push Sports Safety

Updated: 02/23/2011 - Every year, 100-thousand Floridians suffer a traumatic brain Injury. Many of them are high school athletes that feel pressured to get back in the game while still feeling the effects of their injury. As Whitney Ray tells us, state lawmakers want a health official to intervene in cases where high school athletes suffer a blow to the head.

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A Tallahassee Toddler's Miraculous Story of Survival

Updated: 02/22/2011 - One local toddler defied all odds, holding on and living after medical experts said he would most likely die at birth. Eyewitness News reporter Jennifer Milton tells us about Riley Welter's miraculous story of survival.

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Fla. Bill Would Ban Doctors From Asking About Guns

Posted: 02/22/2011 - A bill that would prohibit doctors from asking patients if they own guns or denying treatment if patients refuse to answer questions about gun ownership earned its first approval.

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[UPDATE] FSU Father Speaks Out Against Loosening Gun Laws

Updated: 03/09/2011 - Florida Police Chiefs issued a release stating their opposition to Snate Bill 234. FSU student Ashley Cowie was shot and killed more than a month ago. Her father Dr. Robert Cowie is sharing his daughters story to help prevent other families and students from becoming victims.

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Contentious Expedia Bill Passes Senate Panel

Posted: 02/22/2011 - With cases pending in courts around the state and federal officials also looking into the issue, a Senate proposal approved in its first committee stop Monday would insulate Orbitz, Expedia and other online booking companies from paying higher local option tourism taxes.

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TCC Opens New Veterans Center

Posted: 02/22/2011 - Tallahassee Community College anticipates a significant increase in the number of veterans on its campus in the coming years and has opened a new Veterans Center to help them transition to academic life and make sure they receive the benefits they are owed.

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New DOC Head Less Interested in Lock Up, Throw Away Key

Updated: 02/22/2011 - More drug treatment, juvenile intervention and giving judges more flexibility in sentencing are the ways to improve Florida’s correctional system, the state’s newest prisons chief said Monday, Feb. 21.

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AIF Joins Battle Over Who Pays Tobacco Settlement

Posted: 02/22/2011 - One of the state’s largest business lobbies is calling for lawmakers to add a Miami cigarette maker to Florida’s 1997 settlement with the tobacco industry.

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Flores: Ultrasound Bill to Return

Posted: 02/22/2011 - Sen. Anitere Flores said there will be a measure filed this year requiring more women to first see and hear about ultrasound images before having an abortion.

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Legislators to Vote on "Baggy Pants" Bill

Updated: 02/22/2011 - Belts and high-rise may be the new words in fashion...at least for those who want to stay on the right side of the law. That's because Florida Lawmaker's are set to vote on a baggy pants bill during the next legislative session.

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Scott Stands Firm Against Rail as Veto-Proof Goes Poof

Posted: 02/21/2011 - While backers rallied Monday in Tampa and officials in Washington continued working on plans that did not involve state approval, Gov. Rick Scott reiterated his objection to accepting federal money for high speed rail in central Florida, even if the state is not involved.

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