Posted: 03/11/2014 - House Memorial 607 which urges the United States Congress to enact, before adjournment, the Water Resources Development Act authorizing the next phase of Everglades restoration as part of the Comprehensive Everglades Restoration Plan will be heard on Wednesday, March 12, 2014 at 1:00pm.
Posted: 03/11/2014 - Commissioner Putnam’s Energy-Related Proposals Include $225 Million Tax Cut on Businesses, Investment in Education Infrastructure, Tax Holiday for Consumers
Posted: 03/11/2014 - The Florida Senate Committee on Community Affairs today approved Senate Bill 1194, Citizen Support and Direct Support Organizations.
Posted: 03/11/2014 - Florida Gov. Rick Scott is launching a $2.2 million television ad buy for his re-election that aims to reintroduce the Republican incumbent to the state's voters.
Posted: 03/11/2014 - The Florida Senate Committee on Health Policy today passed Senate Bill 1030, allowing the compassionate use of low-THC grade marijuana for Floridians suffering with severe neurological conditions.
Posted: 03/11/2014 - Legislation to create private market alternatives to national flood insurance.
Posted: 03/10/2014 - The Georgia Senate has passed a bill criminalizing "revenge porn," a trend involving explicit photographs being posted without permission to the Internet.
Posted: 03/10/2014 - There's now a $500,000 mystery associated with the re-election campaign of Gov. Rick Scott.
Posted: 03/10/2014 - About 125,000 people have already voted in Pinellas County's special election to fill the late Congressman Bill Young's seat in the U.S. House of Representatives.
Posted: 03/07/2014 - Russian President Vladimir Putin has been nominated for the 2014 Nobel Peace Prize but the conflict in Ukraine is also likely to be on the Nobel committee's agenda.
Posted: 03/06/2014 - The Senate Transportation Committee unanimously passed legislation this morning to improve the Florida child passenger safety law.
Posted: 03/06/2014 - The Florida Senate Committee on Governmental Oversight and Accountability today voted to introduce Senate Proposed Bill 7064, Public Records and Meetings.
Updated: 03/06/2014 - The Florida House of Representatives Finance and Tax Subcommittee today passed Proposed Committee Bill FTSC 14-02 to expand the Florida Tax Credit Scholarship Program to provide additional educational opportunities to Florida’s low-income families.
Posted: 03/06/2014 - Today, the Senate Committee on Appropriations, chaired by Senator Joe Negron (R-Stuart), passed Senate Bill 860, known as the Florida GI Bill, and CS/SB 248, regarding Assisted Living Facilities (ALFs). Both pieces of legislation will now head to the Senate Floor.
Posted: 03/06/2014 - New Florida Capitol security rules will prevent overnight protests like the month-long sit-in following George Zimmerman's acquittal on murder charges.
Posted: 03/05/2014 - Developers and silent partners would be precluded from nursing home litigation under a bill that moved through its first Florida House committee.
Posted: 03/04/2014 - More people voted by mail in Pinellas County than in any other place in Florida during the 2012 general election and that could have a major impact on next week's special election to replace the late Republican Rep. C.W. Bill Young.
Posted: 03/04/2014 - The Florida Senate Committee on Education, chaired by Senator John Legg (R-Lutz), today introduced and passed Senate Proposed Bill 7060, Education Accountability.
Posted: 03/04/2014 - The Florida House of Representatives today unanimously passed CS/CS/HB 7015, the Florida GI Bill, which promotes the education and career development of our military personnel and honors and provides for our veterans.
Posted: 03/04/2014 - Florida legislators are starting their annual 60-day session.