Posted: 04/21/2014 - This legislation requires the Department of Public Health to establish a Maternal Mortality Review Committee for the purposes of reviewing and developing strategies to prevent maternal deaths in Georgia.
Posted: 04/21/2014 - The Florida House is scheduled to vote on a bill Monday that would make it illegal for insurance companies to deny policies or charge higher rates solely based on gun ownership.
Posted: 04/15/2014 - Today, national aviation organizations applauded Florida Governor Rick Scott for declaring April, “Aviation Appreciation Month.”
Posted: 04/14/2014 - Graduate Assistants (GA) in Florida are pushing lawmakers for higher wages.
Posted: 04/11/2014 - The Florida Senate has approved a measure requiring nursing education programs to be nationally accredited within five years of accepting students.
Posted: 04/11/2014 - The Florida House passed a bill increasing the weight threshold for trafficking in oxycodone and hydrocodone in a move to ease what have been called overly harsh sentencing guidelines.
Posted: 04/11/2014 - Florida universities and colleges could keep secret the names of candidates for president under a bill approved by the Florida House.
Posted: 04/11/2014 - The Florida House has passed a bill that would allow the public to carry concealed firearms while evacuating their home during an emergency.
Posted: 04/11/2014 - The Florida House has passed a measure prohibiting abortions after the viability of a fetus has been determined, with limited exceptions.
Updated: 04/11/2014 - The Florida House of Representatives today passed CS/CS/SB 188, substituted for CS/CS/HB 195 sponsored by Representative Jake Raburn (R-Lithia), to prevent the collection of certain student-specific data and protect students from identity theft.
Posted: 04/11/2014 - Florida's school districts will be required to review and select textbooks under a bill passed by the Florida Senate.
Posted: 04/10/2014 - Georgia Gov. Nathan Deal says the state and Georgia Regents University will work to help children with seizure disorders get access to a form of medical marijuana.
Posted: 04/08/2014 - As Republican lawmakers continue to stall any action on raising the minimum wage, Florida Democrats who have joined Senator Dwight Bullard’s challenge to live on the meager income for a week will hold a press conference tomorrow to discuss their progress.
Updated: 04/04/2014 - State officials say Georgia missed the deadline to clear thousands of backlogged food stamp cases.
Posted: 04/02/2014 - Remarks Centered on Benefits of Disaster Mitigation
Posted: 04/02/2014 - The Supreme Court has struck down limits in federal law on the overall campaign contributions the biggest individual donors may make to candidates, political parties and political action committees.
Posted: 03/31/2014 - A Florida House subcommittee has approved seven bills that add exceptions to the state's public records laws.