Posted: 03/18/2014 - Operators of assisted living facilities would face higher fines and increased licensing procedures for handling mentally impaired residents under a bill passed by the Florida Senate.
Posted: 03/18/2014 - During today’s meeting of the Florida Cabinet, Governor Rick Scott discussed how important it is to make getting a college education affordable for all Florida families.
Posted: 03/18/2014 - The Senate passed a bill that would make it illegal for insurance companies to deny policies or charge higher rates solely based on gun ownership.
Posted: 03/17/2014 - A Florida Senate committee has approved a bill that tweaks the state's controversial `stand your ground' law.
Posted: 03/17/2014 - The White House is expected to announce sanctions against Russia on Monday, one day after Crimea's vote to secede from Ukraine and join Russia.
Posted: 03/14/2014 - This week the Senate Commerce and Tourism Committee passed Senate Bill 792, which calls for a 3-day, back-to-school sales tax holiday for Florida’s families.
Posted: 03/14/2014 - The bill seeks to give all students who have studied in Florida for three consecutive years the opportunity to pay in-state tuition at a state college or university, regardless of immigration status.
Posted: 03/13/2014 - The Georgia House has approved a bill granting amnesty in some cases to those who seek medical attention in the event of a drug overdose.
Posted: 03/12/2014 - The Florida House of Representatives today unanimously passed HB 7073, establishing an Information Technology (IT) Governance structure for the state.
Posted: 03/12/2014 - The Florida House of Representatives Healthy Families Subcommittee today passed Proposed Committee Bill HFS 14-02 to better care for survivors of human trafficking and ensure they are treated as victims rather than criminals.
Updated: 03/12/2014 - Today, U.S. Rep. Tom Graves (R-GA-14) voted for, and the House passed, the ENFORCE the Law Act.
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 - 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.