TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - Statewide campaign contribution limits would increase from $500 to $3,000 under a bill passed by the Florida Senate. The bill (SB 1382) a..
MIAMI (AP) - State lawmakers are hammering out a deal that would use a blend of state and federal money to offer health coverage to uninsured Floridians under President Barack Obam..
WASHINGTON (AP) - President Barack Obama's political support group is stepping up its immigration efforts as the Senate holds hearings on overhauling the nation's broken system.&nb..
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - Several groups on Monday criticized language in an elections bill that they say would make it more difficult for some minority, disabled and elderly voters..
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - The Florida Supreme Court has asked the U.S. Department of Justice to help it decide whether people who enter or remain in the U.S. without legal permissio..
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - A bill that would ban Shariah, or Islamic law, and other foreign laws from being applied in state courts passed the House Thursday despite no evidence that..
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - A bill requiring medical care for newborns surviving botched abortions was overwhelmingly passed Wednesday by the Florida House, a rare show of unanimity i..
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - The Florida Legislature has passed a bill limiting law enforcement agencies' use of the remotely controlled aircraft known as drones. The..
WASHINGTON (AP) - Senate Republicans backed by a small band of rural-state Democrats scuttled the most far-reaching gun control legislation in two decades on Wednesday, refusing to..
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - A Senate panel on Wednesday passed two very different proposals to expand health insurance for low-income Floridians under the federal health law, leaving ..
WASHINGTON (AP) - Michigan Sen. Carl Levin says his regional office in Saginaw received a suspicious letter and that authorities have been alerted. Levin says in ..
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - A federal appeals court is to hear arguments Wednesday on whether a first-of-its-kind law that prohibits licensed mental health professionals in California fro..
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - A Senate Appropriations subcommittee will discuss two proposals that would expand health insurance for low-income Floridians under the federal health law.&..
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - Efforts to arm Florida teachers and other school employees to fight back against any schoolhouse attacks cleared another hurdle Tuesday in the state Legisl..
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - A bill that would speed up the death penalty in Florida has cleared a House panel. The House Judiciary committee Tuesday advanced the bil..
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - A ban on posting and tagging nude photos and videos on the Internet - known as "revenge porn" - has unanimously cleared a House panel. Th..
U.S. Rep. Trey Radel, R-Fort Myers, was appointed vice chairman of the Subcommittee on the Western Hemisphere today in Washington, according to our partners at the News-Press. &ldq..
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - The Florida Legislature is spending nearly $400,000 for a New Jersey company to do a comprehensive study on gambling. Legislative leaders..
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - Elections supervisors could have their pay docked and be called out by the secretary of state for not doing their jobs under a provision the Senate placed ..
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - Texting while driving could soon be illegal in Florida. The Senate unanimously approved a bill (SB 52) Tuesday that would make texting wh..