TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - A press conference on Medicaid expansion in Florida evolved into an impromptu but short sit-in at House Speaker Will Weatherford's office led by the retire..
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - A bill that allows out-of-court statements made by children 16 or younger to be used against defendants in sex crimes and other offenses has cleared a Sena..
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - A Florida Senate panel has made a late change to a bill giving parents a voice in turning around failing schools. The bill was amended on..
WASHINGTON (AP) - The Senate is ready to launch an emotion-charged debate on new gun restrictions, four months after the carnage at a Connecticut elementary school spurred Presiden..
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - Florida Republican fundraising efforts yielded nearly $6 million during the first three months of this year. The Republican Party of Flor..
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - Florida Democrats fundraising efforts yielded more than $1.1 million during the first three months of this year. The Florida Democratic P..
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - A bill aimed at boosting Florida's manufacturing sector through a tax break has cleared its first test before a state House panel. The bi..
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - The Florida Senate has unanimously passed a bill limiting Florida law enforcement agencies' use of drones. The bill (SB 92) passed 39-0 W..
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - A $74 billion spending plan for the state received unanimous approval from the Florida Senate. The Senate on Wednesday approved a propose..
WASHINGTON (AP) - President Barack Obama's budget plan would increase taxes by $580 billion over the next decade, but it relies on many proposals that have been repeatedly rejected..
WASHINGTON (AP) - President Barack Obama says his proposed $3.77 trillion budget for 2014 can shrink federal deficits and expand the U.S. economy. He says: "We can do both." &..
WASHINGTON (AP) - Two key senators have reached a bipartisan deal on expanding background checks to more gun buyers, a Senate aide and lobbyist said Wednesday, an agreement that co..
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - A Senate bill aimed at eliminating the state's no-fault Personal Injury Protection auto insurance was met with awkward silence in the committee hearing it ..
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - A Florida Senate panel has approved a bill that would set up a test project to legalize syringe and needle exchanges in Miami-Dade County. &nbs..
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - A Florida Senate committee has advanced a bill seeking to require medical care for newborns who survive botched abortions. The bill (SB 1..
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - A Florida House panel has unanimously cleared a bill that would remove the term "mental retardation" from state laws and replace it with "intellectual disa..
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - Women's-rights activists are trying to revive a campaign to add Florida to the list of states that ratified the proposed Equal Rights Amendment to the U.S...
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - Chances of a House priority campaign finance bill passing this session are dwindling, and a Senate proposal to make sweeping ethics changes could be a casu..
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - A bill that changes the state's prescription drug tracking system passed a House panel Tuesday, but the sponsor had to settle for two out of the three modi..
WASHINGTON (AP) - As Senate Democrats approach a key decision on gun legislation, relatives of victims of the horrendous Connecticut school shootings are mounting a face-to-face lo..