Over the weekend, Florida legislators added a new item to the state budget proposal that would block local governments from banning restrictions on fertilizer use during the rainy season.
A controversial proposal that would allow people to carry guns without state concealed-weapons licenses is poised to pass the Florida House on Friday.
A Florida lawmaker is sponsoring a bill that would crack down on drivers who cruise in the left lane of a highway.
A Florida House panel Thursday is scheduled to take up a bill that seeks to prevent abortions after six weeks of pregnancy.
On the first day of Florida's 2023 legislative session, state Republicans introduced a bill that would ban abortion after six weeks.
Florida lawmakers will start a special legislative session Monday that is expected to lead to state control over the Reedy Creek Improvement District, which Gov. Ron DeSantis targeted last year after the Walt Disney Co. criticized a controversial education law.
One Florida state senator is proposing a bill in the 2023 legislative session that, if passed, would require schools to teach a social media safety class.
While same-sex marriage has been legal in Florida for nearly eight years because of court rulings, a ban has remained in state law but has not been in effect. Now, a state lawmaker has filed a bill to remove it.
Florida's special legislative session on property insurance begins Monday. State lawmakers will be together for a week-long special session and will be challenged with finding a way to make rates both affordable and available.
Nearly 150 laws passed by Florida legislators this year are set to take effect Friday, though some face legal challenges, including the state's new 15-week abortion ban.
The Legislature formally sent to Gov. Ron DeSantis a controversial bill that would restrict the way race-related issues can be taught in schools and in workplace training.
Anticipating legal challenges to a congressional redistricting plan proposed by Gov. Ron DeSantis, the Senate and House moved forward Tuesday with providing $1 million for litigation expenses.
The state legislature is expected to address Florida's property insurance crisis in a special session next month.
Florida lawmakers will return to the Capitol Tuesday to begin a special session to approve a new congressional map after Gov. Ron DeSantis vetoed the previous GOP-backed boundaries that preserved minority districts.
Women will have to wait 24 hours before getting an abortion under a ruling by a Florida judge, who said the waiting period "is the minimum time needed to sleep on such an important decision."
Gov. Ron DeSantis is supporting one local lawmaker's effort to push for a special legislative session to address growing property insurance costs in Florida, as many private insurers have sought hefty rate increases and dropped customers to reduce financial risks.
From One Buc Place and with Tony Dungy in attendance, Gov. Ron DeSantis signed a new bill that will help fund pro-fatherhood organizations like the Hall of Famer's "All Pro Dad" non-profit.
The mother of an 11-year-old elementary school transgender student in Hillsborough County is among the 13 plaintiffs suing the state to try to overturn the Parental Rights in Education law.
Sen. Jeff Brandes of St. Petersburg has previously argued for taking aggressive action to deal with Florida’s property-insurance problems. He says he intends to pursue polling lawmakers about holding a special legislative session.
Florida Governor Ron DeSantis signed the "Parental Rights in Education Act" into law during a visit to Classical Preparatory School in Spring Hill. The bill bars instruction about sexual orientation and gender identity for young public-school students.