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A second committee has cleared a Senate bill that would ensure “digital assets” could be controlled by someone who will protect them after death.
An effort to revamp the state’s approach to attracting film and television production is moving forward in the House and Senate, after Republican lawmakers openly panned the plan’s most vocal critic.
The “growler” bill has been served up, with a number of additives, to be debated on the Senate floor.
A bill that would create a public records exemption for police body camera videos has cleared its last committee and could next be heard on the Senate floor.
Grappling with legal issues that emerged during the 2014 elections, the Florida Supreme Court next week will hear arguments about residency requirements for write-in candidates.
Florida officials say the federal government is suspending negotiations over the potential loss of more than $1 billion in money now flowing to the state’s hospitals.
A plan that would require women to wait 24 hours before having abortions in Florida continued moving forward Wednesday and is poised for a hearing on the House floor.
A state lawmaker is using the threat of the Islamic State group to advance a bill that could make it harder for people to find addresses and phone numbers of military service members, their spouses and children.
After a state appeals court declined to reconsider its ruling, its decision regarding Florida’s ‘blind trusts’ law now is heading to the state’s Supreme Court.
Sen. Jack Latvala said “Senate custom” prompted him to switch his vote on a budget amendment that would have not allowed Attorney General Pam Bondi to sue President Obama over an immigration provision.