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Did Big Tobacco influence FL lawmakers on smoking legislation?

The Florida Legislature failed to raise the state smoking age to 21 this year, at a time when more teens are "vaping" with flavored...

FL Legislature declined to provide health care coverage to 837,000 of...

Florida missed another opportunity this year to provide health care coverage to more than 800,000 low-income residents.As expected, the 2019 Legislature never considered any...

DeSantis signs teachers-with-guns bill, shunning calls for a veto

Shortly before attending a poltiical rally with President Donald Trump on Wednesday evening, Gov. Ron DeSantis signed a controversial bill that will give Florida...

Florida lawmakers proposed nearly 30 constitutional amendments this spring. None passed.

The political attention is usually focused on citizen-led constitutional amendment drives, but this spring, members of the Florida Legislature proposed nearly 30 constitutional amendments...

GOP majority ensured Gov. Ron DeSantis got what he wanted from...

With a Republican majority in the Legislature, Gov. Ron DeSantis pulled the 2019 regular session sharply to the right, keeping his party in line...

The Legislature won’t cap the THC levels in medical weed after...

A plan to limit medical marijuana's potency went up in smoke as the 2019 Legislature moves to conclusion.Earlier this spring, lawmakers passed a bill...

Florida House votes to require parental consent for teen girls seeking...

A major move to restrict reproductive rights in Florida advanced on Wednesday evening when the Florida House voted 69-44 to require teenage girls to...

Heads up: the Legislature is about to start work on your...

It will be a mad dash for the cash as Florida lawmakers put together a new state budget.Senate Appropriations Chairman Rob Bradley, a Clay...

For all you Florida Legislature watchers: We follow the dollars

The Florida Republican and Democratic parties raised more than $6.2 million in contributions in the run-up to this spring’s Florida legislative session, according to...

Guess who is proposing the most amendments to the Florida Constitution...

As the Florida Legislature moves to make it more difficult for citizens to advance changes to the state Constitution, one group remains largely unrestrained...

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