Florida lawmakers weren’t taking any chances Thursday during their final meeting of the legislative session as they voted on the budget for the coming year.
Concerns about coronavirus have the state’s leadership looking at digital learning options for K-12 schools. Plans so far include a beefed-up Florida Virtual School.
Visit Florida appears to be getting more than a one-year extension.
Florida lawmakers are sending to Gov. Ron DeSantis a measure intended to block Key West and any other local governments from imposing bans on certain types of sunscreen.
Legislation that would provide $2.15 million to a Jacksonville man who spent over 40 years in prison on a wrongful conviction is headed to the desk of Gov. Ron DeSantis.
The Senate moved closer Tuesday to passing a bill that would prevent life insurers and long-term care insurers from using genetic testing information when pricing policie...
Florida lawmakers are upping the ante when it comes to funding the fight to prevent the spread of coronavirus.
The Florida House late Monday voted to eliminate a time limit for child sex-abuse victims to file criminal complaints against their abusers.
With the number of Floridians suffering from Alzheimer’s disease expected to increase as Baby Boomers age, the state House on Tuesday unanimously passed a bill that seeks...
In the latest chapter in a two-decade debate about school choice in Florida, the House on Monday overwhelmingly approved a plan that would expand school vouchers.
Voting along party lines Monday, the Florida Senate passed a controversial bill that would make it harder to put proposed constitutional amendments on the ballot.
College athletes in Florida would be able to make money off their name, image or likeness under a bill overwhelmingly passed by the Senate.
Budget negotiators on Monday agreed to reduce hospital Medicaid reimbursement rates in the current fiscal year by about $25 million.
Floridians soon could legally set off fireworks on three days, without a pretense for buying the explosives.
Health care budget writers have agreed to spend $10.3 million to help carry out a Canadian drug-importation program, about half of what Gov. Ron DeSantis sought in a prop...
After it appeared the House and Senate had agreed on spending $500 million to increase teacher salaries, the Senate on Sunday proposed upping the amount to $600 million.
Florida Forever, the state’s signature land-preservation program, will get a sizable, one-time boost in funding as lawmakers inched closer Sunday to patching together an ...
As Florida lawmakers inch toward a budget deal, House and Senate leaders on Saturday announced they had reached agreement on a number of key issues, including pay raises ...
Florida voters in November will decide whether to approve a tax proposal that could benefit some spouses of veterans who die.
House and Senate leaders said Thursday that formal budget negotiations could take place this weekend as lawmakers try to wrap up the 2020 legislative session.
TODAY - Mayor Lenny Curry will sign a new law - designed to fight human trafficking here in Jacksonville.. One of the major changes from this ordinance-- it raises the m...