Florida Legislature

The anti-immigrant bill, in a state where 1 in 5 residents is an immigrant, will likely be signed into law by the Republican governor.
Conservative politicians are watering down and reversing some of the midterm election’s progressive victories.
"If he wants a gun, he can have a gun," the mother of Nikolas Cruz was alleged to have said.
Gov. Rick Scott has expressed hesitancy over the bill and hasn't ruled out a veto.
Lawmakers voted down a motion to advance the long-stalled gun control bill.
Nearly four in 10 people born after 1980 have a tattoo, and one in four have a piercing some place other than an earlobe
Attorney General Jeff Sessions released a memo yesterday that “ordered federal prosecutors ... to pursue the toughest possible
We have worked too hard and sacrificed too much to be treated like the help.
Six years ago the state of Florida decided that doctors could not talk to their patients about guns. The state of Florida
State Rep. Kristin Jacobs (D) said the herb is a “scourge on society,” a claim that has very little factual backing.
1300 miles separates Flint, Michigan where mostly poor African Americans have been exposed to toxic amounts of lead in drinking water, and Clewiston, Florida -- home of US Sugar Corporation. The distance is nothing to the descendants of Charles Stewart Mott.
They handed it to the governor so he could have his way with it and put his pen to paper, signing it into law with one hand and slashing it with his veto pen line item by line item with the other.
One of the great advantages of the universe as well as one of its biggest problems is that everything is connected to something. From the forces that act on the tiniest subatomic particle to the most massive of planets, nothing works apart from everything. Nothing exists entirely within a vacuum, completely unaffected by anything around it.
Florida's legislators get a $22,000 annual health benefit paid by the state and 165 out of 180 of them accept the benefit. Meanwhile, Florida's poorest and most vulnerable residents aren't being covered by Obamacare today and wait for answers, and insurance coverage.
As the Miami Herald reported, House Speaker Steve Crisafulli (R) brought the session to a close because he didn't want to