State Legislature

13,000 petitions delivered to Governor calling for arming teachers veto

Despite sweeping health care legislation, nurse practitioner reform didn’t make the cut

Amendment 4 implementation heads to Governor’s desk; fines, fees and restitution included

Lawmakers poised to approve budget with bipartisan support

Electrical grid hardening could cost Floridians

House Speaker says Visit Florida will be funded for one more year

Anti-vaccination proponents rally at the State Capitol

Final days of legislative session closing in

Firefighters benefits clears first House committee

Parental consent for abortions awaiting House vote

Firefighters win cancer coverage battle

Florida First Step Act clears major hurdle

Human trafficking training legislation passes House committee

Parental consent bill advances in Florida Senate

Deregulation package now ready for the House floor

Parental consent for abortions clears another hurdle in the Florida House

Lawmakers push back on claims of a poll tax

Locals share thoughts about lawmakers' push to change smoking age

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Ditch the switch? Call to go on permanent daylight saving time grows

Changing our clocks twice a year can be confusing — and it might also kill us, studies show. Now activists and some lawmakers are trying to do away with the "antiquated practice."

Missouri city apologizes after selfie taken near scene where infant's body found

The photo was taken on a day intended to promote government service, but a Columbia official said it was insensitive.

Airport worker fired for slipping traveler note that read: 'you ugly'

Neal Strassner says a security guard handed him a torn piece of paper with the two words scrawled on it.

Dale Earnhardt Jr. and family released from hospital after plane crash

The NTSB is analyzing surveillance video and the plane’s cockpit voice recorder after the small plane made a hard landing then burst into flames. NASCAR legend Dale Earnhardt Jr. and his family were on board, along with two pilots, and all survived the fiery ordeal.

Weight loss app aimed at kids and teens sparks controversy

Weight Watchers released the app Kurbo this week, designed for kids as young as eight, who enter their height, weight and a weight loss goal. The company says the app focuses on behavior change and healthier eating habits, though many parents expressed outrage online.