By Associated Press on April 24th, 2015 | Last updated: April 24, 2015 at 4:46 pm
A bill to require a 24-hour waiting period for abortions is headed to Republican Gov. Rick Scott’s desk. The Senate voted 26-13 for the measure Friday after about an hour of debate.
By Dahlia Ghabour on April 22nd, 2015 | Last updated: April 22, 2015 at 2:48 pm
Is It Time To Make Medical And Family Leave Paid? – Democrats have reintroduced the Family and Medical Insurance Leave Act, a national program that would require employers to cover two-thirds of people’s wages for up to 60 days a […]
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By Ayana Stewart on March 30th, 2015 | Last updated: March 30, 2015 at 1:59 pm
New restrictions on abortion could pass in Florida Legislature – The Florida Legislature is considering measures to restrict abortions, including a bill that would require a woman receive counseling before coming back later for the procedure. AP Church van crashes […]
By Shane Chernoff on October 11th, 2013 | Last updated: October 11, 2013 at 4:57 pm
Two Republican lawmakers, state Sen. Kelli Stargel and Rep. Larry Ahern, of Seminole, have sponsored an amendment to the Unborn Victims of Violence Act of 2004.
By Tatila Brock on April 18th, 2013 | Last updated: April 18, 2013 at 11:44 am
P.K Yonge team seeks money for world competition – P.K. Yonge Developmental Research School is participating in the Odyssey of the Mind worldwide competition for the first time. The team has to raise $7,500 to cover the cost of the […]
By Serina Braddock on March 20th, 2013 | Last updated: March 20, 2013 at 3:51 pm
Legislature teacher raises: lawmakers back $480-M for teacher raises – Senate budget writers signaled Wednesday they are likely to accept Gov. Rick Scott’s plan to give teachers $480 million, though they plan to tie the money to student-learning progress. The […]