The Florida Senate has passed a bill that would allow state agencies to adopt a policy for randomly drug testing their employees. The bill, which already passed in the state House, passed the Senate this morning in a 26-14 vote and is now headed to the governor’s desk.
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The Florida Senate Commerce and Tourism committee has passed an unemployment compensation bill that would amend Florida law to allow victims of domestic violence to qualify for unemployment compensation.
Flanked by nurses and educators, a group of Democratic state lawmakers held a press conference in the capital yesterday to denounce the GOP-led Legislature’s plans to cut health services in the state budget in order to save money for education.
A crowd of protestors swarmed Sen. Anitere Flores, R-Miami, after yesterday’s meeting of the Senate Judiciary Committee, which ended with the passage of a controversial immigration-enforcement bill. She emphasized that the Senate’s bill never contained some of the…
Gov. Rick Scott and Florida’s cabinet unanimously approved changes to clemency rules that impose new waiting periods on felons seeking to have their civil rights restored.