Tag: Florida State Legislature

Florida governor signs bill for Seminole sports betting deal

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TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — The Seminole Tribe would be able to operate sports betting and add roulette and craps to its casinos and Florida would...

Florida law seeks to rein in large social media companies

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TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — Standing at a lectern with a sign reading “STOP BIG TECH CENSORSHIP," Republican Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis signed a bill on...

New Florida law seeks to protect state from sea level rise

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TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — Florida — one of the most vulnerable places in the world to sea level rise — will spend hundreds of millions...

US appeals court to consider Idaho transgender athletes ban

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BOISE, Idaho — An appeals court on Monday will consider the constitutionality of the first law in the nation banning transgender women and girls...

How the Gaetz probe grew from sex trafficking to medical pot

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ORLANDO, Fla. — When Rep. Matt Gaetz vacationed in the Bahamas in 2018, he was joined by a doctor who donated to his campaign...

Missouri latest state to thwart voter-approved policies

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COLUMBIA, Mo. — Missouri lawmakers recently shut down attempts to pay for Medicaid expansion, in what is the latest example of a statehouse fighting...

College athletes decry possible delay in compensation law

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TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — Just when some college athletes in Florida were readying to cash in on their athletic prowess, the state's Legislature has unexpectedly...

Florida lawmakers move to punish social media companies

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TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — Social media companies faced the wrath of Florida Republicans, as lawmakers were poised Wednesday to send legislation to the governor as...

Florida House overwhelmingly approves consumer privacy bill

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TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — The Florida House resoundingly approved a consumer privacy bill on Wednesday, giving the public an opportunity to regain ownership of the...

Florida House overwhelmingly approves consumer privacy bill

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TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — The Florida House resoundingly approved a consumer privacy bill on Wednesday, giving the public an opportunity to regain ownership of the...