Several pieces of legislation related to education failed to make it across the finish line this session. 

Some of those bills included school safety recommendations, parental rights specifications and a school board term limits question for the November ballot. The mea...

The House advanced sweeping, if aspirational, legislation codifying a parent’s “bill of rights” on Monday. The vote in favor was 77-41.

The House version (CS/HB 1059), sponsored by Rep. Erin Grall, now includes a technical amendment that reaffirmed parental rights to an...

The House advanced sweeping, if aspirational, legislation codifying a parent’s “bill of rights” on Friday. The Senate is less bullish, however.

The House version (CS/HB 1059), sponsored by Rep. Erin Grall, lingered on the Second Reading calendar before advancing to a vo...

February 29, 2020

The proposal seeks to replace a requirement that motorists carry personal-injury protection, or PIP, insurance coverage --- key to the no-fault system --- with mandatory bodily injury coverage.

TALLAHASSEE --- An effort to eliminate the state’s no-fault auto insurance s...

A controversial parental consent law for minors seeking abortions is expected to be signed by Gov. Ron DeSantis, but also spark a court challenge.

TALLAHASSEE — Following emotional debate, a divided Florida House approved a parental consent requirement on Thursday for m...

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (CNS) -- Beginning July 1, pregnant teens will need their parents permission for an abortion in Florida under legislation headed to the Governor Thursday.

But the battle is far from over.

In 1989, a pregnant 15-year-old, known as TW in court documents,...

February 20, 2020

A Florida bill to ensure parents are involved in their child’s decision to have an abortion has been given fianl approval by the Florida legislature and it has the support of Republican Gov. Ron DeSantis, who will sign it into law.

Senate Bill 404 requires a girl under...

Legislation would replace personal-injury protection with mandatory bodily injury coverage

TALLAHASEE, Fla. – Florida’s no-fault auto insurance system is again on the chopping block in the Legislature, despite industry concerns the proposed change wouldn’t lower premium...

Legislation sponsored by Rep. Erin Grall (HB 771) to repeal Personal Injury Protection faced a slew of opposition in the House Insurance and Banking Subcommittee Tuesday.

Most of the concerns centered on the state’s bad faith laws, which establishes an obligation o...

Undeniably, we didn’t really get what we voted for.

In 2002, the people of Florida overwhelmingly passed a constitutional amendment that promised to make high-quality pre-kindergarten available and free for all 4-year-olds in the state. Those two words, “high-quality,”...

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