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Stories with organization: Florida State Legislature
  • State tells tribe: Prepare to end blackjack games at casinos 
    Updated: Jul-27-15 5:31 pm

    TALLAHASSEE, Florida - Florida and the Seminole Tribe of Florida seem headed for a showdown about the operation of the tribe's successful casinos.

  • Florida Legislature to redraw congressional lines in August 
    Updated: Jul-20-15 6:11 pm

    TALLAHASSEE, Florida - Florida's Republican-controlled Legislature, dealing with the fallout of a sharply critical decision by the state's highest court, will hold a nearly two-week special session in August to draw up new congressional districts.

  • Growlers, new budget, tax cuts part of new Florida laws 
    Updated: Jun-30-15 5:58 pm

    TALLAHASSEE, Florida - Florida legislators passed more than 200 bills this year during their regular 60-day session and 19-day special session. Most of those bills take effect on Wednesday, the start of the state's fiscal year. One of the new laws, a 24-hour waiting period for abortions, is being blocked by a state judge.