Senate to take up revised social media bill

Senate to take up revised social media bill

The Florida Senate is poised to consider a revised social media bill aimed at restricting minors under 16 from creating accounts, following negotiations between House Speaker Paul Renner and Gov. Ron DeSantis The Florida Senate on Friday made a procedural move that...
Negotiators work to bridge budget differences

Negotiators work to bridge budget differences

Senate and House negotiators in budget talks have quickly resolved some issues like tourism marketing and school safety, but remain divided on topics such as economic development funds and law enforcement bonuses, with a deadline approaching for finalizing the fiscal...
Budget talks set to start

Budget talks set to start

The House and Senate are set to begin formal budget negotiations with a deadline for completion by March 5 to adhere to the legislative session’s schedule. The House and Senate announced Monday they are ready to begin formal budget negotiations and pointed to a...
Social media bill passes amid DeSantis concerns

Social media bill passes amid DeSantis concerns

Florida legislators have approved a bill aiming to prohibit children under 16 from using social media, with Governor DeSantis expressing reservations about its impact on parental rights. Florida lawmakers Thursday gave final approval to a bill that seeks to keep...