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Stories with organization: Florida State Legislature
  • State agrees to pay $600,000 for Sansom's corruption defense 
    Updated: Aug-04-15 8:14 pm

    TALLAHASSEE, Florida - The Florida House announced Tuesday that state lawmakers and lawyers for former House Speaker Ray Sansom have reached an agreement to pay $600,000 in taxpayer money to cover legal fees in his defense against corruption charges.

  • Florida Legislature will return to redraw Senate maps 
    Updated: Jul-28-15 5:50 pm

    TALLAHASSEE, Florida - Legislative leaders announced Tuesday they will hold a special session to redraw the state's 40 Senate districts after the chamber acknowledged it violated the state constitution by creating maps that benefit Republicans and incumbents.

  • 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.