Rep. Loranne Ausley

A sign bearing the names of the 17 people killed during the Valentine's Day shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida. (3/24/2018)
Lydell Rawls / WFSU

Students, parents, and a wide assortment of gun-control advocates young and old marched and rallied in Tallahassee Saturday.  The local "March for Our Lives" event was one of more than 800 similar happenings in the United States.

Florida House of Representatives

Lawmakers are criticizing the committee charged with drafting Florida’s environmental spending plan.  

Sen. Jack Latvala (R-Clearwater)
The Florida Channel

Florida Sen. Jack Latvala says he’s not ready to give up politics after he’s term limited in the Senate next year. But he won’t say what he’s eyeing next. Latvala spoke at the Tiger Bay Club in Tallahassee.

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A controversial pension reform bill that just passed the House is now in the Florida Senate’s hands.

Rep. Loranne Ausley (D-Tallahassee)
Florida House of Representatives

House lawmakers have taken steps to repeal the state employee charitable campaign.

Florida mayors came to the Capitol this week to circle the wagons.

Sarah Mueller

As part of assembling Florida’s budget for the next year, legislators are pushing local pet projects. But there’s a new vetting process for House lawmakers this year intended to add more transparency.

Senate President Joe Negron welcoming new senators.
Nick Evans

The 2017 legislative session doesn’t begin in earnest until next March but lawmakers are wasting no time getting incoming members up to speed.

Former Democratic Representative Loranne Ausley of Tallahassee has raised slightly more than 501 thousand dollars, making her the third-most successful money raiser in the House.