TAMPA, Fla. (WFLA) — Despite the last 2023 Florida legislative session ending on May 5, dozens of new laws are still set to take effect on October 1. Among them, a new law that will require golf cart drivers under the age of 18 to have a valid learner's permit or driver's license when driving 
But nearly all of the restrictions approved by the legislature this year aren't being specifically challenged and remain intact.
Here's one way to think about the state of Florida's increasingly awful property insurance crisis: Right now there are currently more policies under our state-backed insurance of "last resort" than there are residents in a large swath of New England. Florida's Citizens Property Insurance Corp. is growing more every day. The property insurer added more than 4,600 policies last week as it nears a total of 1.4 million policies. Ss of Friday, Citizens has reached 1,391,777 policies, which...
AUSTIN — A federal judge on Tuesday declared a Texas law targeting drag shows unconstitutional, siding with LGBTQ Pride event organizers and performers who sued and blocking its enforcement.
A federal judge on Tuesday declared a Texas law targeting drag shows unconstitutional, siding with LGBTQ Pride event organizers and performers who sued and
TAMPA, Fla. (WFLA) — A new bill filed in the Florida Senate aims to remove pregnant mothers from the list of people who could be punished for having an abortion. The bill, SB 34: Termination of Pregnancies, was filed by Florida Senate Democratic Minority Leader Lauren Book. Under the bill, certain penalties would "not apply 
A new provision to Florida’s “Dangerous Dogs” law will effectively bar local governments from banning specific dog breeds like German Shepherds or Pit Bulls starting in October.
Dealing a blow to teachers unions, a federal judge has refused to block part of a new Florida law that prevents union dues from being deducted from workers’ paychecks. Chief U.S. District Judge Mark Walker on Friday issued a 40-page ruling denying a preliminary injunction sought by the Florida Education Association, the United Faculty of Florida and unions representing employees of the Alachua County, Hernando County and Pinellas County school districts and the University of Florida.
U.S. District Judge Catherine Eagles issued an order on Saturday halting enforcement of a provision to require surgical abortions that occur after early pregnancy.
By GARY D. ROBERTSON Associated Press RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — A federal judge blocked two portions of North Carolina’s new abortion law from taking effect while a lawsuit continues. But the July 1 ban on most abortions after 12 weeks isn’t being directly challenged in court and remains enforceable. U.S. District Judge Catherine Eagles issued
The new Apple Watch Ultra 2 (Medium, GPS + Cellular) is on sale for $729 exclusively in the Best Buy app on Sept. 27. It's available from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. ET or until it sells out.
Major California law enforcement officials slammed new gun control bills signed into law by Gov. Gavin Newsom, D-Calif., arguing it was "not going to make people safer."