Tag: Florida Legislature

A protester holds up their homemade sign made out of cardboard at the "Fund Our Future" rally in Tallahassee, Florida on Monday, Jan.13.

2020 legislative session allocates $500 million to increase teacher salaries across Florida

With the conclusion of the two-month 2020 legislative session in the Florida state Capitol, the legislature finalized a $92 billion state budget. Within the budget, Florida lawmakers reached an agreement to allocate more than $500 million to increase starting teacher salaries for the 2020-2021 school […]

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Teens who use their phones while driving are put at a higher risk of a fatal car accident.

Florida passes new driving law

On Tuesday, Oct. 1, the Florida Legislature passed bill HB 107. This new addition to Florida’s laws limits the use of cell phones while driving.  A small section of the law was announced on July 1, making texting while driving a primary offense. Before this, […]

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