gun bill Tampa Bay School Boards Oppose Arming School Staff By Hafsa Quraishi • Mar 8, 2018 Hillsborough County Public Schools Many school boards across Tampa Bay are voicing their opposition to a bill in the Florida legislature that would arm school personnel. Concealed Carry Changes Advance In House, Stall In Senate By Kate Payne • Feb 9, 2018 Florida lawmakers want to cut penalties for people who accidentally show their concealed weapons. The bill is ready for a floor vote in the House. But gun control advocates are worried the plan is a step towards open carry. 'Stand Your Ground’ Change Still In Limbo By editor • Apr 28, 2017 High noon is approaching in a standoff over part of a controversial bill dealing with "stand your ground" self-defense cases. House Ready To Move On ‘Stand Your Ground’ By The News Service of Florida • Apr 3, 2017 After senators quickly approved the proposal, the Florida House could be poised to pass a bill that would shift a key burden of proof in "stand your ground" self-defense cases.