The Florida Legislature balked on proposed renovations to Miami Dolphins stadium. A public referendum (already in progress) on the renovations was called off. And to make matters worse, the NFL denied South Florida a Super Bowl.
So many issues made the headlines during the state's 60-day legislative session. But if you haven't been following the ins-and-outs of Tallahassee, we have you covered. Here are the 7 main events from Florida’s recently concluded legislative session.
State Senator Chris Smith (D-Fort Lauderdale), a strong proponent of changing Stand Your Ground, says constituencies outside of South Florida are particularly opposed to any conversation about amending the law or gun control regulations.