Florida Senate ready to pass sunscreen measure

The Florida Senate is poised to approve legislation aimed at preventing local governments from banning the sale of certain types of sunscreen, fast-tracking a proposal that did not pass the Legislature last year.

Judge rejects challenge on underground power lines

Judge James H. Peterson III, in a 52-page order, turned down arguments raised by the state Office of Public Counsel, which represents consumers in utility cases, and the Florida Industrial Power Users Group, which includes large electricity customers.