2012 Florida Legislature


New DCF Website Meant To Improve Child Death Transparency

Florida Welfare officials launched a new site, mandated by the legislature, to improve transparency surrounding child abuse deaths.


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Landmark Florida Redistricting Trial Wraps Up

The trial challenging whether state legislators followed the law when drawing up political boundaries is wrapping.



Texting While Driving Ban Forwarded In Fla. Senate

A bill to ban texting while driving passed a Senate committee on Thursday but may be stalled in the House.


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House Gas Price Bill Survives First Challenge

Gas stations who charge customers different prices for gas when purchased with cash or with a credit card, but which only post the lowest price on their signs, will have to change their ways in a new House bill is approved.


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2012 Legislative Session Begins Tuesday

The 2012 Florida Legislative session begins in earnest Tuesday, but, it may be a lean year for many major policy changes as candidates begin their push for re-election.