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Appeals Court OKs ‘Docs VS. Glocks’ Law

A federal appeals court has upheld the state’s controversial “docs vs. glocks” bill, overturning an earlier court ruling that had blocked part of the law from being enforced.

11 hours ago

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Key West Drug Testing Policy Ruled Unconstitutional

A South Florida federal judge declared a policy by the city of Key West that requires drug tests for job applicants unconstitutional.

05/12/2014

(Source: AP)

Judge Rules Against Drug-Test Program

A federal judge has ruled that a 2011 law requiring welfare applicants to undergo drug tests is unconstitutional, striking a blow to Gov. Rick Scott’s administration over the controversial tests.

12/31/2013

(Source: Allison Rapport/CBS4 Viewer)

Nativity Scene To Make Its Way To State Capitol

A nativity scene will be displayed at Florida’s Capitol throughout the holiday season. A private group called the Florida Nativity Scene Committee with the help of law firm Thomas More Society paid for the scene and will set it up in Tallahassee on Tuesday.

CBS Miami–12/03/2013

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Gov. Scott Signs Random Drug Testing Bill

In a move that likely will draw a constitutional challenge, Gov. Rick Scott on Monday signed a controversial bill that would allow random drug testing of state employees.

CBS4–03/20/2012

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Fla. Passes Random Drug Tests Of State Workers

A bill that would allow the State of Florida to randomly test many state employees for drugs has passed the Florida Legislature.

CBS4–03/09/2012

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Fla. House Passes State Employee Random Drug Testing Bill

A bill that would allow the State of Florida to randomly test many state employees for drugs has passed in the Florida House but a similar measure is in trouble in the Senate.

CBS4–03/02/2012

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Florida House To Get State Employee Drug-Test Bill

A bill that would allow the State of Florida to randomly test many state employees for drugs passed a key House committee friday, even though the idea may not meet constitutional requirements.

02/24/2012

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Replacement Drug Testing Bill Advances

A House committee Tuesday approved a revised proposal that would allow random drug testing of state employees, as a federal judge in Miami prepares to hear arguments Wednesday about a similar testing plan by Gov. Rick Scott.

CBS4–02/22/2012