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Textbook Bill Survives Tight Senate Vote

A bill that would replace a statewide review of public-school learning materials with a local process narrowly survived its final Senate vote Friday, though the fate of a similar bill in the House remains unclear.

04/11/2014

Florida Legislature Abortion

Controversial Abortion Restriction Bill Moving Forward

Florida lawmakers are moving forward with a controversial proposal that would place additional restrictions on abortions, largely barring the procedures if doctors determine that fetuses have reached viability.

04/08/2014

Florida Capitol

Dems Seek Energy-Efficient Sales Tax Holiday

Two Democratic lawmakers have filed measures to create a month-long sales tax holiday for purchases of energy-efficient appliances.

01/31/2014

(AP)

Miami-Dade College Sales Tax Proposal Back Again

A proposal that would allow Miami-Dade County to ask voters to bolster funding for a local state college and university is back, for a fourth time, before a tax-resistant, Republican-dominated Legislature.

CBS Miami–10/02/2013

Governor Rick Scott

Scott Signs Bill That Aims To Prevent Head Injuries In Student Athletes

Student athletes get an education in the classroom, but they haven’t had a proper one on injury prevention. That changed Friday morning, when Governor Rick Scott signed into law House Bill 291.

CBS4–10/12/2012

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Ann Romney Campaigns For Mitt In Miami

Ann Romney, wife of Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney, will be campaigning in Miami on Tuesday.

CBS4–06/05/2012

abortions

South Florida Republican Wants New Limits On Abortion

A South Florida state senator has filed a proposal that could begin refueling abortion debates for the 2012 legislative session, and already the criticism has started from supporters of ‘reproductive rights.

CBS4–09/24/2011

immigration

S. Floridians Divided On Proposed Immigration Bill

Dozens of immigrants and advocates from around Florida gathered in Tallahassee praying they could stop a senate bill that would significantly reform Florida immigration policy.

CBS4–04/04/2011