Bill Galvano

Florida Capitol Complex (Source: dms.myflorida.com)

Legal Maneuvers Continue In Florida Redistricting

As a Leon County judge finalized the dates for a hearing on a third draft of Florida’s congressional districts, a key lawmaker Monday refused to rule out the possibility of continuing the legal fight over the map, this time in federal court.

07/28/2015

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Lawmakers Could Hold Off On Gambling Deal

With a high-stakes gambling deal with the Seminole Tribe set to expire in July, lawmakers may not have to hold a special session to keep it from falling apart, according to a prominent senator who was instrumental in crafting the agreement, called a compact, five years ago.

05/07/2015

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Florida Gov. Scott Health Official Appointment In Limbo

The appointment of a Florida health official in Governor Rick Scott’s administration is in limbo.

04/07/2015

State Capitol (Source: David Sutta/CBS4)

Abortion Waiting Period Gets Senate OK

A divided Senate committee Tuesday approved a controversial bill that would require women to wait 24 hours before they could receive abortions.

03/31/2015

Florida Capitol Complex (Source: dms.myflorida.com)

Vouchers Back In Play In Florida Senate

An 11th-hour amendment could revive legislation dealing with the state’s de facto voucher system, boosting the chances for one of House Speaker Will Weatherford’s priorities after it was left for dead.

04/22/2014

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Lawmakers Could Lower Costs In Florida’s Prepaid College Program

Looking to make higher education more affordable, state lawmakers Tuesday moved forward with a plan that would lower costs in the Florida Prepaid College Program and lead to about $50 million in refunds for some already-enrolled families.

CBS Miami–02/18/2014

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Florida Lawmakers Discuss Increasing School Safety Spending

Florida lawmakers appear to be moving toward increasing spending on school-safety spending and change the way law enforcement officers posted at schools are funded.

01/16/2013