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Real Estate Agents Could Get Added Protections

A House Republican on Tuesday filed a proposal that would increase criminal penalties for people who commit assault, battery or sexual battery on real-estate agents.

08/11/2015

Florida Governor Rick Scott attends a road expansion event at the Casa Maiz restaurant as he fields questions from reporters about climate change on March 9, 2015 in Hialeah, Florida. Recent reports indicate that the Florida governor allegedly issued orders for certain state agencies to not to use the term 'climate change' or 'global warming' in any official communications, emails, or reports. (Source: Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Guns, Booze, And Body Cameras Among 44 Bills Scott Signs

Gov. Rick Scott signed 44 bills into law Thursday, including a measure that will allow Floridians without concealed-weapons licenses to carry guns during mandatory emergency evacuations.

05/21/2015

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Expanded Drug Prescribing Gets House OK

Physician assistants and advanced registered nurse practitioners won another round Wednesday in their battle to gain expanded drug-prescribing powers, with a House health committee backing the proposal.

04/01/2015

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Class Size Limits Could Be Eased For School Districts

A bill, passed by the Florida House, could ease class size limits for Florida schools.

03/27/2015

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Senate Ready To Pass Evacuation Gun Measure

The Senate, despite continued opposition from some Democrats, is one step closer to passing a National Rifle Association-supported measure that would allow more people to carry concealed weapons during emergency evacuations.

03/18/2015

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Senate Higher Ed Panel Backs Guns On Campus

With lawmakers split along party lines, a Senate education committee Monday approved a controversial bill that would allow people with concealed-weapons licenses to carry guns on the campuses of state colleges and universities.

03/16/2015

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“Telehealth” Plan Starts Moving In House

Physicians and other healthcare professionals using the Internet and other technology to provide care to patients remotely, also known as telehealth, began moving forward in the House Thursday.

03/12/2015

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Committee Gives School Gun Law Passing Grade

A strong shot in the arm Wednesday for a law that would allow teachers and others to arm themselves in public schools in Florida.

03/11/2015

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Law Licenses Bill Passes Florida Senate

The Florida Supreme Court will be allowed to grant law licenses to non-citizens under a bill that just passed the Senate and is headed to Gov. Rick Scott.

05/02/2014

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In-State Tuition Bill Moves Closer To Final Vote

Allowing illegal immigrants to pay in-state tuition rates cleared what was expected to be a major hurdle in the Senate, with the Judiciary Committee giving overwhelming approval Tuesday to the election-year proposal that has divided Republicans.

04/01/2014

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