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Controversy Emerges Over Allowing Guns In Schools

Military veterans or retired law-enforcement officers with concealed weapons permits and special training could be designated to bring guns into elementary, middle and high schools under a proposal moving through the Florida Legislature.

03/10/2014

Car Seats

Six-Year Olds May Have To Strap Up In Car Seats

If you are a parent of a first grader, you should start preparing a speech on why they have to sit in a car seat.

CBS Miami–03/06/2014

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Bill Would Require Drivers To Move Over For Utility Workers

A bill filed for the 2014 Florida legislative session would force drivers to slow down or move over a lane when approaching a utility truck on the side of a road, according to the News Service of Florida.

CBS Miami–12/31/2013

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New Law Letting Kids Stay In Foster Care Till 21 Gets Pushback

A new law giving young adults in foster care the option of staying until age 21 is slated to go into effect January 1, 2014.

11/21/2013

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How To Save Money On Your Auto Insurance Bill

There are few bills more dreaded than the annual car insurance premium, but there are ways to avoid being one of the thousands of drivers who are paying more than they have to.

CBS Miami–09/20/2013

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Gov. Rick Scott Signs Bill To Benefit Special Needs Students

A bill that will grant the parents of special needs students more say in their education has been signed and will take effect Monday.

CBS4–06/28/2013

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Dolphins Refuse To Foot Stadium Bill, May Move Team

The speaker of Florida’s House gaveled the regular legislative session to a close amid cheers Friday night, but there was no joy among executives of the Miami Dolphins.

CBS4–05/06/2013

Citizens Property Insurance

Citizens Insurance Overhaul Bill Headed For Final Vote In FL Senate

The decision about a bill which will potentially overhaul of Citizens Property Insurance Corp is headed for final vote in the Senate and it could drastically determine how much you pay for your homeowners insurance.

CBS4–04/11/2013

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Fla. House Bill Targeting Minimum Wage And Sick Leave

A Florida House committee approved a bill Thursday that would prevent local governments and voters from setting local minimum wages, setting policies on items like earned sick leave, and bar preference for local government contracts based on wages or compensation.

CBS Miami–03/07/2013

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Report: Current Congress Most Unproductive In History

The next time your boss complains that employees are simply not getting the job done, remind them it could always be worse; he could be in charge of Congress.

CBS Miami–12/28/2012

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