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Senate Committee Moves Voting Bill Forward

A Senate committee Monday moved forward with a bill that would allow online voter registration in Florida and put new restrictions on drop-off locations for absentee ballots.

03/10/2014

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Richie Incognito Returns To South Florida

Embattled Miami Dolphin Richie Incognito returned to Miami Tuesday.

CBS4–11/12/2013

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Fins Committee Has Quite A Mess To Clean Up

The mess that is the Miami Dolphins organization continued to deteriorate Monday, despite owner Stephen Ross speaking for the first time on the matter and announcing a new committee to look at the state of the team.

CBS Miami–11/12/2013

TAMPA, FL - AUGUST 30: U.S. Senator Marco Rubio (FL) speaks during the final day of the Republican National Convention at the Tampa Bay Times Forum on August 30, 2012 in Tampa, Florida. Former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney was nominated as the Republican presidential candidate during the RNC which will conclude today. (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

Rubio Votes Against Authorizing Military Force In Syria

Florida Senator Marco Rubio joined the minority in the Senate Foreign Relations Committee and voted against a use of force resolution in Syria Wednesday afternoon.

CBS Miami–09/04/2013

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Auto Fee Rollback Deal Moving Closer To Passage

The Florida House is at odds with the Senate over a plan to reduce fees for motorists in the Sunshine State. The Senate wants the rollbacks to happen all at once while the House is putting together a plan that would phase in the reductions.

CBS Miami–04/26/2013

An artist rendering of proposed changes to Sun Life Stadium (Source: Miami Dolphins)

Sun Life Renovation Plan Moves Forward In House

A bill to help renovate Sun Life Stadium got one step closer to the end zone Friday after the House Finance and Tax Subcommittee passed a new sales tax rebate and hotel bed tax for upgrades to the decades old stadium.

CBS Miami–03/08/2013

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Texting and Driving Put To The Test

It’s dangerous and in many cases deadly. But Florida has no law against texting and driving. Today the legislature took a first step toward changing that, as one of many bills forbidding texting and driving went before a House Sub-Committee. CBS4’s Vanessa Borge talks to one of the local politicians trying to change the law… and then headed to the Homestead Speedway to put distracted driving to the test.

CBS4–03/07/2013

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Fla. Senate Makes Suing Auto Makers Harder

It’s going to be more difficult for injured consumers to sue auto makers and other manufacturers under a new bill passed by the Florida Senate.

CBS4–03/16/2011

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‘Open Carry’ Gun Bill Clears Senate Committee

Carrying a concealed weapon also carries with it some risks especially if the wind blows and a weapon is accidentally revealed. A new law hopes to change that.

CBS4–03/15/2011

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