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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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Florida May Allow Expansion Of Private School Vouchers

If an expansion of a Florida program that helps low-income children attend private schools, many of them religious, gets a thumbs up, it could mean some restrictions on eligibility could be removed.

03/06/2014

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“Pop Tart” Bill Heading To State House Floor

The so-called “Pop-Tart bill” is headed to the House floor after the Education Committee unanimously approved the legislation.

03/06/2014

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Gov. Rick Scott Comes Out Against Arizona Rights Bill

Joining other politicians of the Republican party, Governor Rick Scott said Wednesday that he is opposed to the Arizona bill that would add protections for people who assert their religious beliefs in refusing service to gays.

02/26/2014

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2014 Campaigns Could Be Heated Over Health Care

The nationwide campaign for Congress this fall could be a competitive one because of Omabacare according to political experts.

02/22/2014

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Poll: Miami-Dade Voters Want Vegas-Style Casinos

Over half of likely Miami-Dade County voters said they want Las Vegas-style casinos in South Florida, according to CBS4 news partner the Miami Herald.

CBS Miami–02/19/2014

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Politician Ditches GOP For Democrats

Standing in front of Miami-Dade elections headquarters, Ana Rivas Logan tore her voter registration card to pieces. “This is my old Republican registration card and it’s gone,” she said while laughing.

CBS Miami–02/10/2014

Former Florida Gov. Charlie Crist stands at the podium during a walkthrough during day two of the Democratic National Convention at Time Warner Cable Arena on September 5, 2012 in Charlotte, North Carolina.  (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Crist Wages Populist Campaign For Fla. Governor

Former GOP Gov. Charlie Crist appears to be mounting a campaign showing his hard left turn.

02/08/2014

WASHINGTON, DC - JUNE 01: Former Florida Governor Jeb Bush testifies before the House Budget Committee in the Cannon House Office Building on Capitol Hill June 1, 2012 in Washington, DC. The committee members engaged in a wide-ranging debate about tax and spending policy during the hearing titiled, 'Removing The Barriers To Free Enterprise And Economic Growth.' (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Jeb Bush Endorses Republican Candidate In District 13 Special Election

A day after the first debate in the special election for District 13′s Congressional seat, Republican candidate David Jolly is calling on a Republican with a familiar name to further boost his campaign.

CBS Miami–02/04/2014

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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

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