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Miami Democrats Push For Gun Control Legislation

Set against the back drop of the Newtown, Connecticut shooting and the death of Trayvon Martin, a pair of Democrats tried to drum up support Tuesday among their colleagues for gun-control legislation which has stalled during this legislative session.



New Bills Proposed To Cut Down On Stray Population

Pets’ Trust Miami proposed a new bill in efforts to reduce the large number of stray cats and dogs in Miami-Dade County and decrease unwanted animals being put down each year.

CBS Miami–03/18/2013

Larcenia Bullard (Source: CBS4)

Family, Friends Mourns Loss Of Fmr. State Senator Larcenia Bullard

Former state Senator Larcenia Bullard has died the age of 65. Sen. Bullard, a Miami Democrat who was replaced in the Senate last fall by her son, Dwight, had health problems in recent years.


Sybrina Fulton (Source: JIM WATSON/AFP/Getty Images)

Trayvon Martin’s Wants Repeal Of “Stand Your Ground” Law

The mother of Trayvon Martin joined Democratic lawmakers at the Florida Capitol on Wednesday to call on lawmakers to support the repeal of the so-called “Stand Your Ground” law.


Sybrina Fulton (Source: JIM WATSON/AFP/Getty Images)

Trayvon Martin’s Mother To Push For “Stand Your Ground” Repeal

The mother of Trayvon Martin will be at Florida’s Capitol this week to support legislation that would repeal the state’s “stand your ground” self defense law.


(Source: AP/Brian Bohannon)

Miami-Dade Prepping For Dismal FCAT Scores

Just 24 hours after the state of Florida decided to lower standards to allow more students to pass the written part of the FCAT; the Miami-Dade School Board is debating whether the FCAT is setting expectations correctly or is too hard.


Florida Legislature. (Source: AP)

Fla. House Holds Silent Observance For Trayvon Martin

Members of the Florida House, meeting in a special session in Tallahassee to work on redistricting, observed a minute of silence on Tuesday for Trayvon Martin.



Charter School Bill Passes House Without Construction Funds

The Florida House has approved a controversial Charter School bill after stripping a provision that would have raided the building funds of school districts to help par for charter school expansion, a move superintendents called a potential disaster.



Bullies To Be Punished Harshly Under Proposed Law

Bullies are expanding their reach as more and more of them turn to popular social networking sites or trade insults over text messaging as a way to threaten their victims.