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Gambling machine at an internet cafe.  (CBS4)

Internet Cafe Ban Approved By Final Committee

Legislation that would shutter Internet cafes and possibly senior arcades passed the Senate Rules Committee unanimously Tuesday, and the sponsor said he would push for a vote by the full Senate as soon as Thursday.


Gambling machine at an internet cafe.  (CBS4)

House Moves To Ban Internet Cafes

In the wake of a scandal which prompted the resignation ofthe state’s lieutenant governor, the House is moving full steam ahead on a measure which would ban internet cafes and adult arcades.


Gov. Rick Scott (Source: CBS4)

Gov. Scott, GOP Leaders To Address Healthcare Reforms In 2013

The new year will bring challenges to Gov. Rick Scott and Republican legislative leaders as they as they try to figure out how to move forward with a long-awaited overhaul of the Medicaid system and how to carry out the federal Affordable Care Act.


Florida Legislature. (Source: AP)

Fla. House Readies Abortion Bill For Vote

The Florida House could vote Thursday to approve a wide-ranging bill that includes a 24-hour waiting period for women seeking abortions.