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Fla. Legislature Sends Abortion Bill To Governor

An abortion bill is headed to the Governor’s office.

04/25/2014

Democrat & Republican Logo

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

(Source: CBS4)

Fla. House Ready To Move Ahead On Destination Resort Casinos In S. Fla.

Republican leadership in the Florida House signaled Tuesday it’s ready to pass legislation that would allow Las Vegas-style casinos in Miami-Dade and Broward Counties, according to CBS4 news partner the Miami Herald.

CBS Miami–02/04/2014

(Source: WillWeatherford.com)

Fla. Speaker Invokes Detroit To Ask For Further Pension Reform

Florida Speaker of the House Will Weatherford, along with other legislators, want to continue to change the state’s pension program. Speaker Weatherford on Tuesday went as far as asking voters to support the change to help Florida avoid bankruptcy.

CBS Miami–08/07/2013

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

What Now For Dolphins And Sun Life?

The Miami Dolphins’ plans to renovate Sun Life Stadium died in the Florida House Friday. The defeat could end up costing South Florida millions of dollars in revenue from future Super Bowl’s and left fans in the area asking, what now?

CBS Miami–05/04/2013

Florida Legislature (Source: David Sutta/CBS4)

Sun Life Stadium Bill Dies In Legislature

The future of Sun Life Stadium, and possibly future Super Bowls in South Florida, is up in the air Friday afternoon after the Florida House of Representatives failed to take up a bill dealing with the renovation of Sun Life Stadium.

CBS Miami–05/03/2013

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

One Day Left To Pass Sun Life Stadium Bill

The Florida House of Representatives adjourned for the day Thursday around 5:45 p.m. without taking up the Sun Life Stadium renovation bill. But, some late maneuvering in the Senate Thursday helped get the stadium bill closer to a vote in the House.

CBS Miami–05/02/2013

Florida Legislature. (Source: AP)

House Business Expected To Increase Thursday

All eyes will again be on the Florida House of Representatives Thursday as the legislative session enters its final 48 hours. But, unlike the last two days, business should move through the House quickly.

CBS Miami–05/02/2013

Florida Legislature. (Source: AP)

Fla. House Business Moving At Snail’s Pace

The Florida House of Representatives started work Wednesday the exact same way they ended work on Tuesday, with a robotic computer program reading every word of every bill at the request of House Democrats.

CBS4–05/01/2013

Medical Costs

Florida House Advances Small State-Funded Health Plan

The Florida House of Representatives’ appropriations committee has pushed ahead with a smaller state-funded health insurance plan for Florida’s needy rather than embrace a fully federally-funded Medicaid expansion.

CBS Miami–04/19/2013

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