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Florida House Targets Employees In New Bill

The Republican-led Florida House of Representatives has a message for workers hoping for higher pay and sick-time, don’t expect it in the Sunshine State. The House passed HB 655 Thursday that preempts local governments from enacting living wage laws and sick time ordinances.

CBS Miami–04/04/2013

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Fla. House Set To End Traditional State Pensions

Legislators in the Florida House are set to pass a bill to end traditional guaranteed pensions for future state and county employees along with teachers.

CBS Miami–03/22/2013

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Legislature Set To Allow Major Campaign Finance Changes

The Florida House of Representatives is poised to pass a major measure that would allow for an increase in contribution limits for campaigns.

CBS Miami–03/22/2013

Florida Legislature. (Source: AP)

Fla. Senate Approves Right To Speak Bill

A unanimous vote in the Florida Senate Tuesday would give citizens the right to be heard, and not just seen, at local government and state agency meetings.

CBS Miami–03/19/2013

Congressman Allen West (Source: AP)

In Effort To Keep Seat In Congress, Allen West Spent $18M

According to federal campaign finance records, show that Rep. Allen West spent $18 million in his failed bid against Patrick Murphy — the most expensive House race in the country.

CBS4–12/08/2012

Congressman David Rivera

Report: Rivera Facing 11 State Ethics Charges

Eleven separate ethics charges were filed by the state of Florida against Republican U.S. Representative David Rivera Wednesday morning, according to CBS4 news partner the Miami Herald.

CBS Miami–10/24/2012

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UF & FSU Given Wide Latitude To Raise Tuition

The Florida House of Representatives has approved a plan to give Florida’s two major research universities, the University of Florida and Florida State University, wide power to raise tuition.

CBS4–03/02/2012

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New Rules For Expert Testimony Considered By Legislature

The Florida House of Representatives are sick of hired guns being brought into the state for lawsuits and took aim at those outside experts in a new bill passed Friday.

CBS4–02/24/2012

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House Gives Preliminary Approval To Budget

The Florida House of Representatives has given tentative approval to the state’s more than $65 billion budget.

CBS4–02/08/2012

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Fla. House Outlines Budget Allocations

Thursday, the Florida House released their overall budget allocations for the coming year where lawmakers will have to close a nearly $2 billion shortfall.

CBS4–01/19/2012

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