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Special Session Seems Imminent As Medicaid Fight Continues

Florida House leaders met behind closed doors Tuesday while Senate leaders held a special hearing in an attempt to agree on Medicaid and finalize a budget as the need for a special session seemed imminent.

04/21/2015

Florida Legislature (Source: David Sutta/CBS4)

Abortion Waiting Period Bill Heads For Senate Vote

After approving a limited exemption for victims of rape, incest, domestic violence or human trafficking, a Senate committee Monday supported a bill that would require women to wait 24 hours before receiving abortions.

04/21/2015

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House To Take Up Controversial Abortion Waiting Period Bill

The House is set to take up a controversial bill on Tuesday that would make women wait 24 hours before getting an abortion.

04/18/2015

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Paying For Sex In Florida Could Become More Costly

The Florida House passed a bill that would make people who solicit prostitutes pay up even more.

04/16/2015

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House To Consider Online Voter Registration

The House is expected to take up a bill Wednesday that would lead to online voter registration in Florida.

04/14/2015

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Senator Takes Aim At Red Light Cameras

Senate Transportation Chairman Jeff Brandes, a longtime critic of red-light cameras, is expected to propose tightening requirements on local governments that use the traffic devices.

04/13/2015

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Florida Legislature: Obama Wrong To Change Cuba Policy

The Florida House voted Wednesday to send President Obama a message that it is against his decision to renew diplomatic relations with Cuba.

04/08/2015

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Florida Gov. Scott Health Official Appointment In Limbo

The appointment of a Florida health official in Governor Rick Scott’s administration is in limbo.

04/07/2015

Florida Governor Rick Scott attends a road expansion event at the Casa Maiz restaurant as he fields questions from reporters about climate change on March 9, 2015 in Hialeah, Florida. Recent reports indicate that the Florida governor allegedly issued orders for certain state agencies to not to use the term 'climate change' or 'global warming' in any official communications, emails, or reports. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Gov. Scott Flip-Flops, Now Opposes Medicaid Expansion

In a flip flop from Rick Scott, the governor now says he is opposed to the state expanding Medicaid.

04/06/2015

Florida Capitol Complex (Source: dms.myflorida.com)

Slow Going In Legislative Session

Just past the the midway point in the legislative session, Florida lawmakers have done little more than set a presidential primary date.

04/03/2015

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