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Florida Senate Approves “Charlotte’s Web” Medical Marijuana Bill

Gov. Rick Scott is expected to sign a bill that would legalize the use of low-THC marijuana to treat epilepsy and cancer patients.

CBS Miami–05/02/2014

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Fla. Legislature Votes To Move 2016 Session Date

The 2016 Florida Legislative session may start a bit earlier thanks to a bill passed Thursday.

05/02/2014

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Florida In-State Tuition Bill Headed To Governor

The Florida House has approved a bill allowing students who are living in the country illegally to qualify for in-state college tuition.

05/02/2014

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House, Scott Back Medical Marijuana Bill

Gov. Rick Scott said he will sign a medical marijuana bill poised to pass the Florida Senate, after the measure received overwhelming support Thursday from the House as children whose lives hang in the balance looked on.

05/01/2014

(Source: AP)

School Voucher Program Struggles In Senate

The idea to expand the main private school voucher program continues to struggle in the Florida Senate.

05/01/2014

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FL House Passes Medical Marijuana Bill

The Florida house as approved bill that would allow for a strain of low-THC marijuana to be legal in the state.

05/01/2014

(Source: CBS4)

House Gives Green Light To Higher Speed Limits

After a sometimes-emotional debate, a divided Florida House on Wednesday gave final approval to a proposal that could lead to 75 mph speed limits on some highways.

04/30/2014

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Fla. Bill Hiring Lawyers For Foster Youths Passes

The Florida Senate passed a bill Friday which would provide attorneys to foster children with special needs.

04/30/2014

Citizens-Wide

House Rejects Shifting Citizens Policies To Out Of State Insurers

The Florida Office of Insurance Regulation approved another 10,000 residential policies to be shifted from Citizens Property Insurance Corp. to a private carrier.

04/30/2014

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Lawmakers Face Long Friday After Budget Release

Lawmakers may face a late night Friday after a budget compromise was emailed Tuesday evening.

04/30/2014

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