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State Senate Backs Online Voter Registration

The state’s Senate has overwhelmingly approved a measure which would lead to online voter registration in Florida.


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Exception To Lobbyist ‘Gift Ban’ Gets OK

The Florida Senate on Monday unanimously approved a limited exception to a law that prevents legislators from accepting gifts or other things of value from lobbyists.


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Uber Bill Parked In The House

Proposals to create new insurance requirements for app-based transportation services like Uber and Lyft appear to be idling as the legislative session nears the end.


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Alimony Revamp Debate Heads To State Senate

After the House overwhelmingly approved a plan to revamp the state’s alimony laws, the debate will go across the Capitol to the Senate.


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Florida House Calls For Changes In The State’s Prisons

Body cameras could be headed into one state prison as part of a pilot program under a bill passed by the Florida House.


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Abortion Waiting Period Bill Headed To Scott’s Desk

The state’s Senate has given final approval to a bill which would require a 24-hour waiting period for abortions. Next stop – Gov. Rick Scott’s desk.


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State Senate Approves Amusement Games Bill

A bill that makes clear amusement games can continue operating at businesses such as Dave & Busters and Chuck E. Cheese’s is headed to Gov. Rick Scott’s desk.


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State House Passes Bill To Protect Taxpayer Email Addresses

The Florida House has given final approval to a billthat would create a public-records exemption for taxpayer email addresses held by county tax collectors.


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Florida House Sends Senate Initial Budget

The state House has sent an initial budget offer to the Senate, an apparent effort to jump-start moribund efforts to reach an agreement on a spending plan for the year that begins July 1.


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People Who Pay For Sex In Florida Could Pay A Bigger Price

A bill that would make those who pay for prostitutes face increased penalties is headed to Florida Governor Rick Scott.