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2014 Legislative Session came to an end just before 11 PM May 2nd. (Source: Tom Urban, NSF)

Lawmakers Approve Budget And Adjourn Session

Lawmakers passed an election-year budget of $77.1 billion — the largest state spending plan in history — before closing out the 2014 legislative session and heading home to campaign.

05/03/2014

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Law Licenses Bill Passes Florida Senate

The Florida Supreme Court will be allowed to grant law licenses to non-citizens under a bill that just passed the Senate and is headed to Gov. Rick Scott.

05/02/2014

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Fla. House Passes Sweeping Child Welfare Bill

Florida’s child welfare system may be getting a major overhaul thanks to a bill passed Friday.

05/02/2014

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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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