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House Tells High Court Adjourning Early Was Legal

In response to a lawsuit filed by state Senate Democrats, the leadership of the Florida House has told the state’s highest court that it had the power to adjourn three days before the schedule end of the session.

05/01/2015

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State Agencies Will Have To Fly American Flags Made In USA

Florida’s state agencies, cities, towns and villages will soon have to go “American.” Under a bill headed to Governor Rick Scott for signing, all Florida city, county and state government agencies must fly American flags that were made in the U.S.A.

04/29/2015

A closeup view of marijuana on a scale as photographed on August 30, 2014 in Bethpage, New York.  (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Medical Marijuana Supporters Vow Return To 2016 Ballots

The supporters of a broader medical marijuana law in the state of Florida are promising to return to the ballot next year after apparently failing in the Legislature.

04/28/2015

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At Budget Impasse, House Adjourns Early

Having reached a budget impasse with their Senate counterparts, the state’s House has adjourned three days early.

04/28/2015

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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.

04/28/2015

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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.

04/27/2015

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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.

04/27/2015

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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.

04/27/2015

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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.

04/24/2015

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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.

04/24/2015

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