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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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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.

04/24/2015

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