Florida Lawmakers

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No Clear Roadmap Yet On Senate Districts

After reaching an agreement this week with voting-rights groups, Florida lawmakers face the chore of going into special session in October to redraw Senate districts.


Florida Black Bear.  (Source: http://myfwc.com/education/educators/black-bear-education/)

Bear, Gator Feeding Bill Won’t Go To Dogs

Florida lawmakers are taking aim at people caught repeatedly feeding bears and alligators, as the state prepares to allow its first black bear hunt in two decades.


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Lawmakers Eye Major Changes In Mental Health Services

The House and the Senate are proposing major overhauls in mental health services.


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Florida Senate Democrats Push Anti-Discrimination Bills

Democratic lawmakers in the Florida Senate are demanding new anti-discrimination laws meant to protect gays, pregnant women and former felons.


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Lawmakers Want More Giant Snakes Banned

Florida lawmakers along with other House members are pushing the Obama administration to add five types of giant snakes to an existing federal python ban.


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Some Medicaid Changes Approved

Florida lawmakers approved a bill Friday that would, over time, change the system of billing counties for Medicaid.


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Miami Dolphins, Miami Beach Express Interest For Casinos

A few more casinos may be popping up across South Florida, specifically near the Miami Dolphins Stadium and the Miami Beach Convention Center, should Florida lawmakers approve a landmark expansion of gambling.