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A bill that would revamp funding for local pensions for police officers and firefighters is headed to Florida Governor Rick Scott.
After a sometimes-tense hearing, the Senate Fiscal Policy Committee on Thursday unanimously approved a bill aimed at shoring up local pension plans for police officers and firefighters.
After public outrage, changes are coming to the North Miami Beach Police Department.
Deliberations began Monday in the trial of Hialeah’s former mayor and his wife on charges of failing to report about $2 million in income to the Internal Revenue Service and lying about it to investigators.
Nobody in the Capitol, it seems, wants minors to buy electronic cigarettes. But an effort to ban sales of the trendy nicotine-delivery tubes to people under 18 has run into controversy in the state House.
Local governments want back some control over short-term vacation rentals, contending that a nearly 3-year-old state law has allowed little-regulated mini-hotels to grow amid residential communities.
A measure to repeal the state’s red-light traffic camera law will be pushed forward by lawmakers using a study from the Legislature’s non-partisan policy office to support the effort.
The Federal Bureau of Investigation arrested the mayors of Miami Lakes and Sweetwater Tuesday on bribery charges.
Days after a report concluded red light cameras decreased crashes at most intersections where they are installed, a South Florida lawmaker filed legislation to repeal the law allowing their use.