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Legal Maneuvers Continue In Florida Redistricting

As a Leon County judge finalized the dates for a hearing on a third draft of Florida’s congressional districts, a key lawmaker Monday refused to rule out the possibility of continuing the legal fight over the map, this time in federal court.


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Sides Agree On September Court Date In Redistricting Fight

The Florida Legislature and a coalition have agreed to a schedule for a Leon County judge to determine whether lawmakers’ second attempt to draw a map complies with the state Constitution.


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Millionaires Make Up Nearly One-Third Of Legislature

Newly filed disclosure reports show nearly a third of state lawmakers are millionaires.


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100+ New Laws Go Into Effect July 1st

Beginning Wednesday, 130 new laws produced by the Legislature, and signed by Governor Rick Scott, will go into effect.


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Florida Legislature To Vote On Budget, End Special Session

Florida legislators are set to vote on a new state budget on Friday, finally ending their special session.


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Budget Stalemate Finally Ends For Florida Legislature

The stalemate over Florida’s budget is coming to an end.


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Millions Poured Into Last Minute State Budget Deal

ouse and Senate budget negotiators struck a deal on a state spending plan Monday night moments before the stroke of midnight, pouring $301 million into projects at the last minute and closing out one of the more-raucous legislative debates in recent years.


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Senate Prez Says Budget Vote Could Happen Friday

With negotiations still ongoing, Senate President Andy Gardiner said Monday he expects lawmakers will be able to vote Friday on a budget and end a special legislative session


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Florida House Votes To Keep Low Health Insurance Premiums

A bill passed by the Florida House means thousands of state workers will continue to pay low health insurance premiums.


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Back To School Sales Tax Holiday May Be Longer This Year

The state’s annual back to school sales tax holiday could be 10 days longer this year.