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Florida Gov. Scott: State Nearly Out Of Money To Lure Jobs

Gov. Rick Scott, reigniting a budget fight with the Republican-controlled Florida Legislature, says the state is nearly out of money to lure companies to Florida.

CBS Miami–08/20/2015

May 30. 2014: 51 dogs were rescued from a Hialeah home.  (Source CBS4)

Bill Sets New Rules For Euthanizing Animals At Shelters

A Miami Gardens congresswoman has filed a detailed proposal that would set guidelines for animal shelters before stray animals can be euthanized.

08/18/2015

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Senate Republican Files “Direct Primary Care” Proposal

A bill filed in the state Senate could help lead to doctors and patients entering “direct primary care agreements” that would cut out insurers.

08/18/2015

Florida Legislature (Source: David Sutta/CBS4)

New Congressional Districts Taking Fire

Members of Congress along with some Florida lawmakers blasted the first draft of a new set of Florida congressional districts.

08/11/2015

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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.

07/28/2015

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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.

07/21/2015

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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.

07/11/2015

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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.

06/30/2015

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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.

06/19/2015

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Budget Stalemate Finally Ends For Florida Legislature

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

06/16/2015

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