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Controversial Abortion Restriction Bill Moving Forward

Florida lawmakers are moving forward with a controversial proposal that would place additional restrictions on abortions, largely barring the procedures if doctors determine that fetuses have reached viability.

04/08/2014

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Bill Takes On Unlicensed Health Clinics

There is one simple way for a Florida medical clinic to avoid being licensed and undergoing an annual inspection: Don’t accept insurance.

04/06/2014

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Fla. Pension Bill Advances In Legislature

A bill advancing in the Florida Legislature would no longer allow state government elected officials and top employees to be eligible for the state’s traditional pension plan.

04/04/2014

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Florida Senate Unanimously Passes Parasailing Regulations

After drawing attention for several parasailing accidents, the Florida Senate took a step forward Thursday by approving a bill that will place government regulations on the industry.

CBS Miami–04/04/2014

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Senate Passes Child Pornography Measure

Florida’s Senate has unanimously passed a measure which redefines child pornography under state law.

04/03/2014

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State Senate Approves “Warning Shot” Bill

By a vote of 32-7, the state Senate passed the so-called ‘warning shot’ bill. Sponsored by Sen. Greg Evers, a Republican from Pensacola, the bill has garnered attention due to the Marissa Alexander case in Jacksonville.

04/03/2014

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House Approves Sales Tax Holidays Bill

Under a bill approved by the Florida House, Floridians would get four sales holidays this year.

04/03/2014

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House & Senate Set To Vote On State Budgets

The Florida House and Senate are prepared to vote Thursday on each chamber’s preferred version of the 2015 state budget.

CBS Miami–04/03/2014

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House Passes All-Star Tax Exemption Bill

With no debate, the House on Wednesday unanimously approved a proposal (HB 231) that would offer a sales-tax exemption for admissions to Major League Soccer all-star games that would be held in Florida.

04/02/2014

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House Approves Bill To Allow Guns In Schools

In an effort to improve safety in schools, a House committee has approved a bill which would allow trained officials to carry firearms in schools.

04/02/2014

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