Veterans' Agency Hopes To Avoid Budget CutsThe executive director for Florida Department of Veterans' Affairs hopes to avoid budget cuts or face closing nursing home.
$50 Million Sought To Tackle Opioid EpidemicSkyrocketing numbers of overdoses. Burned-out first responders. Families torn apart.
Hurricane Costs Take Toll On State BudgetHurricane recovery efforts have already cost the state budget more than $141 million and are likely to increase.
Senate Committees Poised To Look At Storm-Related Issues In Aftermath Of IrmaSeveral Senate committees will begin looking at storm-related issues in the aftermath of Hurricane Irma.
Democrats Call For ‘Assault’ Weapon BanTwo Orlando lawmakers are calling for a ban on “assault-style” weapons in Florida.
House Select Committee To Look At Hurricane ReadinessA newly created House committee will look at ways of better preparing Florida to face major storms like Hurricane Irma.
Hurricane Irma No Boon To State BudgetHurricane Irma could extend its destructive reach to the next state budget.
Workers' Comp Rates Could Decrease In 2018Florida businesses could see workers' compensation insurance premiums decrease in 2018.
Pari-Mutuels Targeted Over Controversial GamesGambling regulators have filed complaints alleging pari-mutuel cardrooms failed to comply with requirements for “designated player games.”
State Senator Files Bill To Eliminate Florida’s Confederate HolidaysBroward County State Sen. Lauren Book filed a bill Friday to eliminate Florida’s confederate holidays. 
Feds Sign Off On Medicaid Managed Care, ‘LIP’ MoneyThe feds approved an extension of a statewide Medicaid managed care program and finalized $1.5 billion pot of funding to help charity care.
Another Campaign Death Threat In Senate District 40 Special ElectionFor the second time in the last month, a campaign death threat in the Senate District 40 special election.

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