Florida Politics

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Real Estate Agents Could Get Added Protections

A House Republican on Tuesday filed a proposal that would increase criminal penalties for people who commit assault, battery or sexual battery on real-estate agents.

08/11/2015

(Source: CBS)

League Of Women Voters Targets Campus Gun Bills

The League of Women Voters of Florida are starting a coalition to fight bills allowing people to carry concealed weapons while on a college or university campus.

08/11/2015

PELLA, IA - JUNE 17: Republican presidential candidate, former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush speaks to a crowd of supporters June 17, 2014 in Pella, Iowa. Bush spoke about his record as well as his notable family, and answered questions from the audience. (Photo by Steve Pope/Getty Images)

Bush: Clinton Shares Mistakes Leading To Islamic State Rise

Republican presidential hopeful Jeb Bush is set to criticize Hillary Rodham Clinton saying her tenure as secretary of state led to the rise of the Islamic State.

08/11/2015

Florida Capitol Complex (Source: dms.myflorida.com)

Lawmakers Return To Capitol To Try Again On Congressional Districts

Lawmakers returned to the Capitol Monday to once again draw a map for each of Florida’s 27 congressional seats.

08/10/2015

George P. Bush, speaks to the crowd that has come to hear Former Republican Governor of Florida Jeb Bush announces his candidacy for the 2016 Presidential elections at Miami-Dade College  Kendall Campus in Miami on June 15, 2015.  AFP PHOTO/ANDREW PATRON        (Photo credit should read Andrew PATRON/AFP/Getty Images)

Can George P. Make Jeb The 3rd Bush To Win The White House?

George P. Bush is talking up his dad Jeb — but he knows he’ll have to endure some gentle ribbing about his grandfather and uncle first.

08/08/2015

Florida Governor Rick Scott speaks to the media during a visit to SeaLand shipping lines new Intra-Americas headquarters on January 23, 2015 in Miramar, Florida. Scott announced that Florida businesses added 11,500 private-sector jobs in December 2014 and since December 2010, Florida has added 728,500 private-sector jobs. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Florida To Pay $700,000 To End Public Records Dispute

A dispute alleging Gov. Rick Scott and his staff subverted public-records laws will cost the state $700,000, according to an agreement released Friday by the governor’s office.

08/07/2015

Florida Capitol Complex (Source: dms.myflorida.com)

Bill Would Restrict Trying On ‘Intimate Apparel’

A Senate Democrat is renewing an attempt to place restrictions on people who try on underwear and swimsuit bottoms in retail stores.

08/07/2015

(Source: AP)

Florida Rep. Opposes Redrawn Congressional Districts

A Florida Representative is trying to stop state lawmakers from redrawing her congressional district saying it would deny political representation for African-Americans.

08/06/2015

Florida Legislature (Source: David Sutta/CBS4)

Firms Top $250k Lobbying Legislature

Two lobbying firms reported earning at least $250,000 while lobbying the Legislature from April 1st to June 30th, according to a state website.

08/06/2015

Donald Trump attends a press conference to announce the PGA Grand Slam of Golf site at Trump National Golf Club Los Angeles March 10, 2015 in Palos Verdes Estates, California. (Source: Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)

Heavily Hispanic Florida City Rejects Anti-Trump Resolution

A resolution meant to condemn Republican presidential hopeful Donald Trump over his remarks about Mexican immigrants failed to win approval of the city council in Doral Wednesday evening.

08/05/2015

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