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News Media Wants Access To Redistricting Records

News media organizations are asking Florida’s Supreme Court to make public the documents used in Florida’s redistricting trial.

07/21/2014

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Florida Legislator Among 33 Seeking Job On PSC

The competition is on for two spots in the Public Service Commission.

06/18/2014

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Bogdanoff To Challenge Sachs For State Senate Seat

Former Republican Sen. Ellyn Bogdanoff has decided to seek a rematch against Sen. Maria Sachs, the Democrat who beat her in a bitter 2012 campaign in South Florida.

06/12/2014

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Miami-Dade Easily Brings Home Most Money In Budget

Miami-Dade County has the most money on the line among Florida’s counties as Gov. Rick Scott decides what to veto from a record election-year budget.

05/27/2014

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Appeals Court Blocks Evidence At Redistricting Trial

A Florida appeals court blocked the release of document meant to be key evidence in the state’s redistricting trial.

05/22/2014

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Florida Senate President Testifies During Redistricting Trial

Florida’s Senate president contends state legislators followed the law when drawing up new political maps.

05/21/2014

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Florida’s Film Industry May Be In Jeopardy

Florida’s film and TV industry may not have a certain future after the funding for a tax credit program was not approved and the fund is empty.

05/17/2014

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Juvenile Justice, Foster Care Issues Gain In 2014 Session

The 2014 legislative session saw major gains for juvenile justice issues in Florida while also seeking to bolster the independence of foster children.

05/12/2014

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Education Sanctions On Hold For A Year

Gov. Rick Scott signed the bill (SB 1642) overhauling the state’s A-to-F grading system on Monday along with more than 50 other bills.

05/12/2014

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Children’s Issues A Mixed Bag As Lawmakers Vow To Fight On

Children’s issues were in the spotlight during the 2014 legislative session, frequently contentious and ultimately a very mixed bag.

05/08/2014

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