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Florida Legislature On Break This Week For Holidays

The Florida Legislature is taking a break this week because of the Passover and Easter holidays.

04/14/2014

Florida Gov. Rick Scott Holds News Conference At Biomedical Product Manufacturing

Florida Senate Confirms Scott Agency Chiefs

Three state agency heads in danger of losing their jobs have been confirmed by the Florida Senate.

04/12/2014

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Senate Would Add Texting To ‘Do Not Call’ List

For those constantly nagged by unsolicited text messages, Florida’s Senate may soon have a solution

04/11/2014

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Florida House Passes Abortion Measure

A measure that would prohibit abortions after the viability of the fetus has been determined has passed the Florida House.

04/11/2014

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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

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

Senate Panel Approves “Common Sense” School Discipline Bill

With the House already giving approval last month, a Senate committee Tuesday backed a proposal (SB 1060) aimed at preventing schoolchildren from being disciplined for simulating guns while playing or for wearing clothes that depict firearms.

04/08/2014

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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

PARADISE ISLAND, BAHAMAS - MAY 24:  A couple is seen para-sailing during the first round of the Pure Silk-LPGA Bahamas Classic at the Ocean Club course on May 24, 2013 in Paradise Island, Bahamas.  (Photo by Sam Greenwood/Getty Images)

Parasailing Regulations Fly Through Senate

After drawing attention to parasailing accidents, which have not only caused injuries but deaths as well, the Florida Senate has approved a bill that would place regulations on parasailing companies.

04/03/2014

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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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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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