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Electronic cigarettes with different flavored E liquid on display at the Vapor Shark store on February 20, 2014 in Miami, Florida. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

House Tries To Keep E-Cigs Away From Kids

The Florida House has unanimously passed a bill that would ban the sales of electronic cigarettes to minors.

14 mins ago

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Vouchers Back In Play In Florida Senate

An 11th-hour amendment could revive legislation dealing with the state’s de facto voucher system, boosting the chances for one of House Speaker Will Weatherford’s priorities after it was left for dead.

24 hours ago

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Florida Legislators Ready To Begin Budget Negotiations

The state’s House and Senate are prepared to begin negotiations Monday night on a roughly $75 billion budget for the fiscal year starting July 1st.

04/21/2014

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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

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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

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