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House, Senate Still At Odds Over Budget Negotiations

House and Senate leaders continued to swap offers on the broad outlines of a budget Friday, but remained far apart on more than just the numbers, with divisions remaining on the conditions for negotiations and the mechanics of how to bridge the differences.

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A growler of beer is poured at Wynwood Brewing Company on April 25, 2014 in Miami, Florida. Earlier this week Floridas Senate Rules Committee voted 9-4 for a bill that would heavily restrict the states craft breweries such as the Wynwood Brewing Company and is supported by the Florida Beer Wholesalers Association, which has controlled beer distribution in the state for decades.  (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

‘Growlers’ Going To The Governor

Half-gallon “growlers” are closer to going under brewery taps across Florida.

04/24/2015

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Florida Legislature Adds Protections For Pregnant Women

Florida is making it clear that anti-discrimination laws extend to mothers-to-be.

04/24/2015

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Florida Could Isolate People Suspected Of Being Infected

Isolation could be an option for people suspected of being infected with severe diseases if Florida’s top health officials expand their power.

04/23/2015

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Special Session Seems Imminent As Medicaid Fight Continues

Florida House leaders met behind closed doors Tuesday while Senate leaders held a special hearing in an attempt to agree on Medicaid and finalize a budget as the need for a special session seemed imminent.

04/21/2015

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Adoption ‘Conscience Protection’ Tabled In Senate

After nearly two hours of debate, a Senate committee Monday voted to table a controversial House bill that would allow private adoption agencies to refuse to place children with same-sex couples.

04/20/2015

Florida Governor Rick Scott attends a road expansion event at the Casa Maiz restaurant as he fields questions from reporters about climate change on March 9, 2015 in Hialeah, Florida. Recent reports indicate that the Florida governor allegedly issued orders for certain state agencies to not to use the term 'climate change' or 'global warming' in any official communications, emails, or reports. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Florida Agrees To End Lawsuit Over State Worker Drug Tests

The legal battle over the drug testing of state workers has come to end.

04/20/2015

Facing South Florida: One-on-One with Lt. Gov. Carlos Lopez-Cantera

Jim and Lt. Gov. Carlos Lopez-Cantera will cover a variety of topics, including Medicaid expansion and the governor’s decision to sue the federal government. The two will also discuss the announcement this week by Sen. Marco Rubio that he is running for President, and whether Lopez=Cantera is thinking about his own possible Senate run.

CBS4–04/20/2015

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Despite Job Gains, State Unemployment Rate Edged Up In March

Florida’s jobless rate went up slightly in March.

04/17/2015

Florida Governor Rick Scott attends a road expansion event at the Casa Maiz restaurant as he fields questions from reporters about climate change on March 9, 2015 in Hialeah, Florida. Recent reports indicate that the Florida governor allegedly issued orders for certain state agencies to not to use the term 'climate change' or 'global warming' in any official communications, emails, or reports. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Scott To File Suit Against Feds Over Health Funding

Follow CBSMIAMI.COM: Facebook | Twitter TALLAHASSEE (NSF) – In a new sign of escalating tensions between state and federal officials, Gov. Rick Scott announced Thursday he will sue the federal government to try to resolve a standoff over […]

04/16/2015

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