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Judge Blocks New Law That Delays Abortions 1 Day

A Florida judge is blocking a new state law that requires women to wait 24 hours before getting an abortion.

19 hours ago

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

Beer Growlers, Ticket Quotas, Abortion Waiting Period Among New Laws

The state’s record-setting budget goes into effect on Wednesday, along with 130 other new laws that were produced by the Legislature this year in the regular and special sessions and signed by Gov. Rick Scott.

06/26/2015

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Ruling Keeps Coverage For Floridians, But Doesn’t End Debate

The U.S. Supreme Court upheld a crucial interpretation of the Affordable Care Act on Thursday, preserving health insurance for more than 1 million Floridians but providing no larger solutions to the national or statewide divisions on the law.

06/25/2015

Carole and Mike Driscoll said they are grateful the Supreme Court decided to back Obamacare. (Source: CBS4)

Local Family Grateful SCOTUS Backs Obamacare

One South Florida family is breathing a sigh of relief after the Supreme Court’s decision to back Obamacare.

06/25/2015

MIAMI, FL - JANUARY 14:  Florida Governor Rick Scott as he introduces Carlos Lopez-Cantera as his new lieutenant governor on January 14, 2014 in Miami, Florida. Scott took 10-months to replace Jennifer Carroll, who resigned last March. Lopez-Cantera will be the states first Hispanic lieutenant governor.  (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Gov. Scott Heads To Connecticut On Jobs-Seeking Trip

Gov. Rick Scott is on his way to Connecticut on a two-day trip as part of his ongoing effort to lure businesses to relocate to Florida.

06/25/2015

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Judge Considers Challenge To Abortion Waiting Period

A Leon County circuit judge is considering a challenge to a law that would require women to wait 24 hours before having an abortion. All this just days before the law is set to take effect.

06/24/2015

Florida Black Bear.  (Source: http://myfwc.com/education/educators/black-bear-education/)

Wildlife Commissioners Approve Bear Hunting

Wildlife officials took a final vote Wednesday and approved a new bear hunting season in Florida–just a few years after it was removed from the state’s threatened species list.

06/24/2015

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Amendment 1 Backers Sue Lawmakers Over Funding

Supporters of Amendment 1 filed a lawsuit Monday claiming state lawmakers in a newly approved budget misappropriated more than $300 million of the money voters wanted for environmental land management and acquisition.

06/22/2015

Florida Governor Rick Scott attends a road expansion event at the Casa Maiz restaurant where he fieldeds 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)

Gov. Scott To Visit South Florida For Tax Cut Tour

Gov. Rick Scott is making a stop in South Florida on Monday as part of his tax cut tour.

06/21/2015

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Florida’s Battle Over Health Care Likely To Return In 2016

The budget battle between Republicans in the Florida Legislature will likely continue in 2016, despite a temporary truce.

06/20/2015

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