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Fla. Senator Proposes Online Florida Lottery Sales, Again

en. Gwen Margolis, D-Miami, wants to make Florida Lottery tickets just a click or two away.

CBS Miami–08/20/2013

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New Bills Proposed To Cut Down On Stray Population

Pets’ Trust Miami proposed a new bill in efforts to reduce the large number of stray cats and dogs in Miami-Dade County and decrease unwanted animals being put down each year.

CBS Miami–03/18/2013

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Property Taxes For Pet Neutering Backed By Senate Committee

Measures intended to reduce the number of unwanted animals put down each year, including a bill that allows voters to support using property taxes for neutering costs, were advanced without opposition in the Senate Agriculture Committee on Monday.

CBS4–03/18/2013

Gov. Rick Scott (Source: CBS4)

Scott Calls For Expanded Early Voting, More Polling Sites

Up to 14 days of early voting should be offered during Florida’s next election, Gov. Rick Scott said Thursday. The move would be a backpeddling of sorts for Republicans.

CBS4–01/17/2013

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Senate Considers Options For Redistricting Maps

State Senators are back at work in a special session trying to come up with a way to fix their redistricting map so it meets the approval of Florida’s Supreme Court which threw out their first version.

CBS4–03/15/2012

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Florida Immigration Bill Appears Dead For 2011

A vast difference between House and Senate versions of a Florida immigration bill means it is likely the issue is dead for the 2011 legislative session, according to the Florida House sponsor of the bill.

CBS4–05/03/2011