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Senate Scuttles ‘Conscience Protection’ Bill

A controversial bill that would allow private adoption agencies to refuse to place children with same-sex couples appears ready to die Friday with the end of the regular legislative session.


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 Says He Will Work On New Budget For State

Gov. Rick Scott has promised to help work on a new state budget.


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Florida Legislature Passes Bill To Make Revenge Porn Illegal

A bill headed to the governor’s desk would make it illegal for people to post sexually explicit photos or videos of exes on websites without their permission.


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Medical Marijuana Supporters Vow Return To 2016 Ballots

The supporters of a broader medical marijuana law in the state of Florida are promising to return to the ballot next year after apparently failing in the Legislature.


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House GOP Bill Blocks New Air Flights, Cruise Ships To Cuba

House Republicans unveiled legislation to sharply curb the Obama administration’s recent moves to ease restrictions on travel to Cuba.



Lawmakers Look To Curb Bear, Gator Feeding

As the state tries to reduce dangerous interactions between bears and humans, lawmakers have given final approval to a bill that would change the penalties for feeding wildlife.


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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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Florida Could Soon Limit Access To Police Camera Videos

The State of Florida may soon place limits on who is allowed to access video taken by body cameras worn by law enforcement officers.


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‘Telehealth’ Bills Could Be In Trouble

Efforts to bolster the use of “telehealth” in Florida could be in jeopardy, as bills remain stuck in House and Senate committees.


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Florida Legislature Passes Bill To Outlaw Ticket Quotas

The Florida Legislature passed a bill Wednesday to outlaw traffic ticket quotas for law enforcement agencies.