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House Looks To Revamp Hospital Labor Deals

Under a proposal approved Thursday by a House committee as part of an all-inclusive health-care bill, the Miami-Dade County Commission could lose power to approve labor contracts with employees at Jackson Memorial Hospital.


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Republican Files To Run For South Florida House Seat

The race for the District 100 seat just got a little more crowded. Rep. Joe Gibbons, D-Hallandale Beach, currently holds the seat but he’ll be out next year due to term limits.


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Panel Passes Pill Mill Bill Without Key Proposal

A modified bill designed to crack down on pill mills and ‘doctor shopping’ in the state passed a House panel on Tuesday with an important key proposal left off.


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Florida House Passes Ban On Internet Cafe Games

By an overwhelming vote, the Florida House passed a measure Thursday which would ban so called ‘internet café games’.



Charter Schools, Vouchers Get Big Legislature Support

The Florida House and Senate approved a number of bills Monday to expand virtual schools and voucher programs, potentially siphoning more students away from traditional public schools.