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Florida Legislature. (Source: AP)

Workers’ Comp Bill Headed To Gov. Scott

A bill that aims at lowering workers’ compensation insurance costs is now on its way to Gov. Rick Scott’s desk for signing.

05/01/2013

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Legislature Set To Allow Major Campaign Finance Changes

The Florida House of Representatives is poised to pass a major measure that would allow for an increase in contribution limits for campaigns.

CBS Miami–03/22/2013

WASHINGTON, DC - DECEMBER 21: National Rifle Association Executive Vice President Wayne LaPierre calls on Congress to pass a law putting armed police officers in every school in America during a news conference at the Willard Hotel December 21, 2012 in Washington, DC.  (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)

NRA Blames Everything But Guns For Elementary School Massacre

A little more than an hour after a moment of silence was marked across the nation to remember the 26 lives lost in the Newtown school shootings, the National Rifle Association finally broke its silence on the issue.

CBS Miami–12/21/2012

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Legislation Seeks To Make Miami-Dade County Intersections Safer

Keeping South Florida drivers safe at busy intersections, without the use of controversial red-light cameras, is on the agenda for Miami-Dade County Commissioners Tuesday.

CBS4–02/07/2012

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Legislation Seeks To Make Miami-Dade County Intersections Safer

Keeping South Florida drivers safe at busy intersections, without the use of controversial red-light cameras, will be on the agenda for Miami-Dade County Commissioners on Tuesday.

CBS4–02/06/2012

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New Groups To Benefit From Homestead Exemptions

Senior citizens and surviving spouses of military and emergency personnel would become that latest groups to benefit from additional homestead exemptions under a pair of House resolutions that passed the House Finance and Tax Committee on Tuesday.

CBS4–01/17/2012

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Seminole Tribe Will Fight Gaming Legislation

The Seminole Tribe of Florida confirmed Thursday what those following the gaming debate already knew – it will fight efforts to expand non-tribal gaming outside of South Florida.

CBS4–11/10/2011

Kathryn Mohammad spoke with CBS4's Joan Murray about her efforts for change to day care centers. (Source: CBS4)

Fmr. Day Care Owner Advocates For Change After Death

It’s been a year since two-year-old Haile Brockington was left to die a daycare van. Now, the owner of that facility is opening up and talking about the tragic death.

CBS4–08/05/2011

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FL Surgeon General Temporarily Halts Portion Of “Pill Mill” Law

Florida’s surgeon general has temporarily suspended part of the state’s new “pill mill” legislation.

CBS4–07/06/2011

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Bullies To Be Punished Harshly Under Proposed Law

Bullies are expanding their reach as more and more of them turn to popular social networking sites or trade insults over text messaging as a way to threaten their victims.

CBS4–02/28/2011

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