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Voucher Program Expansion Measure Pulled

It does not look as if State legislators will expand a Florida program that helps low income children attend private schools this year.

03/20/2014

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Obama Set To Sign Law Reversing Flood Insurance Hikes

Homeowners in flood-prone neighborhoods across the country will see relief from big insurance increases when President Barack Obama signs a bipartisan bill Friday.

CBS Miami–03/14/2014

Car Seats

Six-Year Olds May Have To Strap Up In Car Seats

If you are a parent of a first grader, you should start preparing a speech on why they have to sit in a car seat.

CBS Miami–03/06/2014

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Legislation Could Limit Growth Of Vacation Rentals

Local governments want back some control over short-term vacation rentals, contending that a nearly 3-year-old state law has allowed little-regulated mini-hotels to grow amid residential communities.

02/17/2014

(Source: Anthony Gonzalez) A photo of Aaron Cohen who died in a hit and run accident on the Rickenbacker Causeway.

Widow Of A Hit & Run Victim Pushes For New Legislation

As her son clutches a photo of his dad, Patty Cohen remembers her husband Aaron Cohen.

02/09/2014

(Source: CBS4) Utility Main

Bill Would Require Drivers To Move Over For Utility Workers

A bill filed for the 2014 Florida legislative session would force drivers to slow down or move over a lane when approaching a utility truck on the side of a road, according to the News Service of Florida.

CBS Miami–12/31/2013

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M-D Commission Approves Soccer Stadium Legislation

The Miami-Dade County Commission approved legislation Tuesday that allows Mayor Carlos Gimenez to identify possible stadium locations and begin negotiations with private developers of a stadium.

CBS Miami–12/17/2013

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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