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Gun Bill Could Rekindle School Safety Debate

After the issue drew heavy debate during the 2014 legislative session, a House Republican is bringing back a proposal that could lead to some public-school employees or volunteers carrying guns on campus.

11/24/2014

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Gardiner, Crisafulli Tout Parenting Program

On their first day on the job, House Speaker Steve Crisafulli and Senate President Andy Gardiner highlighted a parenting program they’re pushing for.

11/19/2014

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Lawmakers Approve Budget Report With Small Surplus

A legislative committee approved a report that projects a surplus in the budget year that starts in July.

09/10/2014

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Report Projects $336 Million Surplus In ’15-’16

State Lawmakers will have a $336 million surplus in the budget year which starts next July, a new draft state report issued Wednesday.

09/04/2014

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Child Death Review Panel Sets Ambitious Agenda

The state panel charged with reviewing child deaths set an ambitious agenda Thursday against a tight deadline in hopes of reducing as many child deaths as possible.

08/28/2014

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Florida Judge Approves New Map, Allows Elections To Go Forward

A Leon County judge upheld a second draft of the state’s congressional districts in a decision issued Friday, but shelved the new map until after the November elections.

08/22/2014

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Gov. Scott Approves New Congressional Map

Florida Governor Rick Scott approved new maps that will change several congressional districts in the state but the maps now face opposition.

08/13/2014

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Senate Approves Revised District Map, House Vote Expected

Florida’s Senate approved a map revising the congressional districts around the state.

08/11/2014

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Scott & Crist Make Stops In South Florida

Florida Governor Rick Scott and his presumed opponent former Governor Charlie Crist both made stops in South Florida on Tuesday.

08/05/2014

Redistricting Map 2012 (Source: CBS4)

Florida’s Political Landscape Upended With Ruling

One day after a landmark legal ruling, some people are question whether the change to Florida’s political landscape will have an impact on other states’ drawing their congressional districts.

07/11/2014

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