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Appeals Court Blocks Evidence At Redistricting Trial

A Florida appeals court blocked the release of document meant to be key evidence in the state’s redistricting trial.

05/22/2014

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Florida Senate President Testifies During Redistricting Trial

Florida’s Senate president contends state legislators followed the law when drawing up new political maps.

05/21/2014

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Children’s Issues A Mixed Bag As Lawmakers Vow To Fight On

Children’s issues were in the spotlight during the 2014 legislative session, frequently contentious and ultimately a very mixed bag.

05/08/2014

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Legislative Session Ends With Bipartisan Spirit

The Florida Legislature wrapped up it’s 2014 session on Friday ending with a bipartisan spirit.

05/03/2014

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Fla. Bill Hiring Lawyers For Foster Youths Passes

The Florida Senate passed a bill Friday which would provide attorneys to foster children with special needs.

04/30/2014

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Fla. House Poised To Okay Changes To State Pension

The Florida House Thursday discussed a bill which would stop elected officials and top employees in state government from enrolling in the state’s traditional pension plan.

04/24/2014

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House Passes Bill To Make Killing Fetuses A Crime

The Florida House passed a bill Friday that would make killing or injuring a fetus, at any stage of development, a crime.

04/11/2014

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Bill Could Bring Big Tax Credit To Florida Films

A Senate panel on Monday approved a bill to revamp the state’s current film and television incentives program. The legislation is a final push to get something passed this year.

04/07/2014

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Florida Senate Unanimously Passes Parasailing Regulations

After drawing attention for several parasailing accidents, the Florida Senate took a step forward Thursday by approving a bill that will place government regulations on the industry.

CBS Miami–04/04/2014

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House & Senate Set To Vote On State Budgets

The Florida House and Senate are prepared to vote Thursday on each chamber’s preferred version of the 2015 state budget.

CBS Miami–04/03/2014

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