Legislature

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Obamacare: Will the U.S. Supreme Court Doom Federal Subsidies For Floridians?

After its very rocky roll out, Obamacare is taking off. And nowhere is enrollment higher than here in Florida. One-point-one million Floridians have signed up this year. But now, as CBS4’s Rick Folbaum explained, the U.S. Supreme Court is deciding a case that could all but strip Florida residents of the healthcare safety net they’ve only just been able to afford.

CBS4–02/13/2015

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Lawmakers Consider Alimony Overhaul – Again

A “child support-esque” formula could determine the amount of alimony divorcing spouses would receive under a radical overhaul of the state’s alimony laws now in the works.

02/13/2015

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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

Florida Legislature (Source: David Sutta/CBS4)

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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