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Abortion Waiting Period Bill Headed To Scott’s Desk

The state’s Senate has given final approval to a bill which would require a 24-hour waiting period for abortions. Next stop – Gov. Rick Scott’s desk.


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State Senate Approves Amusement Games Bill

A bill that makes clear amusement games can continue operating at businesses such as Dave & Busters and Chuck E. Cheese’s is headed to Gov. Rick Scott’s desk.


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State House Passes Bill To Protect Taxpayer Email Addresses

The Florida House has given final approval to a billthat would create a public-records exemption for taxpayer email addresses held by county tax collectors.



Bill Allowing Child Rape Victims To Record Attackers Headed To Gov.

A bill that would allow children who are victims or potential victims of rape to secretly record their attackers is headed to Florida Governor Rick Scott.


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Florida House Sends Senate Initial Budget

The state House has sent an initial budget offer to the Senate, an apparent effort to jump-start moribund efforts to reach an agreement on a spending plan for the year that begins July 1.


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Mayoral Melee In Sweetwater

Sweetwater Mayor Jose Diaz arrived to cheering supporters at a news conference Thursday as he battles to stay on the ballot in the May 12th election.


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Florida Senate Votes To Ban Powdered Alcohol For 2 Years

Powdered alcohol would be banned in the Sunshine State for two years under a bill passed by the Senate.


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Senate Poised To Approve Abortion Waiting Period Bill

After rejecting a series of Democratic amendments, the Republican-dominated Senate prepared Thursday to give final approval to a bill that would require women to wait 24 hours before having abortions.


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Abortion Waiting Period Bill Moves Forward In Fla. Senate

A bill which would require women to wait 24 hours before getting an abortion moved forward in the Senate.


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Jeb Bush Still Mum On Presidential Run

Jeb Bush will not be rushed into making an announcement as to whether he is in, or out, of the 2016 presidential race.