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Former Miami Lakes Mayor Michael Pizzi (Source: CBS4)

Court Rules In Favor Of Pizzi In Fight For Mayoral Seat

The Third District Court of Appeal ruled former Miami Lakes Mayor Michael Pizzi should get his job back.

10 hours ago

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Florida Could Soon Limit Access To Police Camera Videos

The State of Florida may soon place limits on who is allowed to access video taken by body cameras worn by law enforcement officers.

16 hours ago

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Florida Legislature Adds Protections For Pregnant Women

Florida is making it clear that anti-discrimination laws extend to mothers-to-be.

17 hours ago

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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.

20 hours ago

Florida Legislature (Source: David Sutta/CBS4)

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.

21 hours ago

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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.

22 hours ago

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Bill Will Allow Rural Mail Carriers Ride Without Seat Belts

Lawmakers came together to pass a bill Wednesday that would allow rural letter carriers to ride without seat belts.

04/22/2015

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Florida Legislature Passes Bill To Outlaw Ticket Quotas

The Florida Legislature passed a bill Wednesday to outlaw traffic ticket quotas for law enforcement agencies.

04/22/2015

Attorneys for former Miami Lakes Mayor Michael Pizzi made their case before the Third District Court of Appeal as to why the city should give him his old job back following his acquittal on federal corruption charges. (Source: CBS4)

Appeals Court Considers Pizzi’s Return To Office

Attorneys for former Miami Lakes Mayor Michael Pizzi made their case Wednesday before the Third District Court of Appeal as to why the city should give him his old job back following his acquittal on federal corruption charges.

04/22/2015

Florida Governor Rick Scott attends a road expansion event at the Casa Maiz restaurant where he fieldeds questions from reporters about climate change on March 9, 2015 in Hialeah, Florida. Recent reports indicate that the Florida governor allegedly issued orders for certain state agencies to not to use the term 'climate change' or 'global warming' in any official communications, emails, or reports. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Gov. Scott Steps Into Health-Care Funding Battle

Florida Governor Rick Scott proposed an idea in the legislative battle over health-care funding. An idea that was quickly dismissed by the Senate.

04/21/2015

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