Sen. Don Gaetz

A general view of Greyhounds racing at Coral Romford Greyhound Stadium on October 9, 2014 in Romford, England.  (Photo by Jamie McDonald/Getty Images)

Greyhound Injury Bill On Fast Track

A bill that would require reports to be filed with the state about injuries to racing greyhounds could lead the pack of issues when Florida senators start the annual legislative session March 3rd.


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Lawmakers Look To Increase Adoptions Of Foster Kids

A new bill meant to increase adoptions of foster kids in Florida unanimously passed its first panel on Thursday.



Florida Legislature Chooses New Leaders

Two Central Florida Republicans have been chosen as the new Senate president and the new House speaker.


Florida Legislature. (Source: AP)

Bill Which Would Penalize Underperforming Schools Passes In Senate

In a unanimous vote of 40-0, the Florida Senate passed a bill which, among other things, cuts funding to schools which score below the state average on select end of year tests.


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Prison Privatization Measure Headed To Senate Floor

A legislative proposal to privatize about 30 prisons in most of the southern part of the state is headed for the Senate floor after a vote in the Budget Committee that angered prison guards who feel they’re not being heard.


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Measure Cracks Down On Disabled Parking Fraudsters

A measure that seeks to crack down on able-bodied people who use disabled parking permits was approved unanimously Thursday by the Senate Transportation Budget Subcommittee.



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