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Senate Bill Could Help Hand Car Keys To Kids In Foster Care

A bill that would give teens and young adults in foster care greater access to driver’s licenses unanimously passed its first Senate panel on Tuesday.


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Playground Smoking Ban Swings Through Senate Committee

A proposal that could ban people from smoking in parks where children play moved easily through its first Senate test on Thursday.



E-Cigarette Ban For Minors Backed By Senate Committee

With the slim metal tubes becoming a trendy alternative to regular cigarettes, a Senate committee Thursday approved a bill that would prohibit the sale of electronic cigarettes to minors.


Texting while driving

Texting While Driving Bill Closer To Law, New Strings Attached

A bill banning texting while driving was approved in its first committee Wednesday, but with exceptions.



Texting Bill Passes Trans. Committee

A bill aimed at curbing the temptation to text while on the road was approved by the Senate Transportation Committee Wednesday by a 10-0 vote.


(Source: CBS)

Texting While Driving Bill Introduced In FL House

Several U.S. states have already banned it, and soon texting while driving in the state of Florida may also be a thing of the past.



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