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Fla. Senate Passes Sweeping Child Welfare Bill

The Florida Senate passed a bill Friday seeking to reform the child welfare system by adding more than $47 million for services including adding nearly 200 more investigators.

04/25/2014

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House Passes Bill To Make Killing Fetuses A Crime

The Florida House passed a bill Friday that would make killing or injuring a fetus, at any stage of development, a crime.

04/11/2014

(AP)

In-State Tuition Bill Moves Closer To Final Vote

Allowing illegal immigrants to pay in-state tuition rates cleared what was expected to be a major hurdle in the Senate, with the Judiciary Committee giving overwhelming approval Tuesday to the election-year proposal that has divided Republicans.

04/01/2014

Florida Money

Filmmakers Want New Incentives To Attrract FL Production

The film and television industry in Florida is looking to Tallahassee lawmakers for new funding for an incentive program designed to attract production to the state.

03/29/2014

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Six-Year Olds May Have To Strap Up In Car Seats

If you are a parent of a first grader, you should start preparing a speech on why they have to sit in a car seat.

CBS Miami–03/06/2014

Florida Legislature. (Source: AP)

Senate Bill Seeks To Limit Leave For Employees

A Senate bill was approved by the Senate Judiciary Committee Tuesday that would prevent local governments and voters from setting policies on items like earned sick leave.

CBS Miami–04/09/2013

(Source:AP/Susan Walsh)

Report: Current Congress Most Unproductive In History

The next time your boss complains that employees are simply not getting the job done, remind them it could always be worse; he could be in charge of Congress.

CBS Miami–12/28/2012

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Health Safety Net Money On Chopping Block

The Florida Senate has proposed a controversial budget cut that would cut $215 million from Jackson Health System’s reimbursement for uninsured patients.

CBS4–04/07/2011

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Fla. Senate Makes Suing Auto Makers Harder

It’s going to be more difficult for injured consumers to sue auto makers and other manufacturers under a new bill passed by the Florida Senate.

CBS4–03/16/2011

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