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In-State Tuition Bill For Undocumented Students Moving Through Legislature

Even as more Republicans come out against a bill to allow qualified Florida students to pay in-state college tuition rates, even if they are in the country illegally; the bill continues to make its way through the legislature.

CBS Miami–03/18/2014

TAMPA, FL - AUGUST 30: U.S. Senator Marco Rubio (FL) speaks during the final day of the Republican National Convention at the Tampa Bay Times Forum on August 30, 2012 in Tampa, Florida. Former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney was nominated as the Republican presidential candidate during the RNC which will conclude today. (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

Rubio Votes Against Authorizing Military Force In Syria

Florida Senator Marco Rubio joined the minority in the Senate Foreign Relations Committee and voted against a use of force resolution in Syria Wednesday afternoon.

CBS Miami–09/04/2013

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Cyberbullying Bill Headed To Fla. Senate

Cyberbullying is serious business to Florida lawmakers and a bill meant to crack down on cyberbullying has cleared committee review and is headed to the Florida Senate.

CBS Miami–04/23/2013

Hackers, Computer Hackers, Computer Code

Cyberbullying Ban Passes Another Senate Cmte.

The Florida Senate is one step closer to passing a bill that would for the first time include cyberbullying under the state’s anti-bullying law.

CBS Miami–04/16/2013

An artist rendering of proposed changes to Sun Life Stadium (Source: Miami Dolphins)

Sun Life Deal Passes Another House Cmte.

The battle over renovations to Sun Life Stadium and how to pay for it took center stage in Tallahassee Wednesday. The House Economic Affairs Committee approved legislation to allow the modernization plans to move closer to a full House vote.

CBS Miami–04/03/2013

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Senate Committee Approves Casino Resort Bill

Clearing the first legislative hurdle, a Senate committee Monday approved a controversial bill that would allow up to three resort casinos in Florida.

CBS4–01/09/2012

Classroom

Fla. Senate Approves Increasing Class Sizes

Florida state senator David Simmons’s bill to loosen Florida’s class size limits unanimously cleared a Senate committee Thursday without debate.

CBS4–03/17/2011

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