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Drone Camera Bill Lifts Off In Senate

The Senate has launched a measure that could open airspace for private drone users, while seemingly more-restrictive proposals are ready to go to the House and Senate floors.

04/13/2015

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Senate Looks For Police Policies On Body Cameras

A Senate panel approved a bill Tuesday requiring law enforcement agencies to have policies on the proper use of body cameras for officers.

04/07/2015

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Florida Prisons Chief: Unaware Of Any Further KKK Activity

Florida prisons’ chief Julie Jones said there is no further Ku Klux Klan activity by state prison officials, that she is aware of.

04/07/2015

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School Gun Bill Gets Ok From Senate Panel

A Florida Senate panel on Monday approved what backers call a “school safety” bill that would allow school superintendents to tap employees or volunteers to carry concealed weapons on school property.

03/23/2015

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Campus Gun Bill Gets Approval In Senate Committee

People with concealed-firearms licenses could carry guns at state colleges and universities, under a proposal narrowly approved Monday by a Senate committee.

02/16/2015

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University System Takes Aim At Guns On Campus

Florida’s university system wants state lawmakers to holster the idea of allowing guns on campus.

02/13/2015

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Prisons Chief Says Proposed Changes Already Underway

Follow CBSMIAMI.COM: Facebook | Twitter TALLAHASSEE (NSF) – Florida Department of Corrections Secretary Julie Jones told a Senate panel Monday that her agency is already implementing most of the changes included in a sweeping bill […]

02/02/2015

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Senate Bill Targets Troubled Prison System

Amid scrutiny over inmate deaths and alleged misconduct in Florida’s prisons, a new bill is aimed at improving the system.

01/27/2015

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New Prisons Chief Wants More Money, Oversight

Florida’s new prison chief is asking for more money and more oversight. All this two weeks after taking the helm of Florida Department of Corrections.

01/20/2015

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Senate Panel Backs Bipartisan Tweak To ‘Stand Your Ground’

A bipartisan bill that would tweak the controversial “stand your ground” self-defense law sailed through the Senate Criminal Justice Committee on Monday, passing unanimously with the backing of both the National Rifle Association and Democratic Congresswoman Corrine Brown.

03/17/2014

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