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Judge Jorge Rodriguez-Chomat (Source: CBS4)

Judge Flipped Off In Court Has History Of Short Temper

When Penelope Soto, 18, flipped off a Miami-Dade judge and cursed at him, she caught his wrath and was sent to jail for 30 days. But it turns out; 15 years ago another person felt the judge’s wrath on the floor of the Florida legislature.

CBS Miami–02/06/2013

TALLAHASSEE - Dolphins CEO Dee watches as Super Bowl Committee Chair pitches economic benefit of a modernized stadium to Legislators. (Source: David Sutta/CBS4)

Sun Life Renovation Plan Passes First Legislative Hurdle

So far, so good for the Miami Dolphins pitch to the state legislature for a renovation plan for Sun Life Stadium. The bill has passed its first committee hearing Tuesday by a unanimous vote.

CBS Miami–02/05/2013

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Scott Says Election Process Must Change

Governor Rick Scott hit the airwaves Wednesday morning to address changes he wants to see in the voting process after the state’s disastrous Election Day last month.

CBS Miami–12/19/2012

Florida Legislature. (Source: AP)

State Lawmakers Hold Reorganization Session

The new leaders of the Florida House and Senate have convened both houses for a one-day reorganization session in the wake of the most recent election.

CBS Miami–11/20/2012

Citizens Property Insurance

Citizens Insurance May Be Changed By Legislature

Citizens Property Insurance, which is backed by the state of Florida, has become the lifeline for property insurance in the state and the target of Governor Rick Scott.

CBS4–01/09/2012

(Source: CBS4)

Florida House Cracking Down On Unemployment

A Florida House committee has approved a new unemployment compensation bill that is more business-friendly including a lower unemployment tax rate for Florida companies.

CBS4–02/11/2011

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