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Dozens of same-sex couples renewed their vows at a free ceremony in Miami Beach on January 3, 2015. (Source: CBS4)

State Ends Appeal In Same-Sex Marriage Case

Florida dismissed an appeal in a legal battle over same-sex marriage, three weeks after the U.S. Supreme Court ruled same-sex couples have the right to marry.

07/18/2015

Celebrants wave a circular rainbow flag on Duval Street in Key West, Fla., Friday, June 26, 2015, following a ruling by the U.S. Supreme Court that same-sex couples have the right to marry nationwide. The flag is an internationally recognized symbol of gay and lesbian unity. FOR EDITORIAL USE ONLY (Rob O'Neal/Florida Keys News Bureau)

Key West Celebrates Supreme Court Same-Sex Marriage Ruling

Several hundred people celebrated in Key West Friday evening after the U.S. Supreme Court’s ruling that same-sex couples have the right to marry nationwide.

06/26/2015

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Lingering Issues Raise Possibility Of Another Session

Officially, as of Tuesday, there will be 85 days left until the Legislature returns to the Capitol for committee meetings and 203 days left until the 2016 legislative session begins. But even as a special session to deal with the state budget finally came to an end Friday, there were questions about whether another session might become necessary this year.

06/22/2015

Florida Governor Rick Scott attends a road expansion event at the Casa Maiz restaurant as he fields questions from reporters about climate change on March 9, 2015 in Hialeah, Florida. Recent reports indicate that the Florida governor allegedly issued orders for certain state agencies to not to use the term 'climate change' or 'global warming' in any official communications, emails, or reports. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Texas, Kansas To Back Florida Lawsuit Against Obama Administration

Florida Gov. Rick Scott is getting support from governors in Kansas and Texas in his fight against the Obama administration to free billions of federal hospital dollars even if the states don’t expand Medicaid.

05/04/2015

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Florida Couple To Fight In Washington For Marriage Equality

On Tuesday the U.S. Supreme Court will hear arguments on whether same sex couples have the constitutional Right to marry in all 50 states.

04/27/2015

Florida Governor Rick Scott attends a road expansion event at the Casa Maiz restaurant as he fields questions from reporters about climate change on March 9, 2015 in Hialeah, Florida. Recent reports indicate that the Florida governor allegedly issued orders for certain state agencies to not to use the term 'climate change' or 'global warming' in any official communications, emails, or reports. (Source: Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Florida Agrees To End Lawsuit Over State Worker Drug Tests

The legal battle over the drug testing of state workers has come to end.

04/20/2015

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Supreme Court Decision Reopens Juvenile Sentences

Florida inmates serving life sentences for crimes they committed as juveniles should be resentenced under guidelines that went into effect last year, the Florida Supreme Court unanimously ruled Thursday.

03/19/2015

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Florida Supreme Court Orders New Sentences In Juvenile Cases

Florida’s Supreme Court has ordered re-sentencing hearings for four people convicted of felonies they had committed while they were juveniles.

03/19/2015

Florida Governor Rick Scott (Source: Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Florida Drops Appeals In Scott Welfare Drug Testing Case

Florida Governor Rick Scott dropped appeals meant to push for a law that would have required welfare applicants to submit to mandatory drug testing.

03/04/2015

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Justices Halt Execution Amid Questions About Lethal Injection Drug

Florida’s Supreme Court on Tuesday halted the February 26th execution of a convicted killer until the U.S. Supreme Court can rule on a lethal injection drug.

02/17/2015

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