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DeSantis Signs Bill Into Law Legalizing Smokable Medical MarijuanaNew Florida Governor Ron DeSanits signed his first bill into law on Monday, and it’s a substantial one.
Proposal Would Give Florida Access To Foreign DrugsFloridians could gain access to cheaper prescription drugs from Canada and other foreign countries under legislation approved by a state House committee.
Florida House Felons’ Rights Plan Spurs QuestionsHookers who’ve been convicted of prostitution three times, cyberstalkers and inmates who expose themselves to prison workers wouldn’t be eligible to have their voting rights automatically restored.
Florida House Poised To Consider Higher Ed Spending ChangesThe Florida House is expected Tuesday to start moving forward with a plan that would revamp spending rules for the higher education system, including on construction projects.
Bill Would Allow Florida Attorney General To Take Measures On Immigration EnforcementFlorida Attorney General Ashley Moody supports a Senate proposal that would give her the authority to file civil actions against local governments that do not fully cooperate with federal immigration authorities.
Proposed Measure Would Make It Harder To Amend Florida ConstitutionWith state lawmakers also considering the idea, a political committee has filed a proposed ballot measure that could make it harder to amend the Florida Constitution.
Former Hurricanes Lineman Demetrius Jackson Running In Primary For Miami-Dade District SeatAfter returning to the Legislature in November, state Rep. James Bush, D-Miami, appears headed toward facing a primary challenge as he seeks re-election in 2020.