Parental consent bill headed to FL Senate floor

Parental consent bill headed to FL Senate floor

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January 22, 2020
A Senate panel on Wednesday split along party lines as Republicans pushed through a bill that would require teenage girls...
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Today’s News From Florida’s Capitol – 1.21.20

Today’s News From Florida’s Capitol – 1.21.20

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January 21, 2020
HOUSE TAKES AIM AT SUNSCREEN BANS: The House Local, Federal and Veterans Affairs Committee will consider a proposal (HB 113),...
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Florida targets space force

Florida targets space force

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January 17, 2020
Florida’s aerospace agency has launched a new front in its effort to make the Sunshine State more enticing as a...
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Republican leaders at odds over E-Verify

Republican leaders at odds over E-Verify

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January 14, 2020
TALLAHASSEE --- Gov. Ron DeSantis’ push for a politically charged immigration proposal has begun to expose a clash between Republicans...
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Ron DeSantis: The State of The State Address

Ron DeSantis: The State of The State Address

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January 14, 2020
Gov. Ron DeSantis on Tuesday gave his State of the State address to formally start the 2020 legislative session.
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Teachers rally for more education money

Teachers rally for more education money

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January 14, 2020
Thousands of teachers, parents and students clad in red descended on the Florida Capitol the day before the start of...
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Florida GOP outraises Democrats in 4th quarter

Florida GOP outraises Democrats in 4th quarter

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January 13, 2020
The Republican Party of Florida raised about $5.24 million from Oct. 1 through Dec. 31, more than three times the...
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Education officials eye school safety, mental health

Education officials eye school safety, mental health

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August 9, 2019
With the start of a new school year just around the corner, Florida officials are eyeing policy changes that would...
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FL Attorney General questions Epstein’s work release

FL Attorney General questions Epstein’s work release

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August 8, 2019
A day after Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis ordered a state investigation into the matter, Attorney General Ashley Moody is questioning...
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Citizenship voting proposal clears, anyone 18-years-old may be able to vote

Citizenship voting proposal clears, anyone 18-years-old may be able to vote

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August 8, 2019
Though it still needs a sign-off from the Florida Supreme Court, a proposed constitutional amendment about the citizenship of voters...
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DeSantis directs FDLE to conduct Epstein probe

DeSantis directs FDLE to conduct Epstein probe

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August 7, 2019
TALLAHASSEE --- Pointing to a request from the Palm Beach County sheriff, Gov. Ron DeSantis on Tuesday directed the Florida...
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Measure would ban plastic straws, carryout bags

Measure would ban plastic straws, carryout bags

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August 5, 2019
A fight over disposable straws could return to the state Legislature, even after Gov. Ron DeSantis earlier this year vetoed...
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Trump administration advances drug-importation plan

Trump administration advances drug-importation plan

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August 2, 2019
In a move that could help Gov. Ron DeSantis carry out an ambitious effort to cut drug prices, President Donald...
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Assault weapons specific definition key

Assault weapons specific definition key

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July 31, 2019
TALLAHASSEE — Exactly which guns would be outlawed under a proposed constitutional amendment aimed at stopping Floridians from possessing assault...
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FL county backs Confederate statue

FL county backs Confederate statue

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July 31, 2019
Lake County commissioners backed a local historical society’s plan to house the statue of a Confederate general whose likeness has...
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FL judge sides with local governments on gun law

FL judge sides with local governments on gun law

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July 29, 2019
A Leon County circuit judge late Friday struck down a state law that threatened tough penalties if city and county...
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Death row inmate seeks stay of execution

Death row inmate seeks stay of execution

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July 28, 2019
With an execution scheduled Aug. 22, attorneys for Death Row inmate Gary Ray Bowles on Friday asked the Florida Supreme...
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CA Atty says emails to NRA lobbyist protected

CA Atty says emails to NRA lobbyist protected

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July 23, 2019
A California attorney urged a federal appeals court Monday to reject a lawsuit filed by prominent National Rifle Association lobbyist...
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