House Takes Up Ballot Initiative Restriction

House Takes Up Ballot Initiative Restriction

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January 14, 2022
The Florida House next week could start moving forward with a proposal aimed at restricting subjects that can be included...
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Supreme Court Blocks OSHA Vaccine Mandate, Backs Health Worker Rule

Supreme Court Blocks OSHA Vaccine Mandate, Backs Health Worker Rule

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January 14, 2022
By Jim Saunders TALLAHASSEE — After Florida and other states fought the plans, the U.S. Supreme Court on Thursday blocked...
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Justices Order New Trials for Death Row Inmates

Justices Order New Trials for Death Row Inmates

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January 13, 2022
By Jim Saunders TALLAHASSEE — The Florida Supreme Court on Thursday ordered new trials for two Death Row inmates, including...
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Democrat Cruises to Win in Hastings District

Democrat Cruises to Win in Hastings District

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January 11, 2022
TALLAHASSEE — More than nine months after the death of U.S. Rep. Alcee Hastings, South Florida voters Tuesday elected Democrat...
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GOP Immigration Proposal Emerges

GOP Immigration Proposal Emerges

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January 10, 2022
TALLAHASSEE — In one of Gov. Ron DeSantis’ priorities for this year’s legislative session, two Republican lawmakers have filed a...
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Building Inspections Proposed After Surfside Collapse

Building Inspections Proposed After Surfside Collapse

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January 7, 2022
After the deadly collapse last year of the Champlain Towers South condominium building in Surfside, the chairwoman of the Senate...
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Florida's Legislative Session to Open Without COVID-19 Restrictions

Florida's Legislative Session to Open Without COVID-19 Restrictions

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January 5, 2022
TALLAHASSEE --- Legislative leaders are monitoring the spike in coronavirus cases across Florida but haven’t made plans to reimpose restrictions...
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State Urges Appeals Court to Act on Health Worker Shots

State Urges Appeals Court to Act on Health Worker Shots

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December 31, 2021
TALLAHASSEE --- Saying it is among states that are “unshielded,” Florida is pressing a full federal appeals court to at...
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U.S. Supreme Court to Weigh Florida Medicaid Fight

U.S. Supreme Court to Weigh Florida Medicaid Fight

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December 29, 2021
By Jim Saunders TALLAHASSEE — The U.S. Supreme Court is poised to take up a dispute about how much money...
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Target Subsidiary Battles State Over Taxes

Target Subsidiary Battles State Over Taxes

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December 28, 2021
By Jim Saunders TALLAHASSEE — A subsidiary of the Target retail chain is battling the Florida Department of Revenue over...
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Judge Backs State on Contractor Vaccinations

Judge Backs State on Contractor Vaccinations

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December 23, 2021
TALLAHASSEE --- Saying President Joe Biden exceeded his authority, a Tampa federal judge Wednesday backed Florida’s attempt to block a...
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Gambling Appeal in Florida Case Dropped

Gambling Appeal in Florida Case Dropped

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December 21, 2021
Two pari-mutuels have dropped an appeal of a Florida federal judge’s decision to dismiss a challenge to a gambling agreement...
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Republican-Led Firearm Proposal Would Allow Guns at Legislative Meetings

Republican-Led Firearm Proposal Would Allow Guns at Legislative Meetings

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December 20, 2021
A House Republican on Monday filed a proposal that would allow people with concealed-weapons licenses to be armed with guns...
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Florida Sends Team to Aid Kentucky Recovery

Florida Sends Team to Aid Kentucky Recovery

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December 16, 2021
Florida has deployed a nine-member team to Kentucky to assist in the response to a series of deadly tornadoes that...
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DeSantis, Simpson Dominate Money Chase

DeSantis, Simpson Dominate Money Chase

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December 14, 2021
By Jim Saunders TALLAHASSEE --- Gov. Ron DeSantis and Senate President Wilton Simpson are two of the most-powerful political figures...
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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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