By Alex Harris on April 11th, 2014 | Last updated: April 11, 2014 at 5:45 pm
The bill passed in the house with a vote of 80-36 Friday afternoon.
By Shannon Kaestle on April 2nd, 2014 | Last updated: April 2, 2014 at 10:20 am
Vehicle fee cut bill waits for Gov. Scott signature – Gov. Scott will sign into law a bill that will lower vehicle registration fees today. The bill will potentially save motorists a total of $309 million during the 2014-2015 budget year. […]
By Dana Edwards on February 10th, 2014 | Last updated: February 13, 2014 at 10:44 am
Juan Carlos Chavez’s execution by lethal injection is to be held on Wednesday after being convicted of murdering 9-year-old Samuel James “Jimmy” Ryce in1995. A controversial cocktail of drugs will be administered.
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By Rochelle Alleyne on April 25th, 2013 | Last updated: April 25, 2013 at 5:12 pm
The Florida House of Representatives passed a bill Thursday which would not allow voter email addresses to be included in state public records. Rep. Michelle Rehwinkel-Vasilinda explained why she was the only person to vote against the bill.
By Joe Lancos on April 17th, 2013 | Last updated: April 17, 2013 at 1:00 pm
Gov. Rick Scott signed the Let Kids Be Kids bill to allow foster parents to make decisions for their children. The bill will take effect July 1 and will give foster children a sense of normalcy.
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By Jewel Midelis on April 17th, 2013 | Last updated: April 17, 2013 at 11:39 am
UF announces assistant football coach – The University of Florida announced that Jeff Choate, the University of Texas-El Paso defensive coordinator, will be the new special teams coordinator this football season, coach Will Muschamp said Wednesday. Choate will replace Bryant […]
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By Michal Higdon on March 21st, 2013 | Last updated: March 21, 2013 at 5:30 pm
Ted Yoho filed his first bill that, if passed, would prohibit any members of Congress convicted of any felony while in office from profiting from their congressional service.
By Lindsey Zionts on March 13th, 2013 | Last updated: March 16, 2013 at 7:35 pm
State Rep. Patrick Rooney Jr. is a sponsor of the bill, and said it’s something he thinks the public wants and will support.
By Kylie Lacusky on March 1st, 2013 | Last updated: March 1, 2013 at 6:53 pm
Members of the Florida House and Senate introduced a new medical marijuana bill Wednesday. State Bill 1250, also called the Cathy Jordan Medical Cannabis Act, would legalize up to four ounces of marijuana for seriously ill people and their caregivers.
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By Elizabeth Beisel on February 6th, 2013 | Last updated: February 7, 2013 at 3:43 pm
The Senate Commerce and Tourism Committee approved a bill Tuesday requiring online companies to pay sales tax on purchases made by Florida residents. The bill aims to equalize taxes for local businesses and online companies.