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Here Are North Florida’s Early Campaign Finance Leaders In The 2014 Legislature Race

By on October 16th, 2013 | Last updated: October 17, 2013 at 10:17 pm

With the 2014 general elections approaching, the public is able to access the leading contributions and expenditures North Florida candidates have amassed so far.

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How Florida Lawmakers Might Strengthen Sexual Predator Laws

By on September 30th, 2013 | Last updated: October 2, 2013 at 5:15 pm

Florida law enforcement officials and state legislators are considering the enactment of tougher consequences for sexual predators and are calling for a review of the current law.

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Florida Legislators Will Pay More For Health Insurance

By on September 26th, 2013 | Last updated: September 26, 2013 at 9:27 pm

House members and other top state officials have been paying as little as $8.43 per month for individual coverage and $30 for family coverage.

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After Holder’s Speech, “Stand Your Ground” Laws Are Again In The Spotlight

By and on July 17th, 2013 | Last updated: September 25, 2013 at 3:47 pm

Although Attorney General Eric Holder is taking a stand against “stand your ground” law, other lawmakers, including Rep. Dennis Baxley, believe it is an important law and should remain unchanged.

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State Rep. Baxley, author of the ‘stand your ground’ law responds to today’s task force announcement

By on February 22nd, 2013 | Last updated: March 15, 2013 at 10:43 am

Florida Rep. Dennis Baxley (R-District 23) spoke with WUFT’s Chip Skambis about his response to the task force statement supporting the “stand your ground” law that he originally sponsored. The task force to review the law was appointed by the [...]

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Repeal of ‘stand your ground’ must survive trip through original co-sponsor’s committee

By on January 15th, 2013 | Last updated: October 14, 2013 at 7:43 am

Florida Rep. Alan Williams proposed a bill last week that if passed would repeal the law that received a lot of attention after the killing of Treyvon Martin almost a year ago. Williams believes the law has failed. The repeal of the law will have to go through the House Judiciary Committee charied by Rep. Dennis Baxley, an original co-sponsor of the law.

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North Central Florida politicians react to Connecticut shooting, possible gun legislation

By on December 14th, 2012 | Last updated: July 23, 2013 at 8:14 am

Dennis Baxley and Chuck Chestnut offer their thoughts on Friday’s Connecticut shooting and possible increased gun control measures that could result.

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In the News: Assistance in Sandy aftermath, Stand Your Ground hearing, Florida voting, Baby boomer drug abuse, Allen investigation

By on November 13th, 2012 | Last updated: November 13, 2012 at 9:46 am

Florida’s first responders aid Hurricane Sandy victims – About 40 members of the South Florida Disaster Medical Assistance Team are traveling to the Northeast for two weeks to help with Sandy recovery efforts. South Florida Sun-Sentinel Stand Your Ground group, [...]

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Task Force On Citizens Safety to hold first public meeting today

By on June 12th, 2012 | Last updated: July 23, 2013 at 8:14 am

Republican State Representative from Ocala, Dennis Baxley, will be traveling to Seminole County today for the first public meeting of the Task Force on Citizens Safety and Protection.  The panel was created by Florida Governor Rick Scott after neighborhood watch volunteer George Zimmerman [...]

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State representative Dennis Baxley outlines his goals for governor’s new task force

By on April 20th, 2012 | Last updated: October 14, 2013 at 7:43 am

While the judge in the Trayvon Martin case has set a 150-thousand dollar bail with some guidelines for George Zimmerman, Governor Rick Scott’s task force will be focusing on a different aspect of the case, the “stand your ground” law. [...]

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