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By Ebony Joseph 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.
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 Chip Skambis on April 12th, 2013 | Last updated: April 12, 2013 at 5:44 pm
The Florida House of Representatives passed House Bill 5001 Friday, giving state employees a $1,400 across-the-board pay raise. The raise has been split into two tiers: a $1,000 pay raise and $400 performance-based bonus.
The Florida House Energy and Utilities Subcommittee held a hearing Wednesday to discuss the proposal of a bill that would repeal cost recovery programs.
By Meg Wagner on March 19th, 2013 | Last updated: March 19, 2013 at 3:35 pm
State Rep. Clay Ford, R-Gulf Breeze, died Tuesday after serving in the House since 2007.
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.
By Jensen Werley on February 13th, 2013 | Last updated: February 14, 2013 at 2:22 pm
Tensions are rising between politicians and opponents of a newly proposed pension plan for state employees. A House subcommittee has approved a bill that will change the pension plan for state employees to a 401(k)-style plan, instead of the fixed amount of money currently being put into retirement funds.