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Florida may soon offer undocumented students in-state tuition at public colleges and universities, joining the ranks of 20 other states with similar tuition equity laws and policies.
By Jaclyn De Bonis on April 10th, 2014 | Last updated: April 10, 2014 at 6:51 pm
Helping foster children gain access to driver’s licenses and motor vehicle insurance is the focus of two bills currently in the Florida House and Senate.
By Amanda Clark on April 1st, 2014 | Last updated: April 1, 2014 at 6:26 pm
House Bill 115 passed Thursday with a vote of 83-33. The bill proposes the creation of secret meetings, which would be exempt from public records laws, when universities foundations discuss research proposals and money.
By Cristina Mendez on November 20th, 2013 | Last updated: November 20, 2013 at 5:15 pm
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County Commissioner Robert Hutchinson is drafting an ordinance to place regulations on e-cigarettes, a nicotine-vapor-based alternative to tobacco cigarettes. The regulations would include a ban on the sale of e-cigarettes to minors.
By Sarah Samuels on April 18th, 2013 | Last updated: April 18, 2013 at 10:58 am
The Florida Senate passed a bill Tuesday that would ban texting while driving if passed by the Florida House of Representatives by May 3.
By Cameron Taylor on April 16th, 2013 | Last updated: April 16, 2013 at 12:58 pm
In response to the Sandy Hook tragedy, Florida Senate bill 514 in legislature would allow counties to create independent districts that impose taxes to pay for school safety and mental health services.