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Florida Considered Public Money For Troubled Executive

Florida considered paying $250,000 to a former used car salesman in Kansas – with tax liens and a history of bankruptcy, failed business ventures, legal problems and millions of dollars in past-due debts over the last decade – to develop new digital license plate technology for cars and trucks in the Sunshine State.

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Felon Voting Debate Focuses On Financial Obligations

The Florida House of Representatives is considering a proposal that would change the definition of a "completed sentence" for felons looking to have their voting rights restored under November's Amendment 4. Under the bill, felons would have to pay all court fees, fines and restitution to be eligible for the “automatic” vote restoration.

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Gainesville March For Our Lives Protests Arming Teachers

Students are protesting against legislature that could potentially arm teachers in schools. Over 30 members of March for Our Lives Gainesville boarded buses heading for Tallahassee. When they got there they gathered with other groups coming from Orlando and Tampa. Jacob McEwen is a UF student. He was a substitute …

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What’s The Future Of Sunscreen In Florida? Environmentalists And Doctors Burn In Disagreement

Dermatologists disagree with a Senate bill prohibiting the sale of sunscreen containing chemicals that could pose a threat to coral reefs. Similar bills have already been passed by Hawaii's state legislature and The Key West City Commission.

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