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Gun Bills Line Up In Legislature

A measure that would reduce the penalty for people who briefly display a firearm in public and make it a non-criminal offense was been filed in the House on Friday. The proposal would change what is currently a second-degree misdemeanor charge into a $25 noncriminal violation that can be paid to a county clerk of the court.

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Breaking News: Atwater Resigning After Session

State Chief Financial Officer Jeff Atwater announced Friday he will leave his elected position for a job at Florida Atlantic University after the upcoming legislative session. Gov. Rick Scott will name a replacement for Atwater, who has held the Cabinet post since getting elected in 2010. The CFO position will …

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