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DeSantis Signs Budget, Vetoes $131 Million

Gov. Ron DeSantis used his line-item veto power to slash more than $131 million in proposed spending Friday as he signed a record $90.98 billion budget for the fiscal year that begins July 1. Calling the package “fiscally responsible,” the freshman governor praised lawmakers for exceeding his request for spending …

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D’Alemberte Remembered As ‘Definition Of A Statesman’

D’Alemberte, who died suddenly Monday at age 85, had a list of accomplishments --- including serving as president of the American Bar Association, president of Florida State University and dean of the school’s College of Law --- that were on par with a humanitarian legacy evidenced by the outpouring of affection and respect as news of his death spread.

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Firm Takes Steps To Keep Secretive Voice-Print Technology Used On Florida Inmates

A sophisticated voice-identity technology used to monitor prisoners and inmates across Florida and elsewhere is so secretive and controversial that its manufacturer urged government agencies to coordinate with its public relations office before responding to inquiries from news organizations, a Fresh Take Florida investigation found.

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