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Panhandle House District Won’t Have Representation During Legislative Session

Republicans will hold a primary on April 9. The general election won’t take place until June 18, meaning the legislative session from March 5 to May 3 won’t have House representation for parts of the Panhandle that suffered the most from Hurricane Michael.

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Bills Would Prohibit Florida Abortions After Fetal Heartbeat

A pair of controversial bills introduced in the Florida Legislature aim to ban women from attaining an abortion when a fetus’ heartbeat is detected. The “heartbeat bill,” as it is commonly known, seeks to ban abortions at the time when a fetus' heartbeat can be detected with a vaginal ultrasound. That can be as early as 5 1/2 to 6 weeks after gestation.

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