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@ArtheniaJoyner responds to @FLGovScott's false claims re expiring LIP agreement

Minority Office — Press Release


May 6, 2015

CONTACT: Michelle DeMarco, 850.487.5833

Senate Democratic Leader Arthenia Joyner Responds To Governor Rick Scott’s False Claims… 261 more words

State Senator Apologizes For Controversial Tweet

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TALLAHASSEE (CBSMiami/NSF) – State Rep. Matt Gaetz has apologized for a Twitter post that drew criticism about possible racial overtones. … 273 more words


Senate Democrats Sue Florida House Over Abrupt Session End

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TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (CBSMiami/AP) — Democrat’s in the Florida Senate filed a lawsuit against the Florida House over its abrupt end to the 2015 legislative session… 172 more words


'Telehealth' Bills Could Be In Trouble

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TALLAHASSEE (CBSMiami/NSF) – Efforts to bolster the use of “telehealth” in Florida could be in jeopardy, as bills remain stuck in House and Senate committees. 190 more words


Abortion Waiting Period Gets Senate OK

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TALLAHASSEE (CBSMiami/NSF) – A divided Senate committee Tuesday approved a controversial bill that would require women to wait 24 hours before they could receive abortions. 197 more words


State of the State: Fluff, Awkwardness, and Mark Pafford's Rhetorical Questions

Rick Scott tried to prepare us for the rambling speech by opening with a joke about his speaking skills. Unfortunately, it did not help or make it any less painful. 832 more words

Florida Legislature

Juvenile Sentencing Compromise Clears Senate

TALLAHASSEE (CBSMiami/NSF) – The Florida Legislature appears to have solved the riddle of juvenile sentencing on its fourth try.

After struggling since 2010 to resolve the issue, the Senate on Wednesday unanimously passed a bill (HB 7035) that would change juvenile-sentencing laws in cases of murder and other serious crimes. 702 more words