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Senate Committe Votes To Remove Confederate Flag From FL Seal

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TALLAHASSEE (CBSMiami/AP) – The days of a Confederate battle flag being part of the Florida Senate seal are numbered.

On Thursday, the Senate Rules Committee voted unanimously to revise the seal that now contains the battle flag along with four others that have flown in Florida. 622 more words


Senate Democrats want their own lawyers heading into next round of redistricting

The Republican-led Legislature’s third try at drawing congressional boundaries has been demanding, but expected to prove tougher and even more personal is when lawmakers attempt to recast state Senate lines in another special session in October. 158 more words


@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