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Minority Office — Press Release

FOR IMMEDIATE 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

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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

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'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

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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

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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

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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

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