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Just when you thought it was over: Florida's Confederate flag controversy is back

For those who had hoped to move on from the Confederate flag controversy in Florida’s capitol, the Senate reminds that it ain’t over ’til it’s over. 170 more words

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Lawmaker Pitches Pay Raise For All State Workers

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TALLAHASSEE (CBSMiami/NSF) — In a district filled with state employees, Rep. Alan Williams, D-Tallahassee, proposed a measure Friday that would give state workers a 6 percent pay raise July 1st. 81 more words

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Senate To Remove Confederate Flag From Seal

TALLAHASSEE (CBSMiami/NSF) — Without a formal vote, the Florida Senate has agreed to strip the Confederate battle flag from its official seal, removing one of the few remaining vestiges of the infamous icon in state government. 428 more words

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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

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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

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