TALLAHASSEE (NSF) – A Senate bill that would allow school superintendents to tap employees or volunteers to carry concealed weapons on school property was effectively killed by a committee Wednesday, meaning that two high-profile proposals blending firearms and education could fail during the legislative session. 333 more words
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TALLAHASSEE (CBSMiami/NSF) – Red-light cameras won’t be turned off in Florida this year.
Without enough votes lined up, Senate Transportation Chairman Jeff Brandes put the brakes on a bill (SB 144) that focused on repealing the state’s red-light camera law. 587 more words
MIAMI (CBSMiami) – Miami-Dade County Commissioners are scheduled to vote on a plan this Tuesday to reduce the county’s animal overpopulation.
Each year, more than half of the 37,000 animals that end up at the shelter die there because no one wants them. 269 more words
TALLAHASSEE (CBSMiami/NSF) – A measure which would have given parents a voice in how to turn around a failing school has failed again in the Senate. 580 more words