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Diaz De La Portilla Rakes In $125K For Senate Battle

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TALLAHASSEE (CBSMiami/NSF) – In what could be one of the most fiercely contested legislative races of the year, Republican Sen. Miguel Diaz de la Portilla collected more than $125,000 in April to help fuel his campaign. 90 more words

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I have been blogging about how the American peoples are fed up with legislators acting to line their own pockets, promote their own self interests, and / or to curry favor with their cronies with the deep pockets without considering the welfare of their constituents. 1,549 more words

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Open Carry Bill Shot Down For Good

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MIAMI (CBSMiami) – A proposal allowing people to openly carry handguns is not moving forward in Florida.

Miami Sen. Miguel Diaz de la Portilla, the chairman of the Senate Judiciary Committee, said he will not bring the proposal up for a hearing. 40 more words

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Open Carry Bill May Not Get Hearing In Senate

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TALLAHASSEE (CBSMiami/NSF) – Senate Judiciary Chairman Miguel Diaz de la Portilla may not bring up a controversial open-carry gun measure in his committee during this year’s legislative session. 165 more words

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‘Open Carry’ Gun Law Shoots Past Committee Vote

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TALLAHASSEE (CBSMiami) – A bill that would allow Florida gun owners to openly carry their weapons is headed to a full vote. 307 more words

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Florida Considers "Open Carry" Gun Law

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MIAMI (CBSMiami) – Florida has more concealed gun permits than any state in the country.

If some legislators get their way those one point three million gun owners may soon be able to carry that weapon on their hip for all to see. 767 more words

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Charging Juveniles As Adults Sparks Legislative Debate

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TALLAHASSEE (CBSMiami/NSF) – Bills are moving in the House and Senate that would limit the ability of Florida prosecutors to charge juvenile offenders as adults, a legal practice known as “direct file.” 786 more words

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