Rep. Doug Broxson

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A Florida Panhandle lawmaker is the new vice chair on the Senate panel looking at military issues.

MGN Online

Despite stalling in the legislature, a number of bills still managed to stay alive on the last day of session and were sent to Governor Rick Scott. That includes a measure involving the recital of the Pledge of allegiance in schools as well as another dealing with youth suicide prevention training.

MGN Online

A bill allowing the surviving spouses of first responders to receive proper death benefits is now headed to Governor Rick Scott. This could mark the end of a contentious debate over pension reform this year.

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A bill involving the recital of the “Pledge of Allegiance” in schools has passed its first House Committee.

James Clarke Ash

Elegantly dressed lawmakers, a fidgety governor in the House Well and flower-strewn House and Senate chambers.