Sen. Dana Young

Tallahassee Memorial Hospital is a private hospital, but serves as the region's safety net system.
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More than a decade of discord over how to apportion Florida’s trauma centers may have come to a close Tuesday, with the Senate’s passage of what amounts to a compromise. 

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Boat recovery potentially costs owners up to the same value of their vessels. Boat owners in Florida want to receive a warning from salvage companies informing them the possible labor prices could be expensive.

Trio Of Bills Awaiting Governor Scott's Signature

Feb 19, 2018
Governor Rick Scott in his office in front of a Florida flag
Office of Gov. Rick Scott

A trio of bills are heading to Governor Rick Scott’s office this week - the final step before becoming law. 

Sen. Dana Young (R-Tampa)
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State lawmakers are pushing to ban fracking in the sunshine state.  A similar effort last year failed, but Sen. Dana Young (R-Tampa) believes this year will be different.

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Florida’s law enforcement, emergency and mental health workers are struggling to cope with a rising tide of opioid overdoses.  Lawmakers are looking for solutions ahead of the coming year’s legislative session.

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Senators spent Wednesday afternoon kicking the tires on a medical marijuana proposal backed by Fleming Island Republican Rob Bradley.

The sponsor of a statewide ban on hydraulic fracturing in Florida says her chamber is in no mood for a compromise.

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The House Majority Leader says there’s a chance a hydraulic fracturing bill could pass the Florida Legislature this year.

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The Senate is moving ahead with a statewide ban on hydraulic fracturing, despite industry threats of a blizzard of lawsuits. But as Jim Ash reports, the House remains a big question mark.

Senate President Pro Tempore Anitere Flores
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Senator Anitere Flores has spoken out against hydraulic fracturing in Florida, voted against it and written guest editorials. But the Miami Republican is sending her strongest message yet.

Republican Senator Dana Young of Tampa is making good on her campaign promise to file a statewide fracking ban.

A prominent Tampa Republican is making good on her promise to seek a ban on hydraulic fracturing in Florida.