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A revived bill that wades into the abortion debate has passed its first Florida Senate Committee, but not without opposition.

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Bills aimed at fixing a glitch in a Florida law have cleared their first legislative committees in the House and Senate. The two measures could get more pro bono attorneys to help kids with special needs.

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Two bills to help the state’s foster kids are now heading to the Governor’s desk.

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The Florida Senate has unanimously passed a bill making it easier for foster care kids to obtain a driver’s license as well as car insurance.

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The new head of the Florida budget panel for criminal and civil justice is giving his fellow members some homework.

The Florida Senate passed a series of gun bills Thursday.

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A Florida lawmaker is hoping to bring back a discussion about the best way to prevent skin cancer in younger people. Her measure bans minors from using tanning beds.

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A bill making changes to Florida’s 10-20-Life law is now heading to the Senate floor, after passing its last committee Thursday.

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Florida lawmakers are hoping to continue moving a bill forward aimed at changing Florida’s minimum mandatory sentencing rules. It comes on the heels of a recent decision by the state’s Executive Board to reject a request to release a Florida man early from prison, who fired a warning shot and received a 20 year prison sentence.

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A bill changing Florida’s minimum mandatory sentencing rules passed its first Senate panel Monday.

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Two Florida lawmakers are combining their separate efforts aimed at helping military veterans as well as those deployed overseas.

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The Florida Senate is getting ready to debate expanding Medicaid in Florida. The issue has been a major contention point between the House and Senate for the past three years.