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March 9, 2022

The Florida House considered a full slate of bills Wednesday. Regan McCarthy gives us a quick look at what a few of the bills now heading for Governor Ron DeSantis’ desk would do.

Tensions are flaring again between Democrats in the Florida Senate, as some of them vote to support highly controversial Republican bills. As Steve Bousquet reports, this trend outrages an outspoken Republican senator, too.

Nearly 200 firefighters, more than 70 bulldozers and at least 10 aircraft have been working to contain wildfires in northwest Florida this week. Their attention is mostly on a massive fire named Bertha that’s been burning in Bay, Calhoun and Gulf Counties. Rainfall this week is expected to help prevent the Bertha Swamp Road Fire from spreading. As Valerie Crowder reports, crews have managed to protect most of the homes that were threatened.