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Proposed legislation would allow public to carry concealed firearms while evacuating during an emergency. (Getty Images)

Florida House To Vote On Carry And Conceal Bill

Bill would allow public to carry concealed firearms while evacuating during an emergency.

04/09/2014

File photo of a person firing a gun. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Florida House Passes Warning Shot Bill

The Florida House voted 93-24 to pass the “warning shot” bill, which would allow individuals to fire a warning shot instead of retreating from the threat of death or bodily harm.

03/20/2014

File photo of a judge's gavel. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Fla. House Passes Bill Against Islamic, Foreign Laws

A bill that would ban Shariah, or Islamic law, and other foreign laws from state courts has passed the Florida House. But an identical bill in the Senate barely survived its last committee on a 5-4 vote.

04/18/2013

File photo of Florida Gov. Rick Scott. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Fla. House Rolls Out Health Insurance Plan

Gov. Rick Scott slammed a Florida House proposal Thursday that would pass up billions of federal dollars to provide health care coverage to 115,000 uninsured Floridians in a watered down alternative to expanding Medicaid under the federal health law.

04/11/2013

File photo of a school bus. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Fla. House Passes “Parent Trigger” Law

The Florida House has passed a bill that gives parents a vote in turnaround options for failing public schools.

04/04/2013

Internet cafes across Florida could soon be forced to close their doors as state lawmakers continue to move swiftly to outlaw the storefront operations. (Photo credit should read TANG CHHIN SOTHY/AFP/Getty Images)

Florida Lawmakers Vote Overwhelmingly To Ban Internet Cafes

Internet cafes across Florida could soon be forced to close their doors as state lawmakers continue to move swiftly to outlaw the storefront operations.

03/22/2013

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Florida Wants to Make Video Voyeurism 3rd-Degree Felony

The Florida House could vote this week on a bill that increases the charges related to the crime known as “video voyeurism.”

CBS Tampa–03/06/2012

Florida Senate  (Photo credit: TIM SLOAN/AFP/Getty Images)

Florida Senate Spending Plan Much Bigger Than House

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — The GOP-controlled Florida Senate is calling for a nearly $70.8 billion state budget for the coming year.

CBS Tampa–02/11/2012

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