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Florida legislature may reform government pension

Change may be coming to pension plans for state workers. According to a Florida legislative report contained in the April 20 Sun Sentinel, Florida House Speaker Will Weatherford is promoting HB 7173 which would move future state employees into an investment ... [Published Examiner.com - 12 hours ago]
First reported Apr 18 2014 - Updated Apr 19 2014 - 1 reports

Broward College sees success, scrutiny with bachelor degrees

State colleges have become an increasingly popular place to get a four-year degree, prompting state lawmakers to consider a temporary moratorium on new programs.Broward College started with five bachelor's degrees and 111 students in 2008. In six years ... [Published South Florida Sun-Sentinel - Apr 18 2014]
First reported Apr 11 2014 - Updated Apr 11 2014 - 2 reports

Bills changing statewide, local government pensions may be coming together

Bills that would change the Florida Retirement System and local governments’ pensions for police and firefighters started coming together Thursday on both sides of the Capitol, raising the prospects of success on the long-stymied issues.The Senate Appropriations ... [Published The Palm Beach Post - Apr 11 2014]
First reported Apr 08 2014 - Updated Apr 08 2014 - 1 reports

Florida Senate panel approves 'pro-life' abortion bill

TALLAHASSEE—A “pro-life” abortion bill passed its second Senate committee on a party line vote Tuesday morning.The bill (SB 918), passing 6-3, would redefine viability and could prohibit certain abortions now legal under Florida law. It also would eliminate ... [Published Orlando Sentinel - Apr 08 2014]
First reported Apr 01 2014 - Updated Apr 01 2014 - 1 reports

Undocumented students get in-state tuition

. -A Senate bill allowing for in-state tuition for undocumented students cleared a huge hurdle Tuesday. After barely passing its last committee, the proposal picked up some unexpected votes.The House version of the bill differs from the Senate’s by still ... [Published News4Jax.com - Apr 01 2014]
First reported Apr 01 2014 - Updated Apr 01 2014 - 1 reports

In-State Tuition Bill Moves Closer To Final Vote

TALLAHASSEE (CBSMiami/NSF) — Allowing illegal immigrants to pay in-state tuition rates cleared what was expected to be a major hurdle in the Senate, with the Judiciary Committee giving overwhelming approval Tuesday to the election-year proposal that has ... [Published CBS Miami - Apr 01 2014]
First reported Mar 27 2014 - Updated Mar 27 2014 - 1 reports

Red-light cameras appear safe in Florida for another year

Red-light cameras won’t be turned off in Florida this year.Without enough votes lined up, Senate Transportation Chairman Jeff Brandes, R-St. Petersburg, put the brakes on his bill (SB 144) that focused on repealing the state’s red-light camera law. Instead, ... [Published The Palm Beach Post - Mar 27 2014]
First reported Mar 26 2014 - Updated Mar 27 2014 - 1 reports

Lawmakers play starring role in film industry tax incentive plan

TALLAHASSEE -- Lights. Camera. Incentives.Actors, producers and film crew members descended on Tallahassee Wednesday to support the proposed expansion of the entertainment industry incentive program, which provides tax credits to film and television projects ... [Published Miami Herald - Mar 26 2014]
First reported Mar 27 2014 - Updated Mar 27 2014 - 1 reports

Lobbying for common sense as Legislature rolls along

"We have a saying in the Legislature – common sense has no lobbyist," Rep. Michelle Rehwinkel Vasilinda, D-Leon, told me a few months ago.With that in mind, here's my shot at lobbying for common sense as I consider what the 2014 Legislature has done, ... [Published South Florida Sun-Sentinel - Mar 27 2014]
First reported Mar 26 2014 - Updated Mar 27 2014 - 1 reports

Lawmakers may ease short-term rental law

TALLAHASSEE—A man's home may be his castle, but neighbors complain it often turns into a revolving-door party palace when owners rent them out for short-term vacation stays.Until now, there was little they could do. A 2011 law prohibits local governments ... [Published South Florida Sun-Sentinel - Mar 26 2014]
First reported Mar 24 2014 - Updated Mar 24 2014 - 1 reports

State Lawmakers Consider New Agency for State Technology

The Florida House is advancing a bill to create a new state agency designed to oversee information technology.  Proponents say it could save hundreds of millions of taxpayer dollars.The proposal to create an Agency for State Technology, or AST, is intended ... [Published WGCU Public Media - Mar 24 2014]
First reported Mar 15 2014 - Updated Mar 15 2014 - 1 reports

Bills put more teeth in public records laws

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. -- A measure aimed at strengthening Florida's public records laws moved easily through a Senate committee on Thursday, coincidentally the same day former Gov. Reubin Askew died.He had led the campaign to pass Florida's 1976 Sunshine ... [Published Miami Herald - Mar 15 2014]

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Florida legislature may reform government pension [Published Examiner.com - 12 hours ago]
Broward College sees success, scrutiny with bac... [Published South Florida Sun-Sentinel - Apr 18 2014]
Bills changing statewide, local government pens... [Published The Palm Beach Post - Apr 11 2014]
Pension Bills Now Coming Together [Published CBS Miami - Apr 11 2014]
Proposed Fla. abortion restrictions stir concern [Published WPTV TV Channel 5 - Apr 08 2014]
Florida Senate panel approves 'pro-life' aborti... [Published Orlando Sentinel - Apr 08 2014]
Gaetz pushes open records attorney bill, but fo... [Published Tampa Bay Times - Apr 02 2014]
In-State Tuition Bill Moves Closer To Final Vote [Published CBS Miami - Apr 01 2014]
Undocumented students get in-state tuition [Published News4Jax.com - Apr 01 2014]
Insurers’ opposition threatens homeowners ‘bill... [Published The Palm Beach Post - Mar 28 2014]
Lobbying for common sense as Legislature rolls ... [Published South Florida Sun-Sentinel - Mar 27 2014]
Red-light cameras appear safe in Florida for an... [Published The Palm Beach Post - Mar 27 2014]
Lawmakers may ease short-term rental law [Published South Florida Sun-Sentinel - Mar 26 2014]
Lawmakers play starring role in film industry t... [Published Miami Herald - Mar 26 2014]
State Lawmakers Consider New Agency for State T... [Published WGCU Public Media - Mar 24 2014]
Around South Florida with Elgin Jones 03-20-14 [Published South Florida Times - Mar 20 2014]
Bills put more teeth in public records laws [Published Miami Herald - Mar 15 2014]
Vehicle Fees Could Go Down ??. [Published Foster Folly News - Mar 14 2014]
Florida House Introduces $400 Million Motor Veh... [Published WCTV6 - Mar 13 2014]
House approves new IT agency, but does it preve... [Published Tampa Bay Times - Mar 12 2014]
Despite CONNECT mess, DEO chief Panuccio clears... [Published Tampa Bay Times - Mar 12 2014]
Eye on Iran: Interim Nuclear Deal Allows Iran t... [Published Solsticewitch13's BOS - Jan 28 2014]
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