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  • Senate bogs down over racial makeup of redistricting map

     
    TALLAHASSEE — An attempt to adopt newly fashioned Senate district lines in response to a court order bogged down Tuesday as lawmakers clamored for political information on how the new lines would look and whether they provided enough protection...
  • AIF endorsements skip over most hotly contested Central Florida races

     
    TALLAHASSEE — The influential business lobbying group Associated Industries of Florida has released its first batch of endorsements for the 2012 elections, and avoided taking a side in virtually every high-profile Orlando-area contest. The group's...
  • Democratic hopes fading in key state Senate race

     
    With less than three weeks remaining until the Nov. 6 election, the Florida Democratic Party has yet to buy any advertising time on Orlando broadcast networks to promote Frank Bruno, the Volusia County politician who was once seen as one of the minority...
  • Electronic Arts defends tax breaks for video games

     
    Video-game giant Electronic Arts Inc. defended its multimillion-dollar use of Florida tax incentives on Monday, even as some senators suggested they want to cut off subsidies for game developers. Craig Hagen, a lobbyist for Electronic Arts, told the...
  • Needle exchange bill is moving in the Senate

     
    By Jennifer Curington TALLAHASSEE — A Senate committee has approved the creation of a needle exchange in Miami-Dade County, a place where drug users can exchange used needles and syringes for unused ones. It’s an approach that medical...
  • Effort to prevent spread of HIV/AIDs faces bleak future

     
    TALLAHASSEE—An effort to prevent the spread of HIV/AIDs among Miami-Dade county drug users cleared its final Senate committee Monday, but is stuck in the House. The legislation would create a pilot program in Miami-Dade county to allow drug users to...
  • Insurance reform hits a hurdle in the Senate

     
    By Julie Patel, Sun Sentinel A property insurance bill that would allow certain rate hikes and change sinkhole coverage hit a hurdle at a Senate budget committee meeting Tuesday. The committee debated parts of the bill and added a provision to require...
  • Budget committee postpones abortion insurance bill

     
    Lawmakers passed on a contentious bill that prohibits insurance purchased with state or federal funds from providing coverage for an abortion unless the pregnancy is the result of rape or incest, or a physician certifies in writing that the procedure is...
  • Browning, Gaetz, cut an early-voting deal

     
    TALLAHASSEE – Senate leaders plan to amend a controversial elections bill to shrink Florida’s 14-day window for early voting to eight days but allow most counties the option of keeping the polls open longer hours. Early voting locations...
  • Senate passes controversial elections bill

     
    The Florida Senate passed a massive overhaul of state election law by a 25-13 vote Thursday that would make changes to early voting, limit a voter's ability to change his or her address or name at the polls and set up a presidential primary committee....