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Greyhound racing under attack in Tallahassee

Greyhound racing under attack in Tallahassee

Opponents of greyhound racing said Wednesday they are renewing efforts to end a requirement that some pari-mutuel facilities run dog races to be able to offer other forms of gambling. Several lawmakers joined with animal-rights groups and two rescue dogs at a Capitol news conference and called for [...]

INYR: Wall Street, FSU president buzz, fish hatchery and the state, and Sheriff David Morgan

INYR: Wall Street, FSU president buzz, fish hatchery and the state, and Sheriff David Morgan

We have a full line-up for IN Your Head Radio today. We have at 11:05 Mary Kissel, Wall Street Journal editorial board member & host of OpinionJournal on @WSJLive. We will discuss economics of the minimum wage and the government’s renewed attempt to regulate the internet. She will followed at [...]

Florida Senate tackles residency requirements

Florida Senate tackles residency requirements

By Brandon Larrabee, The News Service of Florida A Senate committee gave unanimous approval Wednesday to new residency standards for lawmakers, paving the way for the measure to pass the full chamber on the first day of the upcoming legislative session. The residency standards (SCR 954) [...]

Nurse practioners win first round

Nurse practioners win first round

By Jim Saunders, The News Service of Florida Despite opposition from physician groups, a House select committee Tuesday overwhelmingly approved a proposal that would give additional power to nurse practitioners --- including allowing them to provide care without doctor supervision. House [...]

What is on tap in Tallahassee

What is on tap in Tallahassee

GUN BILL TAKES AIM AT INSURERS: The House Civil Justice Subcommittee will consider a bill (HB 255), sponsored by Chairman Matt Gaetz, R-Fort Walton Beach, that could lead to tougher penalties if insurers impose higher rates, cancel or refuse to issue auto or homeowners’ policies because customers [...]

As reported on INYR, compromise in nursing home bill has been worked out

As reported on INYR, compromise in nursing home bill has been worked out

As Ryan Wiggins reported on IN Your Head Radio, a compromise in nursing home bill has been worked out. The News Service of Florida reports that, hoping to avoid a politically volatile debate, a Senate committee Tuesday approved a compromise plan that would make changes in lawsuits against nursing [...]

Florida lawmakers look at Facebook privacy and job applications

By Jim Turner, The News Service of Florida Big business brother is balking at a proposal that would ban employers from peeking into workers' private social-media accounts. The Senate Commerce and Tourism Committee approved a proposal (SB 198) on Monday that would prohibit most employers from [...]

Civil War battle still being fought

Civil War battle still being fought

By Margie Menzel, The News Service of Florida State officials hoped to resolve a controversy about whether to add a Union memorial to the Olustee Battlefield Historic State Park before the 150th anniversary of Florida's largest Civil War battle. The sesquicentennial drew more than 25,000 [...]

Buzz: Crist for FSU president

Buzz: Crist for FSU president

Peter Schorsch of SaintPetersBlog.com believes it makes sense. In his daily newsletter, "Sunburn," Schorsch wrote that one way for Gov. Rick Scott to win re-election right now would to have the Board of Trustees at Florida State University appoint Charlie Crist its next President now that Eric [...]

Gaetz supports repealing red light cameras

Gaetz supports repealing red light cameras

Senate President Don Gaetz, R-Niceville, and House Speaker Will Weatherford, R-Wesley Chapel, are no fans of red-light cameras --- that much is clear. Echoing comments by the speaker, Gaetz said in a televised interview last week that he would support repealing the state's red-light camera law. [...]

INYR: Tailhook whistleblower on Military Justice Improvement Act

INYR: Tailhook whistleblower on Military Justice Improvement Act

On Thursday, Feb 6, U.S. Senator Kirsten Gillibrand (D-NY) held a press conference to discuss her bipartisan Military Justice Improvement Act (MJIA). The legislation would remove the decision to prosecute rape and sexual assault cases from a conflicted and often-biased chain of command, and put it [...]

Scott hold cards in Seminole gaming deal

Scott hold cards in Seminole gaming deal

By Dara Kam, The News Service of Florida House and Senate leaders are reaching consensus on a plan that would allow stand-alone casinos in South Florida, if voters approve. But the proposal hinges on whether Gov. Rick Scott, who's playing his cards close to his vest, seals a deal with the [...]

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