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House amendment screws up Child Marriage Bill

February 9, 2018

The Florida House has adopted its version of the Child Marriage Bill that paves the way for parents to continue forcing their pregnant daughters, ages 16-17, to marry their older rapist. Last week, the Florida Senate…

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Florida House takes aim at local regs

February 23, 2017

By BRANDON LARRABEE THE NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA Legislation that would bar city and county governments from regulating businesses, unless state laws specifically allowed them to do so, cleared its first House panel Wednesday over objections…


Corcoran and House ready to take on world

February 13, 2017

In his weekly roundup, Brandon Larrabee of The News Service of Florida reports: If Florida House Speaker Richard Corcoran intended to shake up the legislative session with a House rule requiring that any new local project…

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House bills sponsored by Rep. Frank White

February 2, 2017

Freshman State Rep. Frank White has submitted eight bills for consideration: HB 55 – Alternative Treatment Options for Veterans General Bill by Burgess and White (CO-SPONSORS) Diaz, M.; Fant; Fischer; Ponder Alternative Treatment Options for Veterans:…

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Florida House set to look for budget cuts

January 11, 2017

By BRANDON LARRABEE THE NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA House members are expected to consider how they would cut the state budget by anywhere from $1.1 billion to $2.2 billion as part of an exercise toward making…