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Uber has a battle in Florida Senate

December 9, 2015

By JIM TURNER THE NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA The Senate isn’t ready to match a House proposal that would prevent local governments from regulating popular app-based transportation services, such as Uber and Lyft. Senate President Andy…

Politics

Senate President targets fantasy sports

October 22, 2015

BY DARA KAM THE NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA Florida Senate President Andy Gardiner is exploring what the state can do to shut down daily fantasy sports, even as federal prosecutors are probing the online industry that…

Politics

Senate removes Confederate flag from seal

October 20, 2015

By BRANDON LARRABEE THE NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA Without a formal vote, the Florida Senate on Monday agreed to strip the Confederate battle flag from its official seal, removing one of the few remaining vestiges of…

Business Health Care Battle

Scott undermines Senate health care plan

June 3, 2015

Senate Appropriations Committee is tired of the games the Scott administration is playing in the legislative battle over health care. On Monday, state Medicaid director Justin Senior appeared before the House Health & Human Services Committee.…