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Voters to weigh 13 ballot proposals in November

By Lloyd Dunkelberger THE NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA TALLAHASSEE — Florida voters will get a chance to decide in November whether 13 is a lucky…

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And now this: Hill pledges to repeal gun reform law

Mike Hill, a candidate for Florida House District 1, issued a press release to announce his intention to repeal portions of FL SB 7026 if…

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Dr. Z Runs for Congress

Dr. Jennifer Zimmerman, a Santa Rosa County pediatrician, says she will run for Congressman Matt Gaetz’s seat as a Democrat. Born in the Philippines, she…

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South Florida cities challenge gun preemption

By Jim Turner The News Service of Florida TALLAHASSEE — Elected officials from 10 South Florida cities are challenging an NRA-backed state law that imposes…

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Panhandle commissioner blames Parkland, Fla. for creating ‘little monsters’

Escambia County Commissioner Doug Underhill broadened his attacks on the students who participated in the March for Our Lives rallies to include the city of…

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Constitution Revision Commission moves forward 25 proposals

The Constitution Revision Commission (CRC) held a floor session of the full Commission this week from Monday, March 19–Wednesday, March 21. Upon adjournment, Commissioners voted…

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North Florida favors AR-15 ban more than southern Florida

The Inweekly/Political Matrix poll released yesterday  found that the senate districts in the northern part of the state (1-20) favored banning future sale of AR-15 …

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Poll: Majority of Florida voters want to ban AR-15 sales

According to a recent poll, Florida voters favor banning the future sales of AR-15 rifles, raising the age to purchase all guns to 21, and…

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Gov. Scott vetos $64 million, only $2 million locally

Moving quickly, Gov. Rick Scott today signed a nearly $89 billion state budget for the fiscal year that starts July 1 and issued $64 million…

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