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February 7, 2024

Justices weigh abortion rights amendment for ballot

Florida Supreme Court justices on Wednesday heard arguments about a proposed constitutional amendment aimed at guaranteeing abortion rights in the state.

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February 6, 2024

Lawmakers may limit potency for recreational pot

Florida lawmakers are taking steps toward imposing limits on the amount of euphoria-inducing THC in pot products.

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January 26, 2024

Appeals court weighs limits on voter registration groups

A 2023 law banned third-party groups from using non-U.S. citizens to help people sign up to vote.

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January 19, 2024

Legislation allows lawsuits over ‘unborn child’ deaths

The bill would allow parents to sue when an “unborn child” dies because of wrongful acts or negligence.

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January 3, 2024

Battle heats up over DeSantis’ travel records

The Washington Post contends that aides to Gov. Ron DeSantis have stifled the release of information about DeSantis’ flights.

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November 1, 2023

Seminole Tribe plans major gambling expansion in Florida

The tribe will add roulette, craps and sports betting at its casinos in Florida in December.

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September 29, 2023

Sports betting in Florida still paused despite court ruling

As legal challenges grind through state and federal courts, gamblers in Florida shouldn’t plan on placing sports bets from their phones anytime soon.

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August 2, 2023

Florida prisons grapple with ‘oppressive’ heat

Sen. Jennifer Bradley of Fleming Island says conditions are brutal inside prisons without air conditioning.

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June 26, 2023

Judge blocks ‘drag show’ law sponsored by Jacksonville lawmaker

A Hamburger Mary’s restaurant filed a legal challenge over the law, which was sponsored by Republican Sen. Clay Yarborough of Jacksonville.

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April 12, 2023

Senate passes drag show bill; it could derail pride parades, critics say

The measure from Republican Sen. Clay Yarborough of Jacksonville blocks venues from admitting children to “adult live performances.”

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