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Curated news and posts about Florida’s legislative, executive and judicial branches of government, its U.S. Senators, and the issues they address

Florida Government News for December 2019

This month in Florida Government news: Amendment 4 rights restoration still in the courts; Gov. DeSantis wants high schoolers to take a civics exam; e-Verify battle heating up; Senate President Galvano says toll road funding is on track. For these stories and more news for Florida voters, read on …

Florida Government News for November 2019

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This month in Florida government news: Governor Ron DeSantis announces $91.4 billion state budget with higher starting teacher salaries and new teacher bonus program; wants increased regulation of water quality; will name two state Supreme Court justices in January. Kathleen Passidomo, R-Naples, wins 2022-24 Florida Senate president race.

Florida Government News for September 2019

Gov. DeSantis announces 2020 environmental priorities; state efforts to weaken local control continue; gun safety will again be a legislative priority; and senators introduce “Canadian Snowbirds Act.”

Word of the Week: ERIC

Last month, Governor DeSantis announced that Florida would join ERIC. ERIC (Electronic Registration Information Center) is a non-profit organization whose sole mission is helping states improve the accuracy of their voter rolls and increase access to voter registration for all …

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