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Florida Government News for November 2020

Republicans strengthen hold on power going into crucial redistricting year. Structural changes to budget likely. New House and Senate leaders have new ideas.

Florida Government News for October 2020

October Florida Government News

Voting and the elections, the coronavirus, and the M-CORES toll road project were among the top stories in Florida government news in October.

Florida Politics News for June 2020

DeSantis vetoes more than $1 billion before signing budget. Coronavirus cases rise after reopening. Court speeds up voting rights appeal.

Florida Government News for February 2020

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This month in Florida Government news: Parental consent abortion bill heads to governor; appeals court had good news for ex-felons But challenge continues; DOE releases new state standards.

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.”

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