Measures would promote ADA compliance — and, with luck, discourage litigation

Legislation beginning to work its way through the House and Senate would help businesses voluntarily comply with the Americans With

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Linda Stewart, Amy Mercado introduce bills to protect bears, their food and habitat

As state Rep. Amy Mercado declared Florida’s now annual black bear hunt as a “slaughter,” she and fellow Orlando Democrat

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Agency for State Technology gets softballs in Florida Senate committee

On Tuesday, the Florida Senate Governmental Oversight and Accountability Committee heard from the Agency for State Technology. The AST, legislated

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NRA declares League of Women Voters as ‘gun ban organization’

Citing email obtained through open-records requests, NRA lobbyist Marion Hammer declared the League of Women Voters of Florida as “Florida’s newest

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Bill Galvano files “spill bill” strengthening notification requirements

Last September, Governor Rick Scott ordered new public notification rules following the sewage spill in St. Petersburg and Mosaic’s gigantic

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Florida Democrats to propose “The Helen Gordon Davis Fair Pay Act” aimed at closing gender pay gap

House Democratic Leader Janet Cruz and two of her colleagues have filed the Helen Gordon Davis Fair Pay Act, aimed at closing the

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Chuck O’Neal to try again at black bear protection bill with Linda Stewart

Black bear activist and former Senate candidate Chuck O’Neal of Orange County is trying again with the black bear protection bill he

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Progressive coalition supports Linda Stewart’s assault weapon ban

Democratic lawmakers and representatives of progressive organizations Tuesday stood in support of a gun safety bill (SB 254). Whether it

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Linda Stewart files bill to stop short-handed contamination votes

Upset that the Florida Environmental Regulation Commission voted 3-2 this year to increase levels of water contaminants when it was

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Linda Stewart files bill to stop short-handed contamination votes

Upset that the Florida Environmental Regulation Commission voted 3-2 this year to increase levels of water contaminants when it was

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Andy Gardiner, Linda Stewart arrange moments of silence for Pulse victims

As one of his last acts on behalf of the state of Florida, outgoing Florida Sen. President Andy Gardiner arranged

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Advanced Manufacturing Research Center, I-4, Sanford Burnham, water quality, Pulse, on Central Florida lawmakers’ minds

As they prepare for the 2017 Legislative Session, Central Florida lawmakers are looking out for help for the emerging Advanced

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In legislative session, Linda Stewart wants to focus on bills for the environment, mental health

Linda Stewart is headed to the state Senate this week for District 13, and her agenda going forward is mostly

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Final round-up of the money race in Central Florida’s legislative races

Democrats are still in a strong position for Orlando’s three Senate seats, with Republican Realtor Dean Asher still the only

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Here’s where sh*t stands in Orlando’s legislative races

There’s a strong possibility Democrats could sweep all three Orlando Senate seats, though Republican Dean Asher is still far ahead

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Barack Obama endorses 13 Democrats running for state House and Senate

President Barack Obama is throwing his support behind more than a dozen Democratic legislative hopefuls. The Florida Democratic Party announced

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Progressive Democrat Linda Stewart, moderate Republican Dean Asher disagree mainly on priorities in debate

The next state senator representing the Orlando-based Senate District 13 is likely to be concerned about guns and mental health,

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Progressive Democrat Linda Stewart, moderate Republican Dean Asher disagree mainly on priorities in debate

The next state senator representing the Orlando-based Senate District 13 is likely to be concerned about guns and mental health,

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Mike Clelland endorses Linda Chapin in SD 13 race

Former state Rep. Mike Clelland, who lost the Democratic primary for Florida Senate District 13 to former state Rep. Linda

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Linda Stewart decries state, company response to Mosaic sinkhole

Democratic Florida Senate candidate Linda Stewart Monday blasted Mosaic and the Florida Department of Environmental Protection for their delayed responses

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Dean Asher swamping Linda Stewart in SD 13 campaign money, spending

Democratic nominee Linda Stewart maintains that she’s not afraid of money being spent against her. Here it comes. Republican nominee

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Pride Fund endorses Linda Stewart, Beth Tuura and Carlos Guillermo Smith in state races

A fairly new organization combining gay rights and gun law concerns that was inspired into existence by the June 12 Pulse

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Dean Asher gets Florida Medical Association PAC endorsement in SD 13 race

Republican nominee Dean Asher has won the endorsement of the Florida Medical Association PAC in his bid for the Florida

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Candidates in HD 47, SD 13 to debate at Tiger Bay luncheon Oct. 4

On Oct. 4, the candidates in House District 47 and Senate District 13 will square off in a debate at

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