House committee OK’s bill requiring septic tank inspection during home sales

A bill that would require septic tanks to be inspected when a home sells advanced through its first House committee

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‘Bullet-proof glass’ among measures getting nod for Jewish schools’ security

The dramatic rise in threats and incidents aimed at Jewish community centers and day schools has led to a proposed

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Supreme Court suspends judge considered by House impeachment panel

A North Florida judge used as an example by a House panel looking into impeachment of public officials has been suspended for

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Randy Fine: Bill bolsters local businesses, not victimize LGBT community; detractors aren’t buying it

Rep. Randy Fine introduced HB 17 simply as a measure to keep commerce moving on an upward trajectory under the

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Randy Fine letter warns Rick Scott to stop badmouthing his incentives vote

Freshman Republican Rep. Randy Fine warned Gov. Rick Scott not to badmouth him in his district in a sternly written

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‘Whiskey and Wheaties’ bill squeaks out of House panel

House members served up a sour version of the “whiskey and Wheaties” bill Wednesday as it barely cleared its first

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Mark Wilson calls House push to eliminate Enterprise Florida ‘a political conversation about ideology’

Addressing what he called the “obvious elephant in the room,” Florida Chamber President Mark Wilson criticized Florida House members who

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House panel takes on impeachment power, local government ethics reforms

A new House panel on Tuesday moved two measures aimed at tightening ethics requirements at the local government level. The Public

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Andrew Gillum enlists allies in ‘Campaign to Defend Local Solutions’

Tallahassee Mayor Andrew Gillum continued his “Campaign to Defend Local Solutions” Friday, marshalling support from consumer, environmental, and anti-poverty organizations against proposed

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Jacksonville’s HRO expansion is in sight, but questions loom

With less than a week to go before 2017-15, the latest attempt to expand the Human Rights Ordinance, hits three

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Hoping to curb pollution, Randy Fine bill would require inspection of septic tanks

A new bill filed today by Rep. Randy Fine, who represents House District 53, would aim to solve the Indian River

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Randy Fine’s consumer choice: Let us pay for his doctors

Anyone who has ever dressed a toddler knows that “consumer choice” has its limits. “Empowering” the little ones to “shop

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Republicans win two Brevard County races

Republicans won handily two Brevard County races for state House seats. House District 51 Republican Tom Goodson won the HD 51

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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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Peter Schorsch: Answers to top 10 big questions in Florida politics lurch into view

If you’re keeping track of time, there is B.T. and A.T.: Before Trump and After Trump. At the beginning of

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