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Why don’t we do it in the road? Because we might get arrested

By   /  February 23, 2017  /  First Amendment, Florida, News  /  No Comments

Cross the line from the sidewalk to the street without a permit and protesters could have big problems.

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Lawmakers to insurers, pharmacy benefit managers: Stop pulling drugs

By   /  February 23, 2017  /  Florida, Health Care, Legislature, News, State Government  /  No Comments

Convisum/Dreamstime

Florida lawmakers look to bar insurers from removing drugs from their medical formularies during the policy year.

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Federalism message echoed by Florida health subcommittee members

By   /  February 23, 2017  /  Federal Government, Florida, Health Care, News, State Government  /  No Comments

Florida legislators appeal to Congress to change Medicaid to a block grant program.

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Amid Republican row, some House Democrats voice disapproval of Enterprise Florida

By   /  February 22, 2017  /  Crony Capitalism, Florida, Governor, Legislature, News, State Government  /  No Comments

Watchdog Photo/William Patrick

Round 2 in the fight over Enterprise Florida and Visit Florida – two heavily taxpayer-supported pubic-private partnerships – is in the books, with the organizations’ strongest critics picking up another win.

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Florida education committee demands Title I funding with fewer strings

By   /  February 22, 2017  /  Education, Federal government, Florida, News  /  No Comments

The Florida House Education Committee has a message for federal regulators: When it comes to Title I funding, we want your money, just not the accompanying regulatory burden.

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Task force would seek to remake Florida’s criminal justice system

By   /  February 17, 2017  /  Criminal Justice, Florida, News, State Government  /  No Comments

Florida Department of Corrections

Florida’s state lawmakers increasingly are embracing criminal justice reform policies that break with the state’s “tough on crime” past. But a full-scale sea change could be in the works.

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