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The Dean’s List: A Look at Who Made the Honor Roll in Florida Politics–and...

From a Northeast Florida church that has collected more than 15,000 pounds of canned and non-perishable food to help out students who won’t be getting school lunches due to the threat of the coronavirus to a not-so-smart Tweet by Clay County Commissioner Gavin Rollins who is making a run to replace retiring U.S. Rep. Ted Yoho, here's a look at those that made "the list."
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Florida Conservatives Puzzled Over Gun Control Proposal From GOP State Senate Leadership

In the first week of the current legislative session, with the support of the GOP leadership, the Senate Infrastructure and Security Committee unanimously backed a proposal that raised concerns from Second Amendment supporters.
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Florida Wants Only U.S. Citizens to Vote, More Divided on Recreational Marijuana, Raising Minimum...

St. Leo University showcased a recent poll on Thursday looking at proposed amendments to Florida Constitution that voters could decide on in November. To be added to the Florida Constitution, an amendment needs 60 percent support from voters.
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League of Women Voters Weighs in on Elections and Other Matters in Florida

The League has been a staunch supporter of voting rights and voting access and the recently closed legislative session is no exception.
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Companies Raising Minimum Wage On Their Own as Florida Democrats Push Making it Higher

There are plenty of companies in Florida that have raised their minimum wages over the last year and some of them have plans to increase wages more in the coming months.
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Home Rule Battle Heating Up Across Florida

Home Rule means that local matters are handled at the local level. While the state does have broad powers explicitly identified in the Florida Constitution, the default is for local communities to have say over things like zoning and other matters.
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Florida Energy Choice Amendment Proposal Could Be Headed to the 2020 Ballot

The group pushing the initiative is Citizens for Energy Choice (CFEC), which decided to champion the amendment in Florida after seeing the success a similar proposal had in Texas. Patton pointed to the successful electricity choice market implemented in Texas in 2002 as a major inspiration for the proposed amendment in Florida. 
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