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Lizbeth Benacquisto

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  • New law bans e-cigarette sales to minors July 1

    New law bans e-cigarette sales to minors July 1
    Above the counter at eCigsSource in Orlando, three large blackboards tout dozens of e-cigarette flavors, including "Fruit Loops," bubble gum and PB&J. Although the sweetness might appeal to kids, no one younger than 18 is allowed to buy electronic...
  • Florida bans sale of e-cigarettes to minors starting July 1

    Florida bans sale of e-cigarettes to minors starting July 1
    There are so many tasty, sweet and fruity e-cigarette flavors at iVape Palm Beach, you might feel like a kid in a candy store. But the shop's policy is not to sell to anyone under 18, said Shang Le, owner of the Boynton Beach shop. On Tuesday, that...
  • Florida to ban sale of e-cigarettes to minors, starting July 1

    Florida to ban sale of e-cigarettes to minors, starting July 1
    There are so many tasty, sweet and fruity e-cigarette flavors under the counter at Smoke This Too in Wilton Manors, you might feel like a kid in a candy store. But the shop's policy is not to sell the electronic cigarettes to anyone under 18, said...
  • Negron blocks in-state tuition bill for undocumented students

    Negron blocks in-state tuition bill for undocumented students
    TALLAHASSEE -- The Florida Senate's budget chairman announced Thursday he was blocking a proposal to give in-state tuition to undocumented college students whose parents immigrated to the country illegally. The bill, SB 1400, sponsored by Sen. Jack...
  • Head of Florida's sex predator program resigns

    Head of Florida's sex predator program resigns
    The state administrator in charge of identifying sex predators who are too dangerous for society resigned Thursday, a day after the Sun Sentinel raised questions about his views and record. Under Dan Montaldi's leadership, the number of potential...
  • Gaetz/Gardiner and Co. use FSU-Clemson game to raise coin

     
    TALLAHASSEE — While the game is a sellout, there is apparently room for some like-minded and deep-pocketed Republicans to watch Saturday night's much-hyped Florida State-Clemson football game alongside some of the Legislature's most powerful...
  • Bill banning funeral protests passes committee

     
    By Jennifer Curington, Staff Writer TALLAHASEE– Efforts to prevent picketing at funerals continues to move through both the House and Senate without protests. Sen. Lizbeth Benacquisto’s, R-Ft. Meyers, bill unanimously passed its third and last...
  • House and Senate to butt heads over funeral protests

     
    TALLAHASSEE–A bill to create a safe zone around funerals and memorials to allow families to grieve without facing protesters is causing tensions between the House and Senate for the second year in a row. The House Judiciary Committee unanimously...
  • AIF endorsements skip over most hotly contested Central Florida races

     
    TALLAHASSEE — The influential business lobbying group Associated Industries of Florida has released its first batch of endorsements for the 2012 elections, and avoided taking a side in virtually every high-profile Orlando-area contest. The group's...
  • Claims bill for Eric Bordy to get hearing Friday

     
    TALLAHASSEE – Sunrise man Eric Brody, who was left brain injured and in a wheelchair from a car accident 14 years ago with a Broward sheriff’s deputy, will get his time before the Florida House Friday. The House Civil Justice Subcommittee is...
  • Fate of parent trigger bill still up in the air

     
    TALLAHASSEE — The fate of a controversial parent trigger bill may go down to the final hours of the legislative session. The movement, championed by former Gov. Jeb Bush's education foundation, would allow parents to choose what turn around method a...
  • Ads on school buses? Senate panel says OK

     
    Yellow school buses could be decorated with commercial advertising under a bill the Senate education committee passed today. Selling such ads could raise $250,000 a year for a district with 200 buses, said Sen. Bill Montford, D-Tallahassee, the bill's...