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U.S. House Committee on the Judiciary

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  • Tom Feeney is new AIF Chief

     
    TALLAHASSEE — Former U.S. Rep. Tom Feeney is the new head of Associated Industries of Florida, replacing Barney Bishop, who was ousted from the job earlier this year. Feeney is also a former Speaker of the Florida House. Here's the release from AIF....
  • GoDaddy backs away from piracy bill after pressure from websites

     
    Internet registration service GoDaddy.com has taken itself out of the firing line on one of the Internet community's biggest controversies. GoDaddy had been a vocal supporter of the Stop Online Piracy Act, the bill that would allow media companies to........
  • Thursday Morning Coffee: The five things you need to know this morning.

     
    Good Thursday Morning, Fellow Seekers. Without preamble or artifice, here's the five things you need to know to get your day started on this 7th day of June. 1. Republican legislative leaders and the Corbett administration continued their budget...
  • Monday Morning Coffee: Ed Rendell Still Thinks You're A Wuss.

     
    Good Monday Morning, Fellow Seekers. It's a rainy and gray day here in the seat of power. For reasons entirely unclear to us, both the House and Senate are out of session until May 21 (it takes that long to......
  • Critical Child Sex Abuse Legislation

     
    I've been writing about House Bills 832 and 878, both of which grew out of a Philadelphia grand jury's most recent findings on clergy abuse and cover-ups involving the Philadelphia Archdiocese. They've been buried in the state House Judiciary Committee......
  • Bill seeks to expand videotaped police interrogations

     
    A number of police agencies videotape interrogations of criminal suspects. Legislation has been introduced in Congress to increase the practice. The Custodial Interrogation Recording Act would make available federal grants to law enforcement agencies...
  • With attention on Sandusky, Legislature to take up child abuse bills next week.

     
    From Clara Ritger: The state Senate will consider legislation early next week to mandate reporting suspected child abuse. Sen. Kim Ward, R-Westmoreland, is pushing a bill that would increase the penalties for not reporting suspected child abuse. The...
  • Monday Morning Coffee: For Corbett, questions about Sandusky will always be tough ones.

     
    With former Penn State assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky behind bars, convicted on 45 of 48 counts of child sexual abuse, it might have been the question that Gov. Tom Corbett thought had finally gone away. But with last week's......
  • Statute of Limitations

     
    My column today was about the way more victims are coming forward as a result of high-profile child sex abuse cases and the importance of discussing and passing two state House bills that would give more child sex abuse victims......
  • White House airs objections to SOPA, PIPA anti-piracy bills

     
    Score one for Google. The White House raised concerns Saturday about aspects of pending anti-piracy legislation that has been strongly backed by the Motion Picture Assn. of America, Hollywood's chief lobbying arm. In an unusually blunt statement, Obama...
  • Dogs Deserve Better

     
    While most of us were comfortably air-conditioned or at least free to get out of the sun, a group of animal advocates spent several hours Monday chained to dog houses at the state Capitol. Led by the national group Dogs......
  • Adams: I’ll work to repeal healthcare law – and use it to raise money

     
    U.S. Rep. Sandy Adams, R-Orlando, has gone on record as upset by the Supreme Court healthcare decision and determined to repeal it. But it took her an hour longer than it did her rival, U.S. Rep. John Mica, R-Winter Park, and — unlike Mica —...