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  • 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 —...
  • SOPA anti-piracy bill markup to resume next month, lawmaker says

     
    SOPA: Despite the anti-SOPA protests scheduled for Jan. 18, House Judiciary Committee Chairman Lamar Smith says Congress will reexamine the bill in February....
  • SOPA sent back to the drawing board in wake of Internet protests

     
    The SOPA online piracy bill that helped spark this week's unprecedented Internet protests will be redrafted, its lead sponsor said Friday. The move came not long after the Senate postponed a key vote on the companion PIPA bill scheduled for next week....
  • Today in Tallahassee: Budget, divorce, and speed-reading of bills

     
    TALLAHASSEE — The Florida House is slated to take up its proposed $69.2 billion budget today, while the Senate is inching closer to producing one of its own. Welcome to Day 30 of the 2012 legislative session — the official midpoint, if you...
  • Sign This Petition

     
    If you feel as I do that Pennsylvania needs to change its statutes of limitation for child sex abuse, here's a link to a petition urging committee chairs in the state Legislature to stop blocking two important bills from consideration.......
  • Anti-abortion group backs Adams — and Mica too

     
    WASHINGTON — U.S. Rep. Sandy Adams told supporters in a mass e-mail today that she recently received an endorsement from the National Right to Life, an anti-abortion group whose support can help in a Republican primary — such as the one that...
  • ‘Inspirational message’ bill clears House panel

     
    From the News Service of Florida TALLAHASSEE — A controversial measure allowing students to deliver “inspirational messages” at public school events passed the House Education Committee on Monday, leaving it one stop away from what could...
  • Gaetz says no to House proposal protecting lawmakers from testifying

     
    TALLAHASSEE — Senate President Designate Don Gaetz, R-Niceville, who led the Senate's redistricting process, said Monday that a House proposal to shield legislators and their staffs from ever being required to testify or produce public records...
  • Committee sends first updates to PA wiretap statute since 1998 to the House floor.

     
    The first updates to Pennsylvania's wiretapping statute in 14 years -- including language that would legally allow crime victims to record acts perpetrated against them -- are headed to the House floor and backers are hoping for a vote before......
  • Anger over S.F. mass-killing suspect's deportation snafu

     
    As authorities continue to investigate the background of the suspect in the slaying of five San Francisco residents, lawmakers are calling for legislation that would allow for the lengthier detention of criminal immigrants who cannot be repatriated....
  • Friday Morning Coffee: The Weekend Warm-Up.

     
    Good Friday Morning, Fellow Seekers. It's looking to be a scorcher of a weekend here in the seat of power -- and we're not just talking about budget negotiations. Temperatures are supposed to tip up into the mid-to high-80s here......