There were still no definite answers Wednesday on whether the House will consider a Senate-approved change to the state’s Stand Your Ground law. The Senate bill, backed by state Sen. Rob Bradley, “shifts the burden of proof from the defendant to the prosecution” in pretrial hearings on whether a use of force was justifiable, according to […]
A measure expanding medical marijuana to the terminally ill is headed back to a Senate panel. The Florida Senate on Thursday announced the measure (SB 460) would be referred back to the Senate Rules Committee. The move came one day after the bill, sponsored by Sen. Rob Bradley, a Fleming Island Republican, was temporarily postponed. […]
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One million pounds will be on offer this year for the QIPCO 2000 Guineas and QIPCO 1000 Guineas – the first two races in the 2016 QIPCO British Champions Series. The British Classics, which have seen the likes of Series … Continue reading →
A Senate budget panel advanced a bill on Wednesday to grant the family of a deceased Florida State University football player who died on the practice field. The bill – SB 16 by Sen. Arthenia Joyner – appropriates $1.8 million to the family of Devaughn Darling, who died during preseason drills from complications of an undiagnosed health […]
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The Senate’s alimony overhaul bill cleared its second review panel Wednesday, though it was again rushed through in the remaining minutes of a committee hearing. The Appropriations Subcommittee on Criminal and Civil Justice OK’d the bill (SB 668), aimed of getting rid of “forever alimony,” on a 5-2 party-line vote. As in its first hearing in the Judiciary […]