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State Rep. Daisy Morales Condemns Gov. DeSantis’s Congressional Map, Disney District Dissolution Bill

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (FNN) – State Representative Daisy Morales (D-Orlando) issued a strong statement Thursday after participating in a sit-in on the Florida House floor in protest against Florida governor Ron DeSantis‘s Congressional map and went on to slam his campaign to dissolve Disney’s special districts.   State Rep. Morales’s Statement on DeSantis’s Congressional Map “Our…

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Florida House Passes Rep. Morales’ Educational Opportunities for Disabled Veterans Bill

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (FNN NEWS) – On Wednesday, the Florida House of Representatives unanimously passed Representatives Daisy Morales and Christopher Benjamin‘s HB 1347, a bill that would provide disabled veterans the opportunity to receive certain federal educational assistance benefits, with 118 yeas and 0 nays. This bill would allow those veterans who are deemed eligible the opportunity…

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State Rep. Byrd Proposes Bill to Allow Concealed Guns on Religious Grounds

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (FNN) – State Representative Cord Byrd (R-11) introduced a new bill to the Criminal Justice & Public Safety Subcommittee of the Florida House of Representatives that would allow individuals with a concealed firearm permit to carry a gun while on the premises of a religious institution, whether a mosque, synagogue, or church, if…

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New Sexual Offenders Registration Bill Closes Loophole in Current Law

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (FNN) – Representatives Charles Clemons and Linda Chaney presented a new Sexual Offenders Registration Bill that closes a loophole used by sexual predators to avoid registry during the Criminal Justice & Public Safety Subcommittee meeting Friday. House Bill 193, cosponsored by Clemons and Chaney, amends the loophole within the current statute that prevented…

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Governor DeSantis Allocates $4.3M for Florida’s Natural Resources in 2021

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (FNN) – Many of the legislative committees are meeting in preparation for the upcoming legislative session on March 2, 2021. The Agriculture and Natural Resources Appropriations Subcommittee met on February 10, 2021 to discuss the Governor’s Leads Budget as it pertains to agriculture and natural resources. Kimberly Cramer, from the Governor’s Office of…

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