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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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Florida House Public Integrity and Elections Committee Review 2020 Election Physical and Cybersecurity

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (FNN) – Many of the legislative committees are meeting in preparation for the upcoming legislative session on March 2, 2021. The Public Integrity and Elections Committee met on February 9, 2021, to discuss whether or not Florida’s laws are working to produce secure, reliable, fair, and efficient elections. The presentations during this meeting…

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Daisy Morales Sworn in as State Rep, Hires Diverse Staff

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — Puerto Rican State Representative Daisy Morales was sworn in Tuesday at the Florida Capitol as a new member of the 90th session of the Florida House of Representatives by Florida Supreme Court Justice Ricky Polston. Morales will now represent Orange County’s House District 48 in Tallahassee. She replaces  incumbent State Representative Amy Mercado,…

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State Senator Randolph Bracy Endorses Daisy Morales for State House

ORLANDO, Fla. (FNN) – Since winning the Democratic nomination for Florida House District 48 in August, Supervisor Daisy Morales has been racking up endorsements from Florida’s most powerful Democratic leaders in a move that could clear the way for other state and federal lawmakers to rally behind her campaign. Morales’s campaign announced today the endorsement…

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