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Florida Has Paid Over Eighty Percent of FEMA Debt

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (FNN) – The state of Florida has paid 82% of the total funds, almost eight billion dollars, obligated by the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) since 2004, according to a presentation by Kevin Guthrie, Deputy Director of Emergency Management, in the Appropriations Subcommittee on Transportation, Tourism, and Economic Development of the Florida Senate.…

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DEO Requests Approval of $50 Million for Infrastructure and Education Projects

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (FNN) – The Florida Department of Economic Opportunity requested the approval of $50 million dollars from the job growth grant fund for projects to be started in 2021, during a hearing in the Infrastructure & Tourism Appropriations Subcommittee of the Florida House of Representatives. Adam Callaway, director of Strategic Business Development in the…

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Sex Offenders Would Not Be Granted Shared Child Custody, Proposed New Florida Bill

TALLAHASSEE (FNN) – A new proposed bill would forbid sexual offenders and sexual predators from time-sharing custody of their children, except in cases where the courts would find mitigating circumstances, as heard in front of the Children, Families and Seniors Subcommittee of the Florida House of Representatives. House Bill 141 was presented to the subcommittee…

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Medical Marijuana Use Rises in Florida Among Calls of Caution Over Higher Potency

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (FNN) – The Office of Medical Marijuana Use (OMMU) of the Florida Department of Health presented the current state of medical marihuana in the state, during a session with the Professions & Public Health Subcommittee of the Florida House of Representatives. OMMU director Christopher Fergusson indicated that there are currently 2,644 physicians and…

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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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