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Florida seeks to be able to withhold medical treatments from transgender individuals during a legal appeal

Florida asked a federal appeals court to allow the state to restrict medial treatments for people with gender dysphoria during a legal battle.
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Courts revive voter fraud cases in Florida

Two South Florida appeals courts overturned rulings that dismissed charges against a pair of defendants in voter fraud cases.
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Florida seeks to end a lawsuit alleging unconstitutional redistricting

Florida urged a judge to dismiss a lawsuit that state House districts and congressional districts are unconstitutionally gerrymandered.
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A judge rejects shielding for Florida school officials in the fight over a banned book

“And Tango Makes Three” tells the story of two male penguins who raised a penguin chick at New York’s Central Park Zoo.
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Wrangling continues over the financial impact statement for Florida’s abortion rights amendment

A panel is trying to agree on a “financial impact statement,” which will appear on the ballot with the proposed constitutional amendment.
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Citizens Property Insurance adds more Florida policies

Citizens officials have said they do not expect private carriers to take out policies over the next few months.

Florida will consider adding new nuclear power

Florida regulators in the coming months will study the feasibility of adding more nuclear power.
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Feds propose heat protections for workers after a new Florida law banned local protections

The Biden administration is moving forward with a proposal that would require heat protections for workers across the country.
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Sponsor of a new Florida law supports a SCOTUS ruling cracking down on people experiencing homelessness

Republican Sam Garrison praised the ruling that upheld the constitutionality of an Oregon city’s ordinance cracking down on public camping.
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Florida governor signs a bill for higher interest rates on consumer loans

©2024 The News Service of Florida After vetoing a similar measure last year, Gov. Ron DeSantis on Friday signed a bill that could lead to borrowers paying higher interest rates on consumer-finance loans. The bill...
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Ron DeSantis vetoes a bill that would have made it easier to build housing for farmworkers

DeSantis said, "the bill does not include the means to enforce this limitation and could pave the way for housing of illegal alien workers.”
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Feds weigh in against Florida’s pronoun law

The case alleges that Florida's restrictions violate the teachers’ First Amendment rights and run afoul of a federal civil rights law.

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