Tag: Florida Coalition to Prevent Gun Violence
Karen Berrios, right, watches Jon Hazelbaker install a commemorative plaque on the Spiegel Grove. Image via AP via Florida Keys News Bureau.

Jim RosicaNovember 3, 2018
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Tallahassee Mayor Andrew Gillum, also the Democratic nominee for Governor, said Friday’s mass shooting at a yoga studio “has no place in civilized society.” Gillum released a statement Saturday morning in response to the attack that claimed three lives, including the shooter’s. Five others were wounded, according to reports. “I am deeply appreciative of our law […]

Scott PowersOctober 4, 2017
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Casting aside any criticism politicizing tragedy, Orlando state Sen. Linda Stewart, Orlando state Rep. Carlos Guillermo Smith and a statewide coalition demanded talks Wednesday on gun law reforms, particularly on their bills banning sales of semi-automatic weapon and high-capacity magazines in Florida. Democrats Stewart and Smith filed such bills last session, in the memory of […]

Staff ReportsMarch 15, 2017
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The House Insurance and Banking Subcommittee approved an assignment of benefits reform bill Tuesday. The bill links fees to pre-litigation offers of judgment and requires policyholders receive notice if a contractor files suit. “The Consumer Protection Coalition applauds Rep. Jamie Grant and House leadership for taking on the issue of Assignment of Benefits fraud and […]


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