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Staff ReportsOctober 16, 2017
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State Rep. Danny Burgess on Monday announced he filed a trio of veterans bills for the 2018 Legislative Session to address mental health and licensing issues. “I believe our most solemn responsibility as a state is to serve those who have served us,” said Burgess, a Zephyrhills Republican, in a statement. “Veterans are Florida’s VIPs, and these […]

Les NeuhausMarch 23, 2017
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The Florida House advanced a bill that would allow school administrators to pray in public schools throughout the state if students initiate those prayers. HB 303 unanimously passed the House Education Committee Thursday. The measure would violate the decades-old federal provision separating church and state, and may likely be challenged at some point. However, at the […]

A.G. GancarskiMarch 14, 2017
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Legislation that could extend the concept of religious expression in public schools cleared its second and final Senate committee, and now awaits a floor vote. The “Florida Student and School Personnel and Religious Liberties Act”  [SB 436], carried in the Senate by Sen. Dennis Baxley, was passed along party lines by the Senate Judiciary Committee Tuesday. The […]

A.G. GancarskiMarch 14, 2017
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Legislation that could extend the concept of religious expression in public schools will have committee hearings in the Florida House and Senate Tuesday. The “Florida Student and School Personnel and Religious Liberties Act” [HB 303 / SB 436] is being carried on the House side by Democratic Rep. Kim Daniels and the Senate side by Sen. Dennis Baxley. […]


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