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President Trump addressed the nation from the White House Thursday morning to send condolences to the families of the 17 victims killed at Marjorie Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland. 

"Today I speak to a nation in grief," said president Trump. "To every parent, teacher and child who's hurting so badly: we are here for you, whatever you need, whatever we can do to ease your pain."


Florida could stay brighter longer each fall and winter under a bill passed by the state House.

The House voted 103-11 to approve the bill to ask Congress to let Florida remain in Daylight Saving Time all year, meaning while the rest of the Eastern United States sets their clocks back in the fall, Florida wouldn’t.

Most child marriages in Florida would be banned — though not for 16- and 17-year-olds when there's a pregnancy — under a bill overwhelmingly approved by the House on Wednesday.

Senate Panel Backs School Mental Health Initiative

Feb 15, 2018

Shortly before a mass shooting at a Broward County high school, a Senate committee on Wednesday unanimously approved a bill that could dedicate more funding to Florida schools for mental health services.

HMO Group Slams Bill, Compares It To Obamacare

Feb 14, 2018

In an attempt to kill a bill that would limit its members from retroactively denying claims, the Florida Association of Health Plans issued a statement Tuesday calling a House proposal (HB 217) “nothing more than a codification” into state law of a federal Obamacare policy.

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