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• Now on Gov. Rick Scott’s desk is a legislative measure adding a reservoir south of Lake Okeechobee for Everglades restoration.
The Legislature approved the bill after bitter debate over central and south Florida’s water. Read More »
• Florida Democrats announced Tuesday a new step toward a special legislative session on gun reform.
They are calling for reform that would close what they call a “terror loophole” allowing known or suspected terrorists to buy guns. Read More »
• This week, the state Legislature sent a bill to the governor that would change the way alimony works in the state of Florida. The measure would put an end to permanent support for former spouses and alter the way alimony is decided in the state according to a predetermined formula that takes into account on how long a marriage lasted and the difference in gross incomes between former partners. The argument for the bill is that men are unfairly burdened with alimony payments, sometimes for longer than a marriage lasted. As usual, the devil is in the details, and the details here include reductions not only in the amount of time that alimony lasts, but how much money judges may … Read More »