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House Votes Down Obamacare Work Week

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The House on Thursday in a 252-172 vote approved legislation that would waive fees on businesses that do not offer health insurance to employees working fewer than 40 hours per week. The legislation – which has been at the center of a heavy corporate lobbying campaign – only received 12 Democratic votes. Eighteen Democrats backed …

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Teachers Union Won’t Appeal

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Pointing to discussions with Senate President Andy Gardiner, the state’s largest teachers’ union said Thursday it will stop challenging a 2014 law that included expansion of a voucher-like program that helps send children to private schools. The Florida Education Association said it will not appeal a ruling last week by Leon County Chief Circuit Judge …

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Free Tuition at Community Colleges

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President Obama wants to provide free tuition at community colleges, a proposal that could benefit as many as 9 million students, according to a White House outline of the plan released Thursday. There is one big caveat in the proposal — there is no plan to fund it, other than to ask Congress for the …

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Republicans Take Back Senate

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Voters handed control of the Senate to Republicans for the first time in eight years on Tuesday, putting the GOP in charge of Congress for the remainder of President Obama’s term. Republicans swept to victory in a string of contests across the country, retaining every one of the GOP-held seats up for grabs and picking …

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Volusia County General Election 2014 Results

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We want to thank all the Republican candidates for the hard work they put into their campaigns. Congratulations to those candidates whom won their election and to those whom made the run-off. To see the results, please click the link below which will take you to the Supervisor of Elections’ website. As of this date …

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Florida Amendment 2 Defeated in General Election

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Voters narrowly rejected the legalization of medical marijuana in Florida on Tuesday after a surge of ads saying the ballot initiative was riddled with holes. The Associated Press declared that Amendment 2 had failed as it did not appear it would reach the necessary 60 percent to pass. It had about 57 percent support with …

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Governor Rick Scott of Florida Letter to Floridians

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Friends, Florida has achieved an incredible turnaround. In the last four years, we’ve created hundreds of thousands of jobs, gave millions of dollars back to Florida families through tax cuts, and made record investments into our schools. Charlie Crist – like Barack Obama – thinks that money grows on trees, but we know better. We …

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Volusia County August 26, 2014 Election Results

Volusia County Election Results

We want to thank all the Republican candidates for the hard work they put into their campaigns. Congratulations to those candidates whom won their election and to those whom made the run-off. To see the results, please click the link below which will take you to the Supervisor of Elections’ website. As of this date …

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