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Florida senator’s argument favoring elections bill: Voting should not be easy

By | 05.05.11 | 6:11 pm | More from The Florida Independent

Image by Matt MahurinRepublicans who support a massive and controversial elections bill have yet to present evidence of fraud to justify changes that advocacy groups have said would make it more difficult for people — especially young people — to vote. #

Will the Florida legislature do anything with ethics bills?

By | 03.31.11 | 6:01 pm | More from The Florida Independent

The fourth time may be a charm for an ethics bill sponsored by Florida Sen. Paula Dockery, R-Lakeland. #


On Wednesday, the Senate government oversight panel approved the measure, which Dockery has sponsored three times in the past. The bill would create a More…

What’s coercion got to do with banning union dues deduction?

By | 03.14.11 | 3:45 pm | More from The Florida Independent

Nothing, according to the sponsor of a measure that would make it more difficult for public employee unions to collect dues, which cleared its first Senate panel Monday. A representative of the Florida Chamber of Commerce disagreed. #


The bill would end the More…