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The Legislature saw seven staff changes and the Statewide Guardian ad Litem Program hired its first pro-bono attorney recruiter.

In a new ad released by the Republican Party of Florida, House District 89 Democratic candidate David Silvers is being attacked again over his business record.

The Florida Times-Union endorsed Sen. John Thrasher for re-election over two other opponents. Thrasher would likely resign the seat shortly after winning to take over as president at Florida State University.

Florida's proposed medical marijuana Amendment #2 is getting some new support and opposition from two newspapers. The Naples Daily News recommends voting against the measure, while The Miami Herald urges a yes vote.

The Miami Herald endorsed Florida's proposed conservation Amendment #1.

The Miami Herald recommends that Floridians should vote no on the third proposed constitutional amendment calling it "subversive."

Libertarian candidate for governor Adrian Wyllie is out with a new TV ad urging voters to break with the status quo and vote third party.

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Now that the House & Senate are filing bills for the 2014 legislative session, 2013 statutes are published, and committee members are appointed, LobbyTools has defaulted to the 2014...

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The new 2013 statutes are now available on LobbyTools. Statutes can be found by clicking the Statutes link, located under "Research" in the menu on the left side of your screen. Keep reading if...

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Attention all Gmail users: If Google has automatically updated your inbox so that your emails are now being sorted into Primary, Social, Promotions, Updates, and Forums, all of your LobbyTools...

The Rules

Read sections of the Official 2012-2014 House and Senate Rules pertaining to claim bills.

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No more searching! LobbyTools offers quick, easy-to-find news and information, organized by subject area, with Channels.

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Legislator's financial disclosure forms, filed annually with the Florida Commission on Ethics, are now available on LobbyTools.  In addition, we've compiled a data set with net worth totals...

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In the coming weeks, LobbyTools will be adding many new features to your existing LobbyTools subscription.  Our research and development team has been hard at work creating solutions for many...

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LobbyTools presents Legislative IQ Special Reports - Detailed summaries of 2013 legislative issues and their outcomes, including our POLICY NOTES with play-by-play updates for each development...

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