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Georgia, South Carolina accept greater burden for port improvements

...third East Coast port ready for giant ships even at low tide, Miami-Dade County put up $108 million and the Florida Legislature agreed to pay the rest. When President Barack Obama visited PortMiami in March 2013, Florida Gov. Rick Scott...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2014-10-11/georgia-south-carolina-a
Ga. group offers way to curb health care costs

...employees, including Evans, into its leadership posts.The organization tried unsuccessfully to persuade the Florida Legislature to pass the proposal last year.So far, according to McCutcheon, no Georgia lawmaker has committed to introducing...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2012-09-22/ga-group-offers-way-cu
Outlook poor for bills to limit drivers on cells

...don't think it's safe," said Delavalle, 48, "because sometimes you can get so into the conversation." The Florida Legislature could give Delavalle some more incentive to put down her phone, but likely won't. Multiple bills were filed...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2009/05/01/liv_522333.shtml
Life & style
Hoops all-star wins in run-off

...Eagan (Minn.) City Council - Bob Heaton, college basketball, Indiana Legislature - Greg Hopkins, Arena Football League, Pennsylvania Legislature RACE UNDECIDED - Peter Boulware, NFL, Florida Legislature -- Associated Press

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2008/11/06/nba_482417.shtml
NBA
Marlins finalizing proposal for new ballpark

...Stadium since the team was founded in 1993. They have been pushing for a new stadium for years. In May, the Florida Legislature failed to approve a $60 million subsidy to help build a $490 million, retractable-roof stadium for the team...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2008/02/18/bas_187739.shtml
Baseball
Union says investigation is going too far

...Saturday from its toughest defeat of the season. For the fifth time in six years, the franchise struck out with the Florida Legislature, which denied the Marlins a $60 million subsidy for a new ballpark. The team plans to keep pursuing the Hialeah...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/05/07/bas_80448.shtml
Baseball
What's the trouble with middle school?

...environment, and some pupils aren't prepared for the middle school environment, Mrs. Pulliam said. IN JANUARY, the Florida Legislature asked its Office of Program Policy Analysis & Government Accountability to explore the trend in converting middle...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/10/23/met_14686.shtml
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Gov. Bush strikes moral tone with Republicans

...education, but got the most rousing cheers when he ticked off a list of measures targeting abortion that passed the Florida Legislature this year. In their legislative session that ended Friday, Florida lawmakers approved tougher state regulations...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/05/08/met_452539.shtml
Metro
Deal with sex offenders harshly

...chase the mad dogs over into your neighbor's yard. The second pertains to the Jessica Lunsford Act passed by the Florida legislature that sets a mandatory sentence of 25 years to life for sex offenses on children younger than 12. Also, if these...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/05/04/let_452093.shtml
Letters
Across the southeast

...FLA. - After a convicted sex offender accused of killing a 9-year-old girl was arrested in Georgia, the Florida Legislature passed a bill that would strengthen punishments for sex offenders. Gov. Jeb Bush is expected to sign the Jessica...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/04/24/met_451217.shtml
Metro