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April 23, 2002

Parties tussle over districts
Legislators take their clash over a new map of state House and Senate districts to the Florida Supreme Court today.

Ex-clerk of House dies at age 92
Allen Morris was known as a House problem solver, arbiter of rules and as an adviser to members.

Reno gathers support from outside Florida
About 40 percent of her money has come from elsewhere. Bill McBride has raised most of his money in the state.

Issues unsettled, but special session still likely next week
TALLAHASSEE -- Gov. Jeb Bush said Monday he still plans to call legislators back in special session next week but is still trying to work out an agreement on three contentious issues.

New laws ease life for crime victims
The governor signs bills meant to aid victims of sexual assault, domestic violence and other crimes.

Bush supports phone rate bill in part, he says
Though it may raise local rates, he thinks it will foster competition. But the PSC's level of authority concerns him.


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