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March 15, 2001
Bush, McKay at odds over taxes
TALLAHASSEE -- From lowering property taxes to giving tax breaks to investors and back-to-school shoppers, tax cuts have been a hallmark of Gov. Jeb Bush's administration.

Nursing home fight comes to a head
As a Senate panel passes a reform bill, seniors push to protect their right to sue and lawmakers face hard choices.

Lawyers, judges fight bills that dilute control
The president of the Florida Bar argues that dumping the current court system would set the state back 100 years.

Committee pushes to keep 2 state jobs free of politics
A bill aimed at the secretary of state is amended to include the attorney general.

Legislature 2001
Today is the 10th day of the 60-day session.

Group sues state over felons' voting rights
The goal is an order forcing the Department of Corrections to comply with the law on restoring ex-felons' rights.

'We are very proud of him,' Fla. soldier's relative says
When Staff Sgt. Richard N. Boudreau II joined the Army 11 years ago, he knew he was entering a dangerous job. Even more so, family members say, when the Orlando native began working with explosives.

Around the state
Downed power line starts fire on Disney preserve

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