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April 4, 2001
Senate relaxing stand on tax cuts
The House presses hard for cuts as political realities set in before final budget talks.

Racial profiling bill splits legislators
A House committee rejects a plan to form a task force to study traffic stops based on race and instead backs a plan pushed by sheriffs, angering black lawmakers.

Legislators ignore judge's order on labor talks
The House Speaker says, "We are not going to follow a temporary restraining order that violates our constitutional duty."

The Legislature in brief
New mayor chats with Bush

Around the state
Florida's population center still lies in Polk County

Other counts continue
The Miami Herald, USA Today, Knight Ridder newspapers review of presidential ballots is not the last word on what happened in Florida on Nov. 7. A second, larger group of media companies, including the St. Petersburg Times, soon will release data on their own independent review of the ballots in the state.

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