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April 11, 2001
Legislative leaders ordered into court
The four lawmakers are ordered to appear before a judge next week on charges of indirect criminal contempt.

Rally decries budgets for Everglades
Environmentalists protest the president's and Legislature's proposals.

Bills would make much more private
The Legislature is considering 132 proposals affecting public records and open government, a First Amendment group says.

Panel approves billboard bill
The measure, if okayed by the full Legislature, would force local governments to pay for billboards they wanted to remove.

Bill pushes higher scores to qualify for Bright Futures
Legislators want to control the scholarship program's escalating cost.

Two higher education bills survive
Bills regarding SPJC and USF's St. Petersburg campus still pass key tests.

Father's goal: safer elevators
Before passing a bill requiring inspections of all elevators, a committee hears from a doctor whose son was killed in one.


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