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May 8, 2001
State ceremony pays tribute to law officers killed on duty
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A ceremony at the Capitol recognizes four officers who died in 2000 and two others who died in past years.
Legislature 2001
Late change helps lobbyist's son
Amendment to a health care bill has one sure-fire beneficiary: Joseph Spinelli, who needed help to attend medical school in Florida.

Did pension reform tiff spill over into bill?
A lawmaker says job retention changes for an official weren't vindictive. The official disagrees.

Deadline on portables extended
The Legislature gives school districts another year to either bring their portable classrooms up to code or eliminate them.

Governor to sift through details of new bills
TALLAHASSEE -- On the Monday after the state Legislature went home, Gov. Jeb Bush was among those trying to sort out exactly what the lawmakers did and whom they did it to.

Bush says he'll sign education overhaul
The state Board of Regents would be abolished under the bill.

Top stories
Bush's trustees mostly in GOP
The vast majority of those he has chosen for higher education boards are Republican.


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