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Capital Report: February 29, 2024

Governor Ron DeSantis still hasn’t signed a controversial social media bill aimed at keeping minors off online platforms. Tristan Wood reports that legislative leaders are remaining tight-lipped about negotiations going on behind the scenes.

Legislation seeking to prevent unhoused people from sleeping in public places is poised for a final vote tomorrow (Friday) in the Florida House. A similar Senate bill is also ready for consideration by its full chamber.

High school dropouts in Florida could get a second chance at a higher education. There’s a plan that lawmakers in the Senate are getting behind and as Adrian Andrews reports, it provides free rides to college.

The Florida House today unanimously passed a bill to provide $20 million to compensate victims of abuse at the now-closed Dozier School for Boys in Marianna.