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Gov. Scott Says Florida Alimony Reform Bill is ‘Retroactive’

Governor Rick Scott on Wednesday night vetoed a bill that overhauled Florida’s alimony and child custody laws. In a two-page veto letter Scott said he couldn’t support the bill because it applies retroactively. Christine Jordan Sexton reports for the Tampa Bay Business Journal.

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Florida Senate Passes Bill Eliminating Permanent Alimony

Permanent alimony is one step closer to being a thing of the past in Florida after the Senate approved SB 718 by a 29-11 vote on April 4th. Christine Jordan Sexton reports for the Orlando Business Journal.