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Alimony bill vetoed by Gov. Rick Scott; Campaign finance, ethics legislation signed

Gov. Rick Scott late Wednesday signed into law changes to state ethics and campaign finance laws and vetoed a bill that would have abolished permanent alimony in Florida divorce cases. Read the veto letter.

The Legislature sent Scott all three measures one week ago, setting in motion a seven-day deadline for the governor. The ethics and campaign finance bills were must-pass priorities for House Speaker Will Weatherford, R-Wesley Chapel, and Senate President Don Gaetz, R-Niceville.

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