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February 18, 2013 12:00 AM

Florida lawmakers' gift ban might get a few tweaks

TALLAHASSEE -- Sen. Tom Lee says he's heard all the complaints about the gift ban law passed seven years ago: Some say it's made it more expensive for lawmakers to do their jobs. Others say it led to the abuse of political committees to skirt the ban. They say it's awkward for lawmakers to even accept a cup of coffee.

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