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For worried senators, help comes at the push of a button



Metal detectors at the entrance of the state Capitol help protect Florida lawmakers.

Security personnel watch over every committee meeting.

But two months after a new law made it easier to bring concealed guns into the Capitol, the Senate security force has installed special alert buttons on the phone of every senator and staffer.

Story here.

[Last modified: Tuesday, December 6, 2011 11:25pm]


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