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Islamic State group cited as need for records exemption

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A Florida state representative is using the threat of the Islamic State group to advance a bill that could make it harder for people to find addresses and phone numbers of military service members, their spouses and children. The House Local & Federal Affairs Committee unanimously approved the bill Wednesday. It now goes to the full House. Republican Rep. Matt Gaetz‘ bill (HB 185) would allow active and former military members to tell government agencies to keep private personal information…

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