Though House Speaker Jose Oliva announced in November the chairs of his top committees, he waited until late Friday to introduce his subcommittee leaders and their assignments.
With the November elections rapidly disappearing in the rearview mirror, Tallahassee this week started to turn to its attention to the future.
Florida Senate leaders said this week they are open to the possibility of borrowing money to pay for infrastructure needs, including education projects.
Gov.-elect Ron DeSantis announced Friday additions to the senior team in the Executive Office of the Governor.
Congressman Brian Mast and U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio raised urgent concerns Thursday with the Assistant Secretary of the Army for Civil Works, R. D. James, over an Army Corps of Engineers proposal that would "disregard clear congressional intent" and delay the review of the Central Everglades Planning Project (CEPP) Post Authorization Change Report (PACR) by more than a year.
Gov. Rick Scott, hoping to leave office on the same fiscal high note he pursued for the last eight years, announced Friday that Florida businesses will continue to pay the lowest possible rate for reemployment taxes in 2019 -- for the fourth year in a row. And because of that, the state has been recognized with a national award.
This week, both chambers of Congress passed the farm bill which members of the Florida delegation helped shape and sent it to President Donald Trump.
Gov.-elect Ron DeSantis campaigned against the influence of Big Sugar, fracking and oil drilling off the state’s coasts, which is why environmentalists are trying to remain optimistic.