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Steube, La Rosa Drum Up Legislation to Save Vacation Rentals from Local Government Control

January 16, 2018 - 5:45pm

Two Florida lawmakers are proposing new regulations to limit control over vacation rentals in Florida, including renting through popular homesharing sites like Homeaway and Airbnb. 

Shevrin Jones Files Bill to Repeal Stand Your Ground Law

January 16, 2018 - 3:45pm

Florida State Rep. Shevrin Jones says the time is now for Florida’s controversial “Stand Your Ground” law to be taken off of the books once and for all.

Florida TaxWatch: All Aboard Florida Could Boost Florida Economy by $915 Million

January 16, 2018 - 1:45pm

The new Brightline train embarked on its maiden voyage from West Palm Beach to Fort Lauderdale last week, and according to a new report, the train system could prove to be incredibly profitable to the Sunshine State.

Sean Shaw Announces Bid for Attorney General

January 16, 2018 - 12:00pm
Sean Shaw

State Rep. Sean Shaw officially threw his name in the ring to become Florida’s next Attorney General on Tuesday. 

Gwen Graham: Rick Scott's 'Complete Incompetence and Neglect' Led to Hollywood Nursing Home Deaths

January 12, 2018 - 4:15pm
Gwen Graham and Rick Scott

Former U.S. Rep. and Democratic gubernatorial candidate Gwen Graham says Gov. Rick Scott failed hundreds, perhaps thousands of elderly people by failing to respond to cries for help as Hurricane Irma battered the state in September.

USDA Still Predicts 78-Year Low for 2017-2018 Orange Season

January 12, 2018 - 3:45pm

Florida’s citrus industry continues to struggle nearly four months after Hurricane Irma swept through the state and caused billions of dollars worth of damage -- and state officials are begging the federal government for money to help farmers recover.

Florida House Passes Bill Banning Sanctuary Cities

January 12, 2018 - 3:15pm

The Florida House of Representatives passed a bill to ban sanctuary cities in Florida, a top priority for House leadership during the 2018 legislative session.

Republican, Democratic Lawmakers Trash Trump Comments on Haiti and African Countries

January 12, 2018 - 3:00pm
Richard Corcoran, Daphne Campbell, Donald Trump and Rick Scott

Florida politicians slammed slurs President Donald Trump allegedly made to a group of lawmakers in Washington Wednesday about Haiti and other African nations, reportedly calling them “shithole countries” while talking about immigration.

John Morgan Rules Out Independent Run for Governor

January 12, 2018 - 8:00am
John Morgan

Orlando superattorney John Morgan won’t be running for governor after all. 

Senate Passes Permanent Expansion of Bright Futures Scholarship Program

January 11, 2018 - 4:45pm

A bill to expand a statewide scholarship program for Florida college students sailed through the Florida Senate on Thursday.  

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