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House Committee Approves Bill to Deregulate Vacation Rentals

March 14, 2017 - 7:30pm

Vacation rental companies and property owners are praising a House committee’s passage of a bill to prevent local governments from adopting laws to regulate vacation rentals in the Sunshine State on Tuesday.

House Subcommittee Passes Legislation to Scale Back Standardized Testing

March 14, 2017 - 3:30pm

A Florida House panel took one step closer to cutting back on testing by passing legislation to curb standardized testing in the Sunshine State.

House Committee Passes Bill to Ban Sanctuary Cities in Florida

March 14, 2017 - 12:45pm

Florida lawmakers approved a controversial measure to crack down on Florida’s “sanctuary cities” for undocumented immigrants, green-lighting a measure to punish local officials for failing to comply with federal immigration rules on Monday.

Senate Committee Passes Ridesharing Insurance Requirement Bill

March 14, 2017 - 11:30am

Uber and Lyft were riding high Tuesday after the Senate Banking and Insurance Committee passed legislation to create regulatory and insurance requirements for popular ridesharing companies.

Lauren Book, Joe Geller File Bills to Heighten Criminal Penalties for Guns at Schools

March 13, 2017 - 11:00pm

Two Democratic lawmakers have waded into new legislation to keep guns away from children in the Sunshine State. 

Florida Unemployment Rate Ticks Up As Scott Takes Swipe at House Enterprise Florida Vote

Florida House Votes to Kill Enterprise Florida, Cut Visit Florida

March 10, 2017 - 12:45pm
Rick Scott and Richard Corcoran

The Florida House of Representatives has thrown down the gauntlet and sent Enterprise Florida and Visit Florida to their graves, voting to cut both agencies in a vote held Friday. 

House Passes Six Year Ban on Lobbying for Former Lawmakers, Elected Officials

March 10, 2017 - 11:30am

The Florida House continued its legislative crackdown on lobbyists Friday, extending the statewide ban on former lawmakers and elected officials from two years to six years. The bill would make Florida the most restrictive state in the country for lobbyists.

Medical Marijuana Activists Slam Rigid House Legislation

March 10, 2017 - 6:00am

Medical marijuana advocates are furious over a new House proposal they say will severely limit both the availability and marketability of a life-saving drug in Florida.

State Attorney to Investigate Andrew Gillum Illegal Email Scandal

March 9, 2017 - 6:30pm

Looks like Tallahassee Mayor and gubernatorial hopeful Andrew Gillum has found himself in hot water once more over illegally using his government email for personal and campaign use. On Thursday, the State Attorney’s office officially announced it was opening a probe into the issue.



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