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Rick Scott Unleashes Fury on Florida House Over Enterprise Florida in New TV Ad

March 16, 2017 - 12:15am
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Gov. Rick Scott is ramping up his all-out war with the Florida House of Representatives to television airwaves -- next week, the governor will air an ad slamming state lawmakers for voting to kill state public-private agencies Enterprise Florida and Visit Florida. 

Education Groups Knock 'Misleading' Fewer, Better Tests Legislation

March 16, 2017 - 6:00am

Florida lawmakers might be calling HB 773 the “Fewer, Better Tests” legislation, but parent groups say the bill’s title is totally misleading and isn’t actually doing anything to eliminate standardized testing in the Sunshine State. 

Senators Green Light Proposal to Cap 4-Year Community College Degrees

March 15, 2017 - 8:00pm

A bill to limit baccalaureate offerings for Florida’s 28 state community colleges sailed through the Senate Appropriations Subcommittee on Higher Education on Wednesday. 

Pro-Pot Entrepreneurs Lash Out at Restrictive Marijuana Measures

March 15, 2017 - 6:00am

With a push of a button, Floridians can take marijuana and make it into oil and butter, perfect for baking brownies, cakes and syrups.

Garyn Angel calls it “Magical Butter.”

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

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