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'Restrictive' Medical Marijuana Bill Sails Through House Committee

March 28, 2017 - 5:30pm

A Florida House committee decided to move ahead with one of the strictest proposals to regulate medical marijuana in the Sunshine State on Tuesday, much to the chagrin of pro-pot advocates who have criticized the bill for going against the wants and desires of Florida voters. 

House Committee Advances Bill to Deregulate Vacation Rentals

March 28, 2017 - 2:45pm

While the war against home-sharing companies like Airbnb rages on in South Florida, a bill prohibiting Florida cities and counties from passing measures to restrict homesharing companies and vacation rentals sailed through a Florida House subcommittee on Tuesday.

House Committee Passes Watered-Down Recess Bill

March 28, 2017 - 11:30am

The Florida House K-12 Innovation Subcommittee passed a watered-down version of a bill to require recess in public schools on Tuesday.

Rick Scott: Florida Will Be Prepared to Fight Back Against Zika in 2017

March 27, 2017 - 6:00pm

Gov. Rick Scott is making sure Florida stays ahead of the curve this year when it comes to the Zika virus.

Fate of 'Fewer, Better Tests' Proposal Uncertain After Senate Committee Shelves Bill

March 27, 2017 - 4:15pm

The Senate Education Committee temporarily postponed a vote on a bill to limit testing in Florida on Monday, casting a cloud of uncertainty over the legislation’s fate.

Bill Nelson Plans to Vote Against Neil Gorsuch's Confirmation to U.S. Supreme Court

March 27, 2017 - 2:45pm

U.S. Sen. Bill Nelson says he won’t be voting in favor of Neil Gorsuch, President Donald Trump’s pick for the next justice of the U.S. Supreme Court.

Miami Threatens to Sue Airbnb, Hit Residents for Code Compliance Over Short-Term Rentals

March 26, 2017 - 3:45pm

Before Miami Mayor Tomás Regalado heads out of office, he has a parting gift for some of his constituents: whacking them with code compliance violations for voicing their opinions at a City Commission meeting.

Roger Stone: 'I Have Had No Collusions with the Russians'

March 26, 2017 - 12:00pm

President Donald Trump once called him “one tough cookie.” 

Florida Loses 5,000 Jobs in February, Unemployment Rate Unchanged

March 24, 2017 - 10:45am

Florida lost thousands of jobs and the unemployment rate remained unchanged during the month of February, according to a new report from the Florida Department of Economic Opportunity. 

Berny Jacques Kicks Off Campaign for GOP Battleground in HD 66

March 24, 2017 - 6:00am

Election Day 2018 might be 18 months away, but Berny Jacques is already rolling up his sleeves and trying to get ahead of the pack for the Republican candidacy in Florida’s 66th House District. That means knocking on doors, meeting with donors, getting his name out and locking up the district early. 


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