Florida Politics

Bill Nelson slams Rick Scott for skipping town hall

Gov. Rick Scott’s absence from the CNN town hall on gun reform and his potential refusal to propose an assault …

Chris King: Legislature ‘cowardly’ for running from assault rifle ban

On the debate over assault rifle bans, Democratic gubernatorial candidate Chris King believes the Florida Legislature is a bunch of cowards. …

Hookers and the House? Woman tells lawmakers their colleagues are ‘johns’

A House panel faced a shocking revelation Wednesday — that lawmakers may be soliciting prostitutes in the capital city. Melissa …

CNN Parkland town hall crowd expresses powerful gun-control message

If the crowd at Wednesday night’s gun discussion at the BB&T Center in Sunrise was indicative of more than just …

Rick Scott, Parkland students talk policy behind closed doors

Facing the state’s head honcho, kids from Marjory Stoneman Douglas shared their policy suggestions in the wake of the massacre …

Legislative, Influence and Policy

State to require audits for 26 lobbying firms

The Joint Legislative Auditing Conference released on Thursday a list of 26 lobbying firms that were randomly selected for audits …

Car dealer bill stalls in House committee

A bill aimed at making changes to car dealership regulations stalled out in its second House committee Thursday over objections …

House vacation rentals bill clears Government Accountability Committee

The vacation rentals deregulation bill cleared its first stop in the Florida House of Representatives Thursday with a close approval …

Payday loan bill ready for House floor

A heavily debated proposal that would change regulations for payday lenders continued moving forward Thursday and is ready to go …
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