Florida Politics

Donald Trump order reassesses drilling off South Atlantic coast

President Donald Trump signed an executive order Friday afternoon to have Secretary of the Interior Ryan Zinke reevaluate oil and …
BOOZE BILL

Beer bill bounces back to Senate with free glass provision

The House on Friday sent back a Senate beer advertising bill, having tacked on language that would also allow beer makers …

Midtown Reader to share love of reading, community on Indie Bookstore Day

Book lovers and supporters of shopping locally can fuel their passions Saturday during National Independent Bookstore Day. Midtown Reader, Tallahassee’s …

Rick Scott targets legislators with phone calls

Florida Gov. Rick Scott is targeting 10 Republicans in his push to get $200 million to help repair the dike …

Americans offer hope, prayer in assessing Donald Trump’s 100 days

They are young and old: a high school student who can’t yet vote, a Vietnam vet who did so proudly. …

Legislative, Influence and Policy

Homestead exemption boost moves from Rules Committee to full Senate

The Senate debated Friday whether to raise Florida’s homestead exemption to $75,000 on property values of as much as $125,000 …

After years of work, estoppel bill heads to governor

We’ve been writing about it for years, all the while wondering ‘why,’ but 2017 was the winning session for an overhaul …
trauma centers

Watered-down trauma center bill passes House

What began as a bang ended with a whimper as the House passed a diluted trauma center bill and sent …

Warning labels could cost millions, Florida Lottery says

A well-meaning idea could cost the state’s pot of money for scholarships and public education up to about $50 million. The …
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