Jac VerSteeg

Jac VerSteegFebruary 17, 2016
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Sen. Joe Negron’s SB 832 declares that “fantasy contests” — meaning endeavors such as DraftKings and FanDuel — “involve the skill of contest participants and do not constitute gambling, gaming or games of chance.” Negron, R-Stuart and a Senate-president-to-be, would regulate this non-gambling via a newly created Office of Amusement. It’s not “gambling,” it’s an […]

Jac VerSteegFebruary 2, 2016
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Florida public schools have arts magnets, science magnets, language arts magnets, foreign language magnets, and on and on. Why not have sports magnets as well? The Florida Legislature is considering bills to greatly expand “choice” for student-athletes and, incidentally, students who participate in other extracurricular activities. Examples are SB 684 and HB 7039. Changes to […]

Jac VerSteegFebruary 1, 2016

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Florida public schools have arts magnets, science magnets, language arts magnets, foreign language magnets, and on and on. Why not have sports magnets as well? The Florida Legislature is considering bills to greatly expand “choice” for student-athletes and, incidentally, students who participate in other extracurricular activities. Examples are SB 684 and HB 7039. Changes to […]

Jac VerSteegJanuary 26, 2016
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What happens if the Florida Legislature refuses to ratify the Seminole Compact that Gov. Rick Scott negotiated with the Tribe? No one really knows, of course, but state Sen. Joe Abruzzo, a Boynton Beach Democrat, offered a tantalizing hint toward the end of a recent workshop by the Senate’s Regulated Industries Committee. Addressing Jim Allen, […]

Jac VerSteegJanuary 25, 2016

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What happens if the Florida Legislature refuses to ratify the Seminole Compact that Gov. Rick Scott negotiated with the Tribe? No one really knows, of course, but state Sen. Joe Abruzzo, D-Boynton Beach, offered a tantalizing hint toward the end of a recent workshop by the Senate’s Regulated Industries Committee. Addressing Jim Allen, the CEO […]


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