Tag: Department of Emergency Management
Rep. Juan Fernandez-Barquin gives his closing remarks on his bill HB 1, known as the "anti-riot bill" during a House session before the bill passed at the Capitol.

Jim RosicaJuly 19, 2018
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The Legislature opened the state’s wallet again Thursday, granting a request from the state’s medical marijuana regulators for another $13 million in operating costs. The approval from the Joint Legislative Budget Commission didn’t come without some grousing, however. The Department of Health, under Gov. Rick Scott, regulates the drug through its Office of Medical Marijuana Use (OMMU). House Democratic […]

Jim RosicaNovember 30, 2015
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A vendor in a bidding process to provide a next-generation statewide emergency alert system is protesting the award to a competitor, saying the state’s evaluators were “biased,” among other complaints. Emergency Communications Network, or ECN, filed an administrative protest last month, records show. The company is headquartered in Ormond Beach. The project at issue is the continued development […]


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