Tag: HB 6005
American tennis icon Althea Gibson was a trailblazer, and FAMU is making sure future generations know that.

Peter SchorschAugust 23, 2017
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Republican state Rep. Bryan Avila earned some praise from Americans for Prosperity-Florida for sponsoring a bill to kill Sunshine State stadium deals. The conservative group called the Florida Sports Development Fund, an incentive program greenlighted by lawmakers in 2014, “corporate welfare” and lauded Avila’s HB 6005, filed Tuesday, for attempting to repeal the “sports incentive […]

Scott PowersMarch 1, 2017
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A gun laws debate featuring staunch 2nd Amendment Republican state Rep. Scott Plakon and irrepressible “common-sense reforms” Democrat state Rep. Carlos Guillermo Smith boiled down Tuesday night between a demand that fundamental rights should not be abridged without compelling reasons, and expressions of perceived compelling reasons. Plakon, a Longwood Republican who sponsored House Bill 6005, […]


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