Tag: Rick Roth
The committee will have its first meeting Tuesday. Image via AP.

News Service Of FloridaDecember 12, 2017

A Senate Republican on Tuesday proposed creating a tax exemption for generators installed at nursing homes and assisted-living facilities. The proposal (SB 1246), filed by Sebring Republican Sen. Denise Grimsley is similar to a measure (HB 803) filed last month by Rep. Rick Roth, a Loxahatchee Republican. The bills, which will be considered during the 2018 […]

News Service Of FloridaNovember 22, 2017

A Senate Republican proposed a measure Monday that, if approved by voters, would make it harder to amend the Florida Constitution. The proposal (SJR 978), filed by Ocala Republican Sen. Dennis Baxley would increase the threshold for voter approval of constitutional amendments. Currently, 60 percent of voters need to approve amendments. Baxley’s proposal would increase […]

Associated PressJune 26, 2017

Half of Florida’s legislators failed or nearly failed in a review of their support for public records and meetings given by Florida newspapers and an open-government group after this year’s legislative sessions. In a “scorecard” produced by the Florida Society of News Editors and based on information provided by Florida’s First Amendment Foundation — which tracked a priority list of […]


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