Tag: sober homes

Ryan NicolDecember 28, 2018
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U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio spoke to constituents and reporters Friday, highlighting several of his legislative accomplishments during the 115th Congress. But Rubio also addressed the way the current Congress is coming to a close, with yet another partial shutdown of the federal government. “Ultimately, these government shutdowns are not an ideal way to function,” Rubio […]

Ryan NicolDecember 5, 2018
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6min39
Broward County Commission members outlined their top requests from the Legislature for the upcoming 2019 Session. The commissioners met Tuesday with several members of the Broward County legislative delegation at the Broward County Governmental Center in Fort Lauderdale. Broward County Mayor Mark Bogen led the discussion. Bogen said the county’s main priorities are substance abuse […]

Staff ReportsJune 10, 2015
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Gov. Rick Scott, who faced a deadline on 56 bills presented to him by the Legislature by today, signed 55 of them into law today. See below for a list of the bills that made the cut, per a news release from Scott’s office: HB 21             Substance Abuse Services – This bill establishes a voluntary […]

Ryan RayApril 9, 2015
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In what might be the culmination of a years-long effort to pass legislation to regulate the growing cottage industry of private halfway houses for addicts known as “sober homes,” Rep. Bill Hager has successfully shepherded his HB 21 toward passage in the House by a vote of 113-2. “Dating back to my service on the Boca Raton City […]


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