Legal Updates

GREENHOUSE GASES Florida joined with other states to file a lawsuit against the federal government regarding the calculations of the social costs of greenhouse gas emissions. The U.S. Fifth Circuit of Appeals rejected the claim that the states are suffering under the Biden administration’s calculations of the social cost. The court panel found the states could only Read more about Legal Updates[…]

Issues of Interest

FSU SOCCER The Florida State University women’s soccer team came home from Santa Clara, California with their third national championship on December 6th. A scoreless game, they won on the last penalty kick to secure the win against Brigham Young University. Go Lady Noles! MASK FINES The Florida Department of Education returned over $875,000 in state Read more about Issues of Interest[…]

In Memoriam

Joe Brown Former Secretary of the Florida Senate Joe Brown died April 16th in Tallahassee. In 1974, Brown became the 40th Secretary of the Florida Senate. He served for 22 years, retiring in 1996. Brown was 88.   Michael Collins Astronaut Michael Collins died of cancer at the age of 90 on April 28th. Collins Read more about In Memoriam[…]

Bills that Passed

PARENTS BILL OF RIGHTS This legislation says that parents have ultimate decision-making authority on issues of education, physical and mental health. Parents could more easily opt their kids out of medical procedures like vaccinations or educational courses that parents object to – like sex ed. CRAFT DISTILLERIES Florida’s craft distilleries finally leveled the playing field Read more about Bills that Passed[…]