Issues of Interest

ANDREW’S RESTAURANT Tallahassee’s iconic Andrew’s Downtown restaurant located by the State Capitol will be closing its doors, moving to a yet to be determined new location. Opened by Andy Reiss in 1972 as a deli, Andrew’s has been known by many names: Brass Rail, Andrew’s 2nd Act, Maxin’s, Tutto Bene, Andrew’s Upstairs, Andrew’s Capital Grill and Read more about Issues of Interest[…]

Bills That Passed

CONTESTING LOCAL ORDINANCES The bill, if enacted, would require local governments to prepare a “business impact estimate” before adopting certain proposed ordinances. Cities and counties would be prohibited from enforcing any ordinance that is the subject of legal action challenging the ordinance’s validity on the grounds that it is preempted by the Florida Constitution or state Read more about Bills That Passed[…]

Issues of Interest

COVID-19 The U.S. Centers for Disease and Prevention is no longer requiring states to report new infection numbers and plans to reduce reporting of COVID-19 data. The World Health Organization has declared that COVID-19 is no longer a global pandemic health emergency. EXECUTIVE APPOINTMENTS The Senate approved 16 executive appointments on May 4th, confirming the majority of Read more about Issues of Interest[…]

Legal Updates

ELECTION LAW The U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals has overturned a federal judge’s ruling that a 2021 elections law was discriminatory against Black voters. The law imposed new restrictions on mail-in voting and voter registration groups and prohibited people from giving snacks and drinks to voters waiting in line to cast ballots. SANCTUARY CITY LAW A U.S. Circuit Read more about Legal Updates[…]