Legislative Issues

REDISTRICTING The Florida Senate Committee on Reapportionment and the Florida House Redistricting Committee, as well as their individual subcommittees, have continued to work to develop district maps as required by law. Committee staffs have prepared several maps for proposed congressional districts, Florida Senate districts, and Florida House districts. The subcommittees are looking to make their recommendations to Read more about Legislative Issues[…]

Legislative Issues

Governor Ron DeSantis called for a special session of the Florida Legislature to enact protections for 1) workers against employers’ COVID-19 vaccine mandates; and 2) parents to manage healthcare decisions for their children. This will likely impact businesses and government entities who are requiring employees to be vaccinated or risk being fired. It also takes Read more about Legislative Issues[…]

Laws That Go Into Effect October 1st

Although the minimum wage constitutional amendment went into effect in January, some Floridians will see their wage increase as the first bump, as outlined by the amendment, starts October 1st. The minimum wage increases to $10 an hour and will continue rising until it reaches $15/hour by September 30, 2026. Other bills that go into Read more about Laws That Go Into Effect October 1st[…]