Legislative Issues

Bills That Are Most Likely Dead for Session FINANCIAL LITERACY It appears the financial literacy bill championed for years by former Senator Dorothy Hukill, will not pass as it has stalled in the House. TRAFFIC CAMERAS The repeal of red light cameras is once again on the agenda for the Legislature. Previous attempts to implement Read more about Legislative Issues[…]

Legislative Issues

DAYLIGHT SAVINGS We all groan twice a year when our clocks move forward or backward. Bills have been introduced in both chambers that would require Florida to observe Daylight Savings year-round. MEDICAL MARIJUANA Senator Brandes, a supporter of medical marijuana use, has filed a bill which would replace the 2014 Compassionate Use Act.  His bill Read more about Legislative Issues[…]

Legal Updates

SCHOOL VOUCHER PROGRAM Leon County’s Chief Circuit Judge, Charles Francis, tossed out a lawsuit aimed at blocking the expansion of Florida’s school voucher program.  The expansion allows middle income families, beginning in 2016, to receive partial vouchers and removes a requirement that students attend a public school immediately prior to receiving a voucher.  After the ruling Read more about Legal Updates[…]

Items of Interest

FLORIDA LOTTERY TO JOIN NEW MULTI-STATE GAME The Florida Lottery has joined twenty-two states offering a new “Monopoly Millionaire’s Club” lottery based on the popular Monopoly board game. Tickets  cost $5 and the top prize is $25 million. The number of $1 million prizes up for grabs will grow each week, and the creators say the idea Read more about Items of Interest[…]