Dana Young

A growler of beer is poured at Wynwood Brewing Company on April 25, 2014 in Miami, Florida. Earlier this week Floridas Senate Rules Committee voted 9-4 for a bill that would heavily restrict the states craft breweries such as the Wynwood Brewing Company and is supported by the Florida Beer Wholesalers Association, which has controlled beer distribution in the state for decades.  (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

‘Growlers’ Going To The Governor

Half-gallon “growlers” are closer to going under brewery taps across Florida.

04/24/2015

(Source: CBS4)

Gambling Bill Remains A Long Shot

Despite narrow approval by a House committee Tuesday, odds remain long that lawmakers will sign off on a gambling proposal that could do away with dog racing, pave the way for Las Vegas-style casinos in South Florida and open the door for slot machines in Lee and Palm Beach counties.

04/21/2015

State Capitol (Source: David Sutta/CBS4)

House, Senate On Different Gambling Tracks

House and Senate leaders are taking divergent approaches to the perennially thorny issue of gambling, with the House vetting a soup-to-nuts gaming measure Thursday even as the Senate pursues negotiations with the Seminole Tribe of Florida.

03/26/2015

Florida Money

Two Major Business Group Back Seminole Compact

Two of the Capitol’s most influential business lobbies, in a new television ad, are urging an extension of a state gambling agreement with the Seminole Tribe of Florida.

03/09/2015

Florida Capitol

Florida House Of Representatives Welcomes New Majority Leader

Florida’s House of Representatives welcomed Rep. Steve Precourt, an Orlando Republican, as the Florida House’s new majority leader.

CBS4–11/14/2012

(Source: CBS4) Greyhound racing may be a thing of the past

Live Greyhound Racing Could Be On The Way Out

A pair of state legislators are trying to drum up support for their bills which would eliminate the requirement that dog tracks off live racing.

CBS4–01/17/2012