Judges may have another way to help repeat DUI offenders sober up for good.
Under a proposal approved Thursday by a House committee as part of an all-inclusive health-care bill, the Miami-Dade County Commission could lose power to approve labor contracts with employees at Jackson Memorial Hospital.
The proposed modernization of Sun Life Stadium hasn’t even been finalized but the Miami Dolphins organization is moving forward and planning a job fair to makes sure the project has a diverse local workforce.
The Florida Senate has approved a bill that grants a sales tax exemption and allows Miami-Dade County voters to decide on using tourist dollars to help with the renovations to Sun Life Stadium.
The Florida House is at odds with the Senate over a plan to reduce fees for motorists in the Sunshine State. The Senate wants the rollbacks to happen all at once while the House is putting together a plan that would phase in the reductions.
The battle over renovations to Sun Life Stadium and how to pay for it took center stage in Tallahassee Wednesday. The House Economic Affairs Committee approved legislation to allow the modernization plans to move closer to a full House vote.
A straight party-line vote from the House Select Committee on Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act said Florida should not expand Medicaid coverage to nearly one million more residents.