Jim Waldman

Steve Perman (Source: believeinsteve.com) and Kristin Jacobs (Source: Broward.org) are battling for the House District 96 seat.

Battle Over Experience Dominates Broward Primary

Steve Perman is talking trash. And now he wants Broward County voters to smell what he means. The Coral Springs chiropractor this week unwrapped an odiferous “scratch-and-sniff” mailer — possibly the first of its kind in the Florida campaign world — to smoke out Broward County Commissioner Kristin Jacobs in the Democratic primary battle for House District 96.

08/20/2014

PARADISE ISLAND, BAHAMAS - MAY 24:  A couple is seen para-sailing during the first round of the Pure Silk-LPGA Bahamas Classic at the Ocean Club course on May 24, 2013 in Paradise Island, Bahamas.  (Photo by Sam Greenwood/Getty Images)

Other Issues Anchored To Parasailing Bill In House

A long-sought effort to regulate Florida’s commercial parasailing industry has been weighed down in the House with tethered kite boarding and moored ballooning.

04/16/2014

Gambling machine at an internet cafe.  (CBS4)

Internet Cafe Ban Approved By Final Committee

Legislation that would shutter Internet cafes and possibly senior arcades passed the Senate Rules Committee unanimously Tuesday, and the sponsor said he would push for a vote by the full Senate as soon as Thursday.

CBS4–04/02/2013

Gambling machine at an internet cafe.  (CBS4)

House Moves To Ban Internet Cafes

In the wake of a scandal which prompted the resignation ofthe state’s lieutenant governor, the House is moving full steam ahead on a measure which would ban internet cafes and adult arcades.

03/21/2013

Early voters wait in line to vote in the presidential election on the first day of early voting at a polling station setup in the Miami-Dade County elections department on October 27, 2012 in Miami, Florida.  (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

State House Panel Approves Bill To Expand Early Voting Days

While a proposal to expand the number of early voting days and limit the length of a ballot passed in a House subcommittee on Wednesday, Democrats said it will need change if it is to garner bipartisan support.

CBS4–02/13/2013

Florida Legislature. (Source: AP)

“Inspirational Messages” Bill Passes In House

Students who wish to deliver “inspirational messages” at school events may soon be able to do so. On Thursday the Florida House approved SB 98 on nearly a partly line vote which now sends it to Gov. Rick Scott’s desk for approval.

03/01/2012

(Photo by Daniel Barry/Getty Images)

Raise Smoke Tax & Lower Driver Fees, House Dem Says

A South Florida lawmaker wants to increase cigarette taxes by $1 a pack and is offering a political sweetener to try to get it passed: Use the money to roll back fees on motorists.

CBS4–12/20/2011

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