Miami-Dade was the big winner when it came to state money handed out to counties after Gov. Scott signed the new $74.5 billion budget on Monday.
Following the team’s crushing defeat in Tallahassee, Dolphin CEO Mike Dee announced on Sunday team owner Stephen Ross would not invest any new money into Sun Life stadium.
Now that the dust has settled on the most recent legislative session, Florida Gov. Rick Scott should feel good about the things he wanted to accomplish. In the end he got most of them — but it didn’t come easy.
The Miami Dolphins’ plans to renovate Sun Life Stadium died in the Florida House Friday. The defeat could end up costing South Florida millions of dollars in revenue from future Super Bowl’s and left fans in the area asking, what now?
The future of Sun Life Stadium, and possibly future Super Bowls in South Florida, is up in the air Friday afternoon after the Florida House of Representatives failed to take up a bill dealing with the renovation of Sun Life Stadium.
The Florida Legislature’s 60-day regular session will come to an end Friday but not before trying to deal with a plethora of bills still hanging in the balance.
The Florida Legislature appears poised to give final approval to the state’s $74.5 billion budget and send it to Governor Rick Scott’s desk Friday.
Some good news for property owners who are covered by Citizens Property Insurance. On Thursday, the Senate approved a watered down House bill to reform the state backed insurance provider.
All eyes will again be on the Florida House of Representatives Thursday as the legislative session enters its final 48 hours. But, unlike the last two days, business should move through the House quickly.
The clock on the Sun Life Stadium bill in the Florida Legislature is deep in the fourth quarter and the Miami Dolphins have just 48 hours to get a vote out of the House, which has a major traffic jam of bills as of Wednesday.