Ahead of the kick off of the longer back-to-school tax holiday, lobbyists for retailers are already pushing to keep it for next year.
The Senate and the House are moving closer to an agreement on tax cuts.
The House has positioned its dramatically streamlined tax-cut package for a vote on Friday.
A state representative for Florida is apologizing for a tweet that drew criticism over possible racial undertones.
State Rep. Matt Gaetz has apologized for a Twitter post that drew criticism about possible racial overtones.
If a doctor says you are about to die then you have the “Right To Try” according to a bill passed unanimously by the House that would let people use experimental drugs. However, marijuana was still left off the table.
An effort to revamp the state’s approach to attracting film and television production is moving forward in the House and Senate, after Republican lawmakers openly panned the plan’s most vocal critic.
A Florida state representative, who wants to make it harder for people to find information, like addresses and phone numbers, of military service members and their immediate family, is using the threat of the Islamic State to advance the bill.
House members backed Gov. Rick Scott’s push to reduce taxes on cell-phone bills and pay TV on Tuesday. And they bettered the governor, by $17 million, in rolling out a $690 million tax-reduction package that offers a slew of sales-tax holidays and eliminating taxes on gun-club memberships, college textbooks, materials purchased at book fairs and vehicles purchased overseas and brought to Florida by military members.
House members began moving forward Wednesday with a renewed effort to approve a pilot needle-exchange program in Miami-Dade County.