Michelle Rehwinkel Vasilinda
Lawmakers are closer to giving Gov. Rick Scott one of his priorities for the 2014 session, an election-year rollback of vehicle-registration fees that were raised under the watch of his potential Democratic challenger.
One of the sales-tax holidays backed by Gov. Rick Scott received Senate committee support Monday, but minor turbulence could be ahead as the measure travels through the Legislature.
Two Democratic lawmakers have filed measures to create a month-long sales tax holiday for purchases of energy-efficient appliances.
A South Florida Democrat has filed a bill that would impose labeling requirements to make sure consumers know they are buying genetically engineered foods.
It’s illegal in 17 states, and a new bill by a House Democrat would make it illegal in Florida.