Rep. Erik Fresen

Florida Capitol Complex (Source: dms.myflorida.com)

University Performance Funding Moves Forward

The House on Wednesday rolled out its version of a highly anticipated performance-funding bill for state universities, a measure that carves out the University of Florida and Florida State University from a formula proposed by the university system’s Board of Governors.

03/19/2014

Dade-Budget

Miami-Dade Higher Ed Tax Approved

Voters will have an opportunity to vote on a whether a sales tax increase should be allowed.

01/17/2014

An artist rendering of proposed changes to Sun Life Stadium (Source: Miami Dolphins)

M-D Republicans Internally Fighting Over Sun Life Stadium

The Republican Executive Committee of Miami-Dade County issued a strong message to all local Republicans in the state legislature, don’t even think about voting in favor of the Sun Life Stadium renovation plan.

CBS Miami–04/05/2013

(Photo Credit: MIKE CLARKE/AFP/Getty Images)

Miami Beach Commission Votes No On Gambling Resolution

Miami Beach commissioners decided Wednesday afternoon that they are not willing to take a gamble on casinos. The commission voted no on a resolution that says casinos are a losing wager for the city.

CBS4–12/14/2011

(Source: Genting) The Hotel and Restaurant complex of the Genting resort is intended to evoke a view of a coral reef

Miami Beach Commissioners Set To Vote On Gambling Resolution

The City of Miami Beach may not be ready to take a gamble on expanded casino gambling in South Florida. Wednesday afternoon, city commissioners will vote on a resolution that says casinos are a losing wager for the city.

CBS4–12/13/2011

(Source: CBS4)

Senate Casino Plan Will See Some Revisions

A Senate bill that would clear the way for resort casinos in Florida will be revamped, after lawmakers raised a flurry of questions Wednesday about issues such as the impact on longstanding pari-mutuel facilities.

CBS4–12/08/2011

(Source: Mardi Gras Casino)

Fl. Legislature Considers Expanded Gambling

As the Legislature considers several bills that would alter or even expand gambling in Florida, the chairman of a key House panel said Tuesday the states need to acknowledge its status as a gaming state and find a more effective way to regulate the industry.

CBS4–03/23/2011

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