Facing South Florida: Florida’s Insurance CrisisJim DeFede went one-on-one with Republican State Sen. Jeff Brandes.
Local Government Lawsuit Bill Going To DeSantisWith supporters touting the measure as pro-business, the Florida House gave final approval Wednesday to a bill that could open the door to businesses filing lawsuits against cities and counties.
Florida's Legislative Session To Open Without COVID-19 RestrictionsLegislative leaders are monitoring the spike in coronavirus cases across Florida but haven’t made plans to reimpose restrictions on public access that were used during the 2021 session.
Military Proposed As Alternative To Jail TimeCertain criminal offenders could opt for a hitch in the military over jail time, under a proposal filed for the upcoming legislative session.
10 Big Issues To Watch During The 2021 SessionThe 2021 legislative session will start March 2, with Gov. Ron DeSantis giving the annual State of the State address.
Facing South Florida: 2020 Florida Legislative Session Preview“Facing South Florida” host Jim DeFede previews the 2020 Florida legislative session with State Rep. Kionne McGhee.
Facing South Florida: Previewing The 2020 Florida Legislative SessionFacing South Florida host Jim DeFede devoted the entire half-hour to previewing the 2020 legislative session.
Seven Florida Ballot Initiatives To Keep An Eye OnFlorida lawmakers this month approved a controversial bill that is expected to make it harder to put citizens’ initiatives on the ballot.
Facing South Florida: The Florida Education DebateThis past session the Florida legislature took on some major education issues: Increasing the voucher program, creating new standards for hiring teachers as well as the raises they receive.
Facing South Florida: Discussing The 2019 Legislative SessionThis week on Facing South Florida, we take a deep dive into the Florida Legislative session.
Ten Big Issues From The 2019 Florida Legislative SessionFlorida lawmakers finished the 2019 legislative session Saturday by passing a budget for the upcoming year.
Facing South Florida: Sanctuary CitiesPerhaps the most emotional and divisive issue of the just-ended Florida legislative session was a bill to ban sanctuary cities.
Florida Legislative Session Goes Into Overtime To Pass $91.1B BudgetBetter late than never, at least in Florida’s capital city.
Florida Lawmakers Debating Senate Proposal For Lottery Addiction WarningBooze and beer don’t carry similar cautions, but some Republican lawmakers want people playing the state lottery to be warned that the games may be addictive.
Florida Lawmakers Finalize Deal On $90 Billion State BudgetHouse and Senate budget chiefs agreed to a roughly $90 billion budget deal that was expected to be printed late Tuesday, clearing the way for the 2019 legislative session to end later this week.