Florida Budget ‘Turkey’ List Totals $281 MillionFlorida TaxWatch has released a list of 166 “turkeys” in a newly passed state budget.
Florida Governor Ron DeSantis Sets Dates For Session On Property InsuranceFlorida Governor Ron DeSantis announced Tuesday that lawmakers will return to the Capitol in late May for a special legislative session to address the state's rising property insurance rates.
Florida House Votes To Axe Walt Disney's Special Taxing DistrictThe Walt Disney Co. is zero for two in the Florida legislature's special session after the House voted on a bill that would dissolve Disney World's private government.
Florida Senate Passes Gov. DeSantis' Controversial Congressional Redistricting PlanOver the objections of Democrats who contend Republicans are being “bullied” by Gov. Ron DeSantis, the Senate on Wednesday approved a congressional redistricting plan that would favor the GOP.
GOP Rep. Anthony Sabatini Pushes ‘Constitutional Carry’ Special SessionState Rep. Anthony Sabatini wants backing from lawmakers to hold a special legislative session about a “constitutional carry” gun proposal.
Gov. DeSantis' Congressional Redistricting Plan Tears Up Black Rep's District But Gets Key Senate BackingGov. Ron DeSantis' newly submitted congressional redistricting map, which dismantles a Black congressman’s district, landed quick support from the leader of the Senate’s reapportionment efforts.
Florida Legislative Leaders Give Up, Defer To DeSantis On Congressional MapsFlorida lawmakers are going to let Gov. Ron DeSantis design the state’s new congressional lines, after he vetoed their initial proposal and called them back to Tallahassee for a special legislative session to draw a new map.
Facing South Florida: Failures Of Florida’s 2022 Legislative SessionJim DeFede focused on two of the biggest failures of Florida’s 2022 legislative session.
Florida Lawmakers To Hold Special Session After Gov. DeSantis Vetoes New Congressional MapFlorida lawmakers will hold a special session in April to redraw a new congressional map after Gov. Ron Desantis vetoed the one they had approved.
Gov. Ron DeSantis Points To Need To ‘Do More’ On InsuranceGov. Ron DeSantis expects lawmakers will make changes in Florida's troubled property-insurance system sometime this year, at the latest after the November elections.
Florida Law Will Block Restraints For Students With DisabilitiesAfter lawmakers unanimously passed the measure this month, Gov. Ron DeSantis on Friday signed a bill that will help prevent the use of devices to restrain public-school students with disabilities.
Bill Signed To Aid Florida Students With EpilepsyGov. Ron DeSantis on Friday signed a bill that will require schools to create “individualized” action plans to care for students who have epilepsy or seizure disorders.
Critics Seek Veto Of Nursing Home ChangesOpponents of a bill that would change nursing-home staffing standards are ratcheting up efforts to convince Gov. Ron DeSantis to veto it.
Gov. DeSantis Reiterates Veto Vow On RedistrictingGov. Ron DeSantis has reiterated his intention to veto a congressional redistricting plan that he contends is unconstitutional.
Republican State Sen. Jeff Brandes Upset Homeowners Insurance Crisis Wasn’t Addressed During Legislative SessionOne issue the Florida Legislature failed to address in this year’s session was the rise of homeowners insurance rates in Florida.