Gambling Deal Goes To Gov. Ron DeSantisJust a day after lawmakers gave final approval, Gov. Ron DeSantis on Thursday formally received a bill that would carry out a 30-year gambling deal with the Seminole Tribe of Florida.
State's 30-Year Gambling Deal Gives Seminole Tribe Exclusive Rights To Sports BettingFlorida lawmakers are on their way home after approving a massive, 30-year gaming compact with the Seminole Tribe of Florida.
New Gaming Compact Could Reshape South Florida For Years To ComeAs a new gaming compact takes another big step towards become a reality in Florida, some changes were made to the bill on Tuesday, including how much money the cities of Hollywood and Davie would get.
‘Craps, Roulette & Sports Betting’: Florida Senate Approves 30-Year Gaming Deal With Seminole TribeWith little debate, the Florida Senate approved a massive 30-year gaming deal with the Seminole Tribe of Florida on Tuesday.
Florida Lawmakers Won't 'Mess With Bingo'A proposal that would have allowed pari-mutuel facilities to offer bingo games stalled Monday in a Senate committee.
'It Is A Cancer On A Community': Miami Beach Mayor, Others, Battle Back Against Gambling Pact With Seminole TribeLeaders and business owners in South Florida are weighing in as lawmakers begin talks over a casino-gaming compact.
Florida Lawmakers Begin Special Session On Gambling As Seminole Tribe Tries To Ease Concerns About DealAs lawmakers prepare to decide whether to approve a $2.5 billion gambling deal with the Seminole Tribe of Florida, the tribe is trying to calm concerns about part of the agreement that could open the door to the legalization of online betting in the state.
Florida Legislators Say No To Smoking Medical MarijuanaMedical marijuana is still a hot topic in Tallahassee as state legislators spend their second day of a special session wrangling over money for public schools and economic development.
Medical Marijuana Left Out Of Special SessionThe Special Session next week will include funding for education and economic development but what about medical marijuana? Not for now.
Special Session Cost Taxpayers More Than Half A Million DollarsThe bitter budget battle between the state's House and Senate ended costing Florida taxpayers more than half a million dollars.
Redistricting Special Session CollapsesA special legislative session to redraw congressional districts collapsed Friday as the House and Senate could not reach agreement on a map.
Senate Preps Tax Cut Package For VoteThe Senate has finalized an approximately $400 million tax-cut package which they'll vote on early next week, the final week of the special legislative session.
Special Session To Draw New Maps BeginsLawmakers are back in Tallahassee Thursday for a special session to draw a new map for the state’s congressional districts.
Special Session For Congressional Re-Districting Coming TogetherThe schedule for a special legislative session to come up with new congressional districts is beginning to take shape.
No Hope For Special Session On "Stand Your Ground" LawAny hope of holding a special legislative session on the state's "stand your ground" self-defense law is officially dead.