Category: Florida News

Bonding Question Hovers Over Florida Education Projects

By LLOYD DUNKELBERGER THE NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA ©2017 The News Service of Florida. All rights reserved. Posting or forwarding this material without permission is prohibited. You can view the Terms of Use on our website. THE CAPITAL, TALLAHASSEE, March…
Regulators Ready to Grapple With Gulf Power Rates

By JIM SAUNDERS THE NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA ©2017 The News Service of Florida. All rights reserved. Posting or forwarding this material without permission is prohibited. You can view the Terms of Use on our website. THE CAPITAL, TALLAHASSEE, March…
New Forecast Continues Cloudy Budget Picture

By BRANDON LARRABEE THE NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA ©2017 The News Service of Florida. All rights reserved. Posting or forwarding this material without permission is prohibited. You can view the Terms of Use on our website. THE CAPITAL, TALLAHASSEE, March…
3 Pieces of Florida Legislation You Aren’t Hearing About

Enough about Speaker Corcoran, President Negron, and their headline grabbing agendas, for now; with 120 House Members and 40 Senators, we’d be doing readers a disservice by not talking about some lesser-known legislation from other Representatives. From increasing the penalties…
The Florida War on Zika

The Zika virus—a mosquito-borne virus known to yield severe birth defects—made international news originally from the southern reaches of South America. Media has been tracking it as it has moved north and infiltrated the United States, and now, Florida lawmakers…
Prosecutor’s Stance Roils Death Penalty Debate

By DARA KAM THE NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA ©2017 The News Service of Florida. All rights reserved. Posting or forwarding this material without permission is prohibited. You can view the Terms of Use on our website. THE CAPITAL, TALLAHASSEE, March…
The Florida House Members’ Educational Backgrounds

As the 2017 legislative session carries on colorfully in Tallahassee, dozens of articles come out about dozens of House Members each day. Amidst all the noise and commotion, and with 49 new members, it can be a little difficult to…
A Tale of Two Chambers

Just as Senate President Joe Negron seems hell-bent on buying 60,000 acres from US Sugar for restoration projects south of Lake Okeechobee, House Speaker Richard Corcoran seems determined to kill Enterprise Florida and severely limit Visit Florida. The two agencies…