Category: Florida News

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…
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…
Corcoran and Scott Battle Over Lottery

  Florida’s Speaker of the House Richard Corcoran (R-Land O’ Lakes) has established for himself a very public stance against the so-called “corporate welfare state,” and he has fought valiantly to crack down on agencies and governing entities that provide…