Tag: FLA News

Legislative Session’s big winner – Gov. Ron DeSantis

In most cases the legislature gives a newly elected governor a honeymoon period.  As the 2019 legislative session concluded Saturday… Read More

1 month ago

Lawmakers sign off on budget as session ends

Florida’s Republican-dominated Legislature quickly put the finishing touches on a record $91.1 billion spending plan Saturday, meeting numerous requests from… Read More

1 month ago

Despite cities objections, DeSantis signs firefighter cancer benefits

After the proposal received unanimous support in the Legislature, Gov. Ron DeSantis on Friday signed a bill that will expand… Read More

2 months ago

State budget funnels money to hurricane recovery

Florida lawmakers put just over $220 million in the new state budget for Hurricane Michael recovery efforts, as the wait… Read More

2 months ago

School ‘Guardian’ expansion goes to DeSantis

Republican lawmakers on Wednesday gave final passage to a wide-ranging school safety bill that would allow classroom teachers to be… Read More

2 months ago

Budget chiefs finalize state spending plan

House and Senate budget chiefs agreed Tuesday to a roughly $90 billion budget deal, but lawmakers will not end the… Read More

2 months ago

Visit Florida, jobs fund get money

Florida’s tourism-marketing arm will get an extra nine months --- and a $50 million budget --- to prove itself to… Read More

2 months ago

Texting and driving ban heads to Governor

Law enforcement officers could pull over motorists they see texting and driving on Florida roads, under a bill now headed… Read More

2 months ago

School funding resolved as budget deal gets closer

In a flurry of decisions, top Republicans edged closer Sunday night to reaching a final deal on a state budget… Read More

2 months ago

DeSantis huddles with Seminole Tribe, pari-mutuels

As he sifts through a proposed gambling deal that could have a wide-ranging impact on the state’s pari-mutuel facilities, Gov.… Read More

2 months ago

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